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Franchise Fee: CAN$ 20,000

Startup Capital Required: CAN$ 30,000

Investment Required: CAN$ 40,000

Available Territories: All of Canada, United States, International

Franchise Opportunities Available: Single Units, Resales, Multi Units, Master / Territory

Training : CAN$ 4,000 (travel)

Franchise Units Canada: 13 International: 650

Corporate Units International: 2

In Business Since : 1988

CFA Member Since: 2017

Stagecoach Performing Arts

Sing, Dance, Act
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At Stagecoach, we teach 4-18 year olds to sing, dance and act; not only to perform on stage but also to perform better in life. For 30 years we have seen over one million young people gain confidence and build essential life skills. Our weekly classes allow students to develop and as they grow, the individual businesses in our network also flourish. We have ca. 45000 students in over 650 schools in countries incl. Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Gibraltar, Malta, South Africa, Spain and UK.

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With more than 30 years of experience and over 650 schools internationally, Stagecoach Performing Arts is a leader in extra-curricular performing arts education.  Each week over 2,500 of our teachers help more than 45,000 students develop Creative Courage For Life.

Franchise Opportunities Available across Canada!

We may be 30 years old, but we are not resting on our laurels. Stagecoach is growing faster than ever with record numbers of students and new schools opening each term. Our franchisees have enjoyed more than 22% sales growth over the last 24 months, and so we are looking for passionate and talented franchisees who want to join us on this amazing journey.

We pride ourselves in providing exceptional opportunities for our Students and work with some of the world's leading brands - Disney, Trinity and Rada to name a few.  We believe that every student, whatever their skill and background, should have the opportunity to perform and are able to offer students all around the world amazing performance experiences. For example taking part in our regional events at prestigious theatres in each country, our Summer Showcase in London and Disney’s Dance The Dream experience in Paris.

Stagecoach Franchisees need not come from a Performing Arts background. Our world class education team and comprehensive franchise and teacher training are there to give you all of the support that you need. All we ask is a commitment for quality and a passion for working with children! If you do have a background in performing arts, then a Stagecoach franchise provides not only a great business opportunity, but an unrivalled outlet for your creativity.

Stagecoach has a robust Educational Framework which supports our talented teaching professionals who thrive in creating an interactive environment where they teach their passion -  the disciplines of singing, dancing and acting each week.

Our business model is simple:
  • Franchisees - we attract smart, inspirational entrepreneurs to our business
  • Brand - we’re proud to be a credible brand with over 30 years of heritage in the performing arts
  • Education - the best teachers + the best education = the best results. We call this Creative Courage For Life.
  • Support - continuous and evolving processes, training and operational excellence.

Be part of a fun virtuous circle of growth - as our brand grows, our schools grow and our students grow.  Stagecoach is a rewarding lucrative business opportunity for people who have a passion for giving Children “Creative Courage for Life.”

Training & Support
We are committed to continuous professional development for our franchisees, teachers and staff.

As a franchisee, we will provide you with:
  • On-Site training in both the business and performing arts aspects of running your schools at our Head Office in London, UK and with you in Canada
  • A proprietary IT system to manage the business
  • A branded website to help you market your schools
  • Marketing planning and advice to help you launch your schools and keep them full
  • A dedicated franchise manager to work with you
  • Ongoing new product and program development
  • Exceptional opportunities for your students through our premium partner programme

Stagecoach Investment:

Opportunities are available for both Single Unit franchises and Area Developers. With franchise fees starting at just $20,000, and very low running costs, our initial investment of less than $50,000 gives tremendous earning potentials while running a company to fit your lifestyle.

We are confident that you will realise a healthy return on investment in a short period of time.  Our existing multi-unit Franchisees have a turnover in excess of £350k/$500k per annum.

Stagecoach Performing Arts offer you the opportunity to build and grow a network of schools, putting together a team of professionals to manage your schools and support a teaching team to be responsible for the safety, care and creative learning of your students whilst they receive weekly classes lasting 3 hours with an hour spent on each discipline of Acting, Singing and Dancing during term times throughout the academic year.
This model provides you with the potential to grow and earn a significant income whilst building a substantial saleable asset. You will feel accomplished and take pride in running a successful business, seeing students develop and be inspired as they achieve their full potential through the performing arts.

Whether your background is in business, education or the performing arts, we look for:
* Experience that will enable you to operate as Master Franchisee/Area Developer or Franchisee
* Leadership - Past positions (Decision maker, Business Owner, etc. ...)
* Business Acumen/Commercial Awareness
* Financial stability and ability to invest in the business
* Someone who is well acquainted to the local community & excel at networking
* Experience in or a passion for the performing Arts and Children's Education
* Commitment to being part of an organisation with a collaborative working style
* An ambition to grow/someone who is results orientated

* A comprehensive induction training course in addition to pre and post training done by your Franchise Manager
* A bespoke training plan developed by your Regional Franchise Manager
* Custom-made marketing tool-kit containing social media guidance, PR, advert templates, telemarketing and a bespoke micro-site
* Your own dedicated Regional Franchise Manager to support you across all areas of your business including recruitment, locations,
territory maximization marketing and day-to-day operations
* Support and monitoring from the Marketing Team
* Regular, regional programs to help you succeed i.e. challenging student behaviour or how to run Mini Stages, Parties, etc.
* Child Protection and First Aid training
* Annual conference and franchisee awards
* Access to a team of experts across all departments at Head Office across areas

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