Stagecoach Taunton

Welcome to Stagecoach Taunton where we provide an exciting platform for students from 4-18 years to explore the performing arts.

All three disciplines are taught at Stagecoach, singing, dance and drama in a safe, caring and inspiring environment, all under one roof. We are here to encourage and develop each child individually whether as a fantastic hobby or a stepping stone to a career within the performing arts; we are here to provide a ‘Creative Courage for Life’. No previous experience is necessary, just a bundle of enthusiasm!

We are open Saturday mornings through term time and are now enrolling for the Autumn Term. Two-Week trial sessions are available for all new students.


Principal Anne Garrett

Your child is in safe hands. All of our Team are Enhanced DBS checked.

Meet The Team

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FREE DISCOVERY DAY

Don't miss out on this FREE taster session! An amazing opportunity to experience a mini taster session for our new Friday night school which is opening in January. A fun, exciting and informal time for students and parents. A safe and happy environment where we want to bring out the very best in every child, learning skills for life!

FRESH NEW SCHOOL OPENING!

Stagecoach Taunton is excited to announce a new Friday night school opening next term! If you want your weekends free and have children who are desperate to take part in this amazing globally recognized brand, now is the time to sign up to these fabulous sessions in Acting, Singing and Dance.

AND THAT'S A WRAP!

We have had an amazing term. Here are just some of the highlights.. An inspiring West End Workshop. The creation of a new Performance Troupe. Carols by Candlelight. A theater trip to see The Wizard of Oz. Audition opportunity for our young male students for a film. And lastly, all our LAMDA students now awaiting their results.

NEW TERM

Watch this space for all good things being planned for the coming term, its going to be exciting!

LAMDA EXAMS

We prepare students for LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) exams in various categories... developing essential performing and also life skills.

Weekly Classes

Early Stages (for ages 4-6 yrs)

Early Stages classes run alongside the main Stagecoach schools, where young people learn skills in each of the three Musical Theatre disciplines of singing, dancing & drama, so it is an easy step when it is time to transfer to the next stage.

(90 minutes each week)

Main Stages (for ages 6-18 yrs)

Main Stages classes are split in three age appropriate groups, where young people learn new skills in each of the complementary Musical Theatre disciplines of singing, dancing & drama. We nurture the shy and apprehensive, until they find their feet and voice, whilst at the same time developing and channelling those with bundles of talent, confidence and energy. We believe in the potential of every child!

(3 hrs each week)

Further Stages (for ages 15+ yrs)

Our advanced musical theatre sessions give talented students the chance to extend their performance skills.  Through in-depth training and master classes, we help students to hone their skills in singing, dancing and acting.  We also give students the confidence to audition for theatre and vocational drama schools (if that is their goal) and make sure they are well prepared for interviews and auditions. 

Fees in accordance with Main Stages.

Holiday Workshops

Meet The Team

Principal - Anne Garrett

Anne has spent all of her working life within the performing arts, starting out at the age of sixteen in a dancing career that spanned ten years. 

She travelled around the world spending five years at the Lido in Paris, two years at the MGM in America, TV credits and contracts in Sweden and South Korea. 

Having gained a huge amount of experience and knowledge in the theatre world, Anne returned to England and opened her own theatre school is Sussex. She taught all three disciplines: singing, dancing and drama. Anne ran the school for 25 years before handing the reins to a former student. 

With her continued passion for the performing arts, Anne has now returned to her roots in the West Country and is thrilled to be the Principal of Stagecoach Taunton. 

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