Skip navigation
sv
Date Updated: 04-July-2017

Footlights Theatre School UK Franchise

Download FREE prospectus NOW

Footlights is a multi-award winning stage school franchise business.

British Franchise AssociationAs a franchisee, with the help and support of our Head Office, you will build your own thriving stage school business by marketing your classes within your dedicated territory. Additionally, you will manage and inspire a team of teaching staff to provide the children and young people within your school with high quality performing art skills within a safe environment.

Footlights is an Associate member of the British Franchise Association.

How much does a Footlights Theatre School franchise cost?

The total cost of a Footlights Franchise is £13,250 plus VAT* (UK wide).

*Banks can lend up to 70% of the cost depending upon your financial status. 100% of our franchisees have been successful in attaining funding.


Footlights franchise business opportunity drama performance multi-award award-winning performance arts classes acting music dance franchising creative marketing training support lucrative profitable

Join a multi-award winning franchise network and give children within your community the chance to shine!

Multi-award winning organisation Footlights is opening it's doors to entrepreneurs who have a passion for the arts, a belief in arts education and are driven to succeed. Why not be part of our growing success?

We have been established for 12 years and are now a multi-award winning company with five successful franchisees in one city. You will be part of a network of franchisees who truly believe in what they are doing – and are making a great profit in the process!

Footlights franchise business opportunity drama performance multi-award award-winning performance arts classes acting music dance franchising creative marketing training support lucrative profitableOur network is currently in Greater Manchester where we have seven franchises in operation and five company owned schools. We have been franchising for eight years but have spent the last four focussing on building a solid foundation for our core business; we have a great reputation across the performance and education sector including strong relationships with schools and head teachers.

We use leading software to map out territories so franchisees can be confident in their new investment and get a realistic picture of how their business can be successful.

To find out more, why not request our FREE and non-obligatory franchise prospectus here. 

About the company

The business was founded by Jo Fisher who trained as an actress and teacher; Jo has a vast experience in arts and education, and leads all the training. In 2016 she also won Salford Business Awards ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’.

Footlights franchise business opportunity drama performance multi-award award-winning performance arts classes acting music dance franchising creative marketing training support lucrative profitableIn 2005 we created affordable stage school training to children and young people aged 3yrs-18yrs. In 2009 we began a thriving franchise network and although successful, from 2013 -2016 we decided to concentrate on internal growth to further secure the future of the organisation, including investment in our own building and the creation of a purpose-built theatre.

When you invest in Footlights, you are investing in a high quality performing arts company, not only from a creative perspective but with a clear business focus.

The Franchise Opportunity

Your role as Franchisee will be the Manager of your own school and territory. You will have a creative flair, an eye for detail and a passion for marketing. You will engage and inspire the students who attend but also your teaching staff.

You will be responsible for the safeguarding of everyone who attends, including staff, but don’t let this worry you; our training in this area is led by our own team of Child Protection Specialists. You will also undergo a first aid programme alongside thorough training on our business model.

Financial information

The cost of a Footlights Franchise is £13,250 plus VAT (UK wide) at present. This includes complete set up costs, advertising, marketing materials and operational resources as well as the unique training package.

We have a good relationship with financial institutions and can say that 100% of our franchisees have been successful in attaining funding.

Training & Support

What we offer:

      • An induction and initial training course at our Head Office in MediaCityUK, Greater Manchester.
      • The opportunity to talk to other franchisees either via skype, phone, email or in person.
      • A dedicated current franchisee to mentor you throughout your training, including the opportunity to work alongside them in real time.
      • 10 day sales and marketing course including the opportunity to visit primary and high schools (which is where your clients are based).
      • The full A-Z of how to set up and run your business.
      • Training on how to use our bespoke Footlights APP!
      • A tailor-made training plan based on your existing skill set.
      • Social Media training with a specialist in that field.
      • First Aid and Safeguarding training – with a Nationally recognised certification.

To get the fuller details, request our non-obligatory franchise prospectus here. 

Ongoing support

We know how important it is for franchisees to receive ongoing support; we provide you with either the same franchisee who mentored you initially, or a dedicated business support manager, whichever suits your needs more effectively.

