Stagecoach Wakefield

With over 700 theatre schools worldwide and more than 40,000 students, Stagecoach Wakefield is part of the largest network of part-time performing arts schools for 4 - 18 year olds in the UK. We ensure that each child gets the most out of their experience by building life skills and confidence while having lots of fun.

Stagecoach Wakefield opened in 2001 and many of our students have gone on to achieve great things.

The Team

Principal Katie Firth


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Performance Opportunity

Our Stage 3 students and Further Stages will be performing alongside Opera Boys at the Wakefield Theatre Royale on Tuesday 14th February! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE

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

Themed Children's Parties

Birthdays & Celebrations

We understand that with the increasing demands on parents, juggling the pressures of work and family life, time is at an essence. Therefore Stagecoach Parties provide a way to remove the stress from what should be a day of celebration for everyone and allow you to sit back, relax and let us do all the work! Whether they want to be fairies, pirates or detectives, there is a Stagecoach Party for everyone!

Meet The Teachers

Principal - Katie Firth

Katie began working for Stagecoach in 2002 developing dance within the school and sharing her passion for the arts. Katie graduated from The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts in 2005 with distinction and went on to further her career as a performer and freelance dance artist, touring nationally and internationally. Katie recently established her own dance company giving opportunities to many young people who have a love for dance! As the new Principal of Stagecoach Wakefield Katie is dedicated to creating an enjoyable, creative experience for all those who attend the school.