Open Stages is a great way for young people aged between 5 and 15 who enjoy being creative to meet new friends, share ideas, learn new skills and have lots of fun making a performance. Open Stages runs on Saturdays for 10 weeks in the autumn and spring terms, culminating in a performance in Spring 2019. 

Age 5-7        10am - 11.30am
Age 8-11      12pm - 1.30pm
Age 12-15    2pm - 3.30pm

Autumn Term: Sat 15 Sep - Sat 1 Dec 2018
(Half-term break Sat 20 and Sat 27 Oct)

Spring Term: Sat 12 Jan - Sat 23 Mar 2019
(Half-term break Sat 23 Feb)


Performance date:
Sat 23 Mar 2019

At Northern Stage we want young performers to have exactly the same opportunities to develop their talent as older artists. This is a perfect opportunity for youngsters to get acquainted with a variety of theatrical approaches, apply what they learn to their school studies and encourages creativity, discipline, teamwork, sharing, confidence and play. 

Cost: £60 per term.

Concessionary places are available. If you would like more information please contact Ali Ward-Timms at [email protected].

To access membership benefits, including priority ticket and Season Pass booking, sign up here

"I just want to say that the 12-15 year olds open stage performance was utterly entertaining and thought provoking. All of the young people were fantastic and it’s incredible that Danielle was able to create such a marvellous piece of theatre in such a short space of time. I feel so fortunate that you have given my daughters the opportunity to have fun, and make new friends while developing their confidence, creativity and learning new skills in such a magical and inclusive environment." - Participant Parent 

Open Stages 2018 Spring Performance Gallery 

Open Stages Spring 18