About

Starcast Performing Arts Schools provide exceptional part time theatre training for 4 – 18 year olds in singing, dancing and acting, in Salisbury, Amesbury and Romsey.

Starcast was founded in 2009 in Salisbury by professional and international performer and dancer, Samantha Holloway who wanted to develop and encourage local children’s love for the Performing Arts in a school where no one is judged and everyone feels valued. The Schools grew from one session a week to 6 busy schools in Salisbury, Amesbury and Romsey with nearly 300 students attending weekly classes.

Starcast is a friendly, welcoming Performing Arts School which is suitable for all levels from beginners to advanced. Through our classes, teaching techniques and performance opportunities our students learn to be confident, articulate and expressive – skills for life.

We pride ourselves in offering inspirational, creative, fun classes in a professional, disciplined environment.

In our sessions we cover many aspects of the three main Theatre Arts disciplines from West End musical theatre through to street dance, commercial dance, hip hop, chart songs and acting for camera.

Students gain valuable insights into the industry with regular special guest workshops led by experienced professionals from stage and screen.

There is a strong focus on performance opportunities this helps students develop their confidence and potential, to give every student the chance to shine on stage.

Many students have also gained professional work such as parts in the West End of tour of “Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang” and “Evita” and TV adverts, thanks to our partnership with an established talent agency.

We also offer guidance and support for students who wish to apply for professional vocational college and university auditions.

Our school is constantly evolving but our principles stay the same…. respect, discipline, diligence, fun and friendships are key to a wonderful training and happy, confident children.

Testimonials

  • I have trained with Starcast for 7 years now. I love the family environment, everyone supports one another and how everyone’s energy bounces off each other which pushes everyone to do the best they can. Starcast has completely changed my life for the better and given me so many opportunities, so if you have even the slightest feeling that you want to join just go for it!

    - Arian, Age 17 - Starcast Student
  • So many thanks to the amazing teachers at Starcast, Alfie would never have flourished without your amazing love and support xx

    - Lisa, Starcast Parent
  • Starcast - You are the best!! We love you so much - you inspire, encourage and support those children to be the best that they can be - your love for the craft shines through you and ultimately them!! They are very blessed to have you steering them along their journey together. Our children make us all proud, but in no small part because of you and the amazing team you have with you!!

    - Elaine - Starcast Parent
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