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Welcome to Upstage Drama Chorley

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Our Drama School offers a wide variety of services to all of our students, no matter what their skill level may be. From a weekend drama club to summer holiday workshops or even private tuition, we’ve got you covered. We understand that each student has a different style of learning, and we aim to accommodate all of our students. Take a look at all of our service offerings below.

Musical Theater Classes

Saturday Drama Club

We're looking for enthusiastic young people to join us for  weekend drama club sessions.
If you're searching for a fun challenge, this is for you! Build your confidence, make new friends and maybe find a new hobby.

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What we stand for

Upstage Drama believes in being more than just a kids and young adults acting class in Lancashire. Our aim is to instil children with the confidence and self-belief to go on to achieve whatever they want in life whether that’s in the entertainment industry or not.
During our drama lessons and workshops, based in Chorley, Upstage pupils further develop their social skills in a friendly and safe environment where they make life-long friends and most importantly - have fun!

Everyone is actively encouraged to be creative and develop as individuals rather than trying to hide what makes them unique, which in turn allows them to understand the diversity of our world.
Upstage Drama is somewhere children find the support and encouragement they need to grow and young adults find their true voice.

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Pupils of Upstage Drama have gone onto LAMDA, Rose Bruford, RSAMD, East 15, Italia Conti and Arden Theatre Schools as well as Winchester, Oxford, York and Manchester Metropolitan Universities.

Members of Upstage Drama are working professionally in theatre and TV including Heartbeat, The Forsyte Saga, The Ward, Waterloo Road, Doctors, Holby City, Vincent, Ideal, Coronation Street and Oliver Stone's Alexander the Great.


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On Saturday mornings we work with the children to help improve their confidence through games and working on scenes. Each week the children learn about a different aspect of acting but the main purpose of the classes are to encourage their development as well-rounded individuals. 

When: Saturdays, 10am – 11.30am

Ages: approximately 8 to 11-years-old

Price: £5 per session


Similar to the intermediate class, we encourage improvisation to address various topics that young people face, helping them to build confidence and character.

When: Saturdays, 11.30am – 1.30pm

Ages: approximately 11 to 16-years-old

Price: £6 per session

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School Holiday Workshops

Upstage’s Summer Workshops run for a whole week with a performance for family and friends on the Friday. They give the children the chance to develop their focus over the week and have fun performing during the Summer holidays with their friends.
When: Intermediates are in the first week of the Summer holidays and the Seniors are in the last week of the Summer holidays.
Ages: 8-11 years and 11 -16 years
Price: Various


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