Stagecoach Westmount-NDG

A very warm welcome to Stagecoach Westmount-NDG!
 
Through skill development in acting, singing, and dancing, we aim to prepare children to shine on the stage and in their everyday lives. At Stagecoach Westmount-NDG, we provide quality, part-time training in the performing arts to children and young people ages 4–16.
 
Our classes will stretch young imaginations, build expressive confidence, and support children in unleashing their potential in a safe, stimulating and educational environment.
 
Classes run every Saturday during the school term. Come in and discover the Stagecoach experience! (Cliquez sur le drapeau pour le français).

Amanda Mariani

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FALL 2024 term!

Registration is now open for our Fall 2024 Term at Stagecoach Westmount-NDG! Our 11-week Fall term will welcome many new experiences for our aspiring triple threats. From thematic units in acting, to exploring various genres in singing & dance, we are looking forward to a jam-packed session of FUN! Secure your child's spot early!

2024 Summer Camps!

Are you ready to discover the wonders of the ocean, feel like a REAL pop star, and take a bite of the Big Apple? Well then, our Summer Camps are for YOU! Registration is now open with half and full day options. Come and join the fun! Les inscriptions sont maintenant ouvertes pour nos camps d'été 2024 ; venez vous amuser !

NEW 11.30am Early Stages!

NEW CLASS ALERT! We have added another 11.30am class for our littlest triple threats on Saturday mornings! Not only are acting, singing and dancing on the menu, but our exceptional program also builds the foundations for teamwork, collaboration, and let's not forget creativity and confidence-building!

Better Together!

We are committed to building meaningful, enduring and respectful relationships with our customers, students and our Stagecoach team. We want people to feel a true sense of belonging at Stagecoach Performing Arts, a place where we celebrate and embrace diversity, and where people can be their true, authentic selves.

Parent Testimonial

Beautiful words from a Main Stage parent of two Stagecoach Westmount-NDG students! De belles paroles de la part d'un parent de deux élèves de Stagecoach Westmount-NDG !

Amazing News!

Westmount-NDG’s Principal, Ms. Amanda, has been recognized as the 2024 International Franchisee of the Year - WOW! What an honor and a privilege to work with a company who values growth and passion. Our mission is to continue providing these opportunities for all aspiring triple threats in our community, and to spread love & joy always!

Weekly Classes

Early Stages (for ages 4-6 yrs)

Stagecoach Early Stages
"Welcome to Early Stages, where our youngest stars shine bright! Our classes are tailor-made for budding performers ages 4 to 6, igniting their passion for singing, dancing, and acting in a vibrant and nurturing environment.

At Early Stages, we believe in the power of creativity and imagination. Through engaging lesson plans and performance based activities, we instill the fundamentals of musical theater while fostering Creative Courage for Life that will extend well beyond the stage. Our experienced instructors provide nurturing guidance, ensuring each child feels safe to explore their talents and unleash their inner star.

Whether your child dreams of being on stage or simply needs to grow their confidence, Early Stages is where the journey begins. Let's create unforgettable memories and build a lifelong love for the performing arts together!"

Main Stages (for ages 6-16 yrs)

Stagecoach Main Stages
Step into the spotlight with our engaging Main Stage programme tailored for students aged 7 to 14! Whether you're a budding star or new to the stage, this immersive 3-hour class caters to all levels of ability.
 
Divided into three, age-appropriate, stages, students rotate through their classes each week taught by passionate, experienced teachers excited to share their love of the arts!  Students spend an hour honing their vocal talents, another perfecting dance moves and technique, and a third diving deep into dramatic expression. This dynamic trifecta not only prepares you for dazzling performances but also boosts confidence in the classroom, sharpens public speaking prowess, and so much more to nurture lifelong creative courage. Each session is crafted to ignite creativity and build essential skills that go beyond the spotlight.

We nurture the shy and apprehensive, until they find their feet and voice, while at the same time developing and channelling those with bundles of talent, confidence and energy. We believe in the potential of every child!  Join us and embrace your Creative Courage for Life!




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Meet The Team

Principal - Amanda Mariani

Hello, and welcome to Stagecoach Westmount-NDG! It is with passion and excitement that Amanda has begun her journey with the Stagecoach family after many years of studying and practising in the field of performing arts. At the age of nine, Amanda discovered her love for singing, playing instruments, and dancing, all of which she went on to practise throughout various stages of her life. After high school, she attended John Abbott College where she completed a DÉC in the Professional Theatre program. Her stage experience at John Abbott includes: Cabaret, Hair, and The Rose Tattoo. This program strengthened her performance skills but also cultivated a sense of creativity, courage, and passion, all of which she brings to her personal and professional lives.
 
In addition to her title of Principal for Stagecoach Westmount-NDG, Amanda is also a Kindergarten/Elementary Education graduate from McGill University (2012) with many years’ experience teaching various subjects. Teaching everything from Music to French in Québec and English as a Second Language in Dubai, she has continued to build her knowledge of the education system and is now very excited to combine it with her passion for the performing arts. Having observed and reflected on different teaching practices throughout the world, Amanda has gathered tools and strategies that she is excited to implement with all of her Stagecoach students and staff!
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