Stagecoach - Performing Arts School Franchise

Stagecoach is an exciting business opportunity that has enjoyed phenomenal growth and success. Now growing in Canada.

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    Franchise Fee: from CA$20,000
  • Available areas
    All areas throughout Canada


Management Franchise Opportunity

Child enrichment is big business!

Stagecoach Performing Arts is a management business model where your role
as franchisee is to operate and grow your business, working with professionals to create and deliver your classes using our educational framework.

You don’t need any performing arts or teaching experience… simply a passion for working with children

Stagecoach teaching team

Don Porter, right, Surrey franchisee and owner of several Stagecoach schools, with one of his teaching team and students as they learn life-enriching skills

Do you have...

Ambition ambition to manage and grow your own business?


...a passion to positively impact children in your community?


...the desire for a great work/life balance with high earnings? ($85,000+ per territory)


...the determination to build an asset you can sell in the future?


Running your own business with Stagecoach

300+ Franchisees Established in the UK in 1988, the network of Stagecoach franchisees now numbers 300+, with a growing global presence across eight countries. This equates to 1,800+ schools and more than 48,000 students every week worldwide.

Stagecoach is growing rapidly across Canada with presence in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia, Quebec and Nova Scotia... and more franchises opening all the time.

With Stagecoach you are following a well-proven business model with an established leading brand which enables you to command a premium price for your classes. An ever-evolving educational framework guides your teachers and the state-of-the-art business management system reduces your administration.

Our large central support team are passionate about ensuring your business is successful from launch right through your entire journey as a Stagecoach franchisee. From marketing to recruiting and retaining teachers, we will be there with the guidance and support you need, when you need it.

Stagecoach Awards


Investment & Returns

There are three routes to becoming a Stagecoach franchisee, each with different investment levels in time, and money, offering different speeds of realising your return on investment. Up to 70% loan funding is typically available (subject to status).

New territory
starting part-time

Cost: $20,000

  • $11,000 cash
  • $26,000 loan funding

TOTAL - $37,000

New territory
FAST startup

Cost: $20,000

  • $18,000 cash
  • $42,000 loan funding

TOTAL - $60,000

Established businesses
for sale

Cost: $50,000 - $200,000 – dependent on resale value

Starting as a franchisee means working Saturdays to oversee your teachers and classes, with the rest of your work based from home, flexible around your family and other commitments.

Once you have 200+ students in your territory and are earning an average of £70,000 per year, you can look to expand further with more schools and more territories. We will help you recruit managers and you will move up into a director-level position.

With multiple territories established you could be earning $150,000+ per year and have the security of an asset of considerable value to sell in the future.

My success story with Stagecoach...


Former hospitality manager


Former corporate executive


Former communications manager


Former teacher


Former actress


Former Stagecoach parent


To be successful with Stagecoach you need to:

  • Be a genuine people-person, passionate about giving children Creative Courage For Life
  • Have the desire to work with teachers and build a multi-school management business
  • Commit to our reputation for maintaining a best-in-class safe environment for children
  • Be willing to follow the proven business model and work with your support team
  • Choose the right route for you:
    • New territory P/T startup – at least $11,000 in cash to invest + loan funding
    • New territory FAST startup – at least $18,000 to invest + loan funding
    • Purchase an established business for sale

The projection (forecasts) of profits or earnings are merely illustrative and should not be considered as the actual profits or earnings which will be expended or realised by you. Stagecoach Theatre Arts Ltd does not claim that you will or can necessarily expect such profits or earnings.  


Stagecoach Performing Arts 2018 Highlights
Stagecoach Performing Arts 2018 Highlights
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