Centre Stage is the award-winning youth theatre group based in Exmouth. We currently have 40 members aged from 11-20.
Being a member of Centre Stage is a big commitment. Rehearsals are held three times a week – Tuesday and Friday evenings and Sunday afternoon. As we lead up to our bigger productions, members need to be available for additional rehearsals.Tuesday rehearsals are held at Brixington School, Friday and Sunday rehearsals are held at Withycombe Methodust Church Hall and other venues used are likely to be The Royal Beacon Hotel and The Manor Hotel.
The next audition for new members will be held on May 7th 2017. If you have any questions re auditions, please contact us via the 'contacts' page
Centre Stage is a registered charity (No. 1122596) and a self-funding company. We raise money through annual subscriptions, the Friends of Centre Stage, our performances and by specific fund-raising events. We are also very grateful for the support and sponsorship we receive from various local organisations and businesses.
Current subscription rates for members - £40 per quarter, plus a £30 joining fee.
Our successes include:
NODA Excellence awards -
The Dreaming 2008
Beauty and the Beast 2011
Exeter Dance Festival regional winners 2009
Devon & Exeter Music Festival
3rd Place in the 2011 All England Dance Competition
NODA President's Award 2011 for Best Youth Production click here
Cats -District Achievement Award 2013
Miss Saigon - NODA South West Youth Award 2013
Rosebowl nominated for our April production of Whistle Down the Wind - results Oct 2014
NODA Southwest nominated for Best musical production Best youth production & Best chorus singing.
Rosebow Award winner 2016 Sophie Hodgson-Smith (Best Actress, The Phantom of The Opera). Coup de Theatre for The Journey to the Phantom Lair
NODA Southwest 2017 nominated for *Best Musical Production *Stage Electric Award for Technical Achievment *Haslemere Award for Visual Excellence *Councillors Cup for Best Youth Production *Gerry Branton Award for best Operatic Production All of these are for Phantom of the Opera our April 2016 production. *UPDATE* Winners of Best Youth Production 2017 for Phantom of the Opera
We are now rehearsing for Barnum (April 2017)
Centre Stage Executive
Executive Chairman - Paul Walker
Deputy Chair -
Finance Director – Matt Evans
Artistic Director – Sue Bonnett
Communications Director – Jude Greenaway
Clerk to the Executive – Alison Walker
Centre Stage Presents
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