Welcome to BrightLights Theatre School, the East Midlands most exciting Performing Arts School for 4-18 year olds. Now in our 10th successful year, and with 7 schools and well over 300 students, BrightLights continues to grow by providing quality, affordable performing arts training for children and young people!
Now in our own studio complex, with 5 rehearsal studios including a mirrored dance studio!
BrightLights is run by a professional actor, with regular guest teachers from London’s West End, TV and Film.
Students in our main schools perform at least twice a year, including a fully staged, fully costumed musical at Loughborough Town Hall each summer.
Here you can find out all about us, our students, our performances and the latest news on our future Guest Teachers and events!
For information about place availability for next term please call us on 01509 646 647 or on 01530 542 646
We are all so excited to be able to return to live theatre after a 2 year break! This coming summer BrightLights has 2 fabulous full scale musicals at Loughborough Town Hall for you to enjoy. Firstly, on Saturday 11 June our Coalville school will be performing the all time classic, The Wizard of Oz. this will be followed 2 weeks later by 6 performances of the hilarious modern musical Legally Blonde!
Tickets for both of these amazing shows will go on sale very soon. Please sign up for our newsletter to be among the first to know!
BrightLights continues to be here for all our students every week, live full length lessons, our usual excellent teachers, usual times and exciting new projects!! Our only change is the venue, currently on Zoom but ready to resume in person sessions just as soon as permitted!
Now in our 10th exciting year, BrightLights Theatre School has limited spaces available for new students to join us after Easter.
Our Bright Young Things sessions for 4-6 year olds are full for the rest of this school year. Join our waiting list now to secure your place for September!
BrightLights Acting School on Thursdays has some places available now for both juniors (ages 8-12) and seniors (ages 13-18)
For more information or to join the East Midlands largest independent theatre school, please email us at [email protected] or call our office on either 01509 646647 or 01530 542646
Our new term starts week commencing 6 January and we are now taking reservations to join us.
January is the perfect time to join, enabling you to be in our amazing summer productions. In 2020 we will be perfroming the hiliarious comedy The Addams Family and the all time classic Oliver