    Footlights franchise business opportunity drama performance multi-award award-winning performance arts classes acting music dance franchising creative marketing training support lucrative profitable
      • We want you to be successful and, once up and running, we will provide assistance and advice to ensure your business runs as smoothly as possible.
      • We offer a range of advice services from staff training and copyright, to VAT, Law and safeguarding.


Download franchise prospectus

By filling in the form below you will be able to download a copy of the Footlights Theatre School prospectus.

This will provide you with more detailed information on the franchise opportunity and allow you to contact them direct with any questions you may have.

This is FREE and non-obligatory; we never share or sell your personal information.

Leave this field empty
Contact Details

* Required

Address

Open Days

We run open days throughout the year. Please tick the box to register an interest.

Additional Information

Please send me FREE updates on the latest franchise opportunities and news

Top
query
RESULTSET
query
  ADDITIONALINFO ADDITIONALTELNO ADDRESS1 ADDRESS2 AMOUNTTOINVEST CITY COMPANYNAME COPYPROSPECTUS EMAIL FIRSTNAME FRANCHISORID LIQUIDCAPITAL POSTCODE PREFLOCATION PREFMETHODOFCONTACTTIMETOCALL REQADDITIONALINFO REQADDITIONALTELNO REQADDRESS1 REQADDRESS2 REQAMOUNTTOINVEST REQCITY REQCOPYPROSPECTUS REQEMAIL REQFIRSTNAME REQLIQUIDCAPITAL REQPOSTCODE REQPREFLOCATION REQPREFMETHODOFCONTACTTIMETOCALL REQSALESEXPERIENCE REQSURNAME REQTELNO REQTIMEFRAME REQTITLE REQTRAVELEXPERIENCE SALESEXPERIENCE SURNAME TELNO TELNO TIMEFRAME TITLE TRAVELEXPERIENCE UKFORMCHOICEID
1 1 0 1 0 1 0 Footlights Theatre School 0 1 1 4178 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1461
CACHED false
EXECUTIONTIME 1
SQL select companies.CompanyName, ukFormChoices.ukFormChoiceId, ukFormChoices.franchisorId, ukFormChoices.title, ukFormChoices.firstName, ukFormChoices.surname,ukFormChoices.city, ukFormChoices.postcode,ukFormChoices.telNo,ukFormChoices.telNo,ukFormChoices.email,ukFormChoices.additionalTelNo,ukFormChoices.prefMethodOfContactTimeToCall, ukFormChoices.address1,ukFormChoices.address2,ukFormChoices.additionalInfo,ukFormChoices.timeFrame,ukFormChoices.prefLocation, ukFormChoices.liquidCapital, ukFormChoices.amountToInvest, ukFormChoices.salesExperience, ukFormChoices.travelExperience, ukFormChoices.copyProspectus, ukFormRequiredFields.title as reqTitle, ukFormRequiredFields.firstName as reqFirstname, ukFormRequiredFields.surname as reqSurname, ukFormRequiredFields.city as reqCity, ukFormRequiredFields.postcode as reqPostcode, ukFormRequiredFields.email as reqEmail, ukFormRequiredFields.telNo as reqTelNo, ukFormRequiredFields.additionalTelNo as reqAdditionalTelNo, ukFormRequiredFields.prefMethodOfContactTimeToCall as reqPrefMethodOfContactTimeToCall, ukFormRequiredFields.address1 as reqAddress1, ukFormRequiredFields.address2 as reqAddress2, ukFormRequiredFields.additionalInfo as reqAdditionalInfo, ukFormRequiredFields.timeFrame as reqtimeFrame, ukFormRequiredFields.prefLocation as reqprefLocation, ukFormRequiredFields.lCapital as reqLiquidCapital, ukFormRequiredFields.amountToInvest as reqamountToInvest, ukFormRequiredFields.salesExperience as reqsalesExperience, ukFormRequiredFields.travelExperience as reqtravelExperience, ukFormRequiredFields.copyProspectus as reqcopyProspectus from ukFormChoices, companies, ukFormRequiredFields where ukFormChoices.franchisorId = companies.companyId and ukFormRequiredFields.franchisorId = companies.companyId and ukFormChoices.franchisorId = ? and ukFormRequiredFields.franchisorId = ?
SQLPARAMETERS
array
1 4178
2 4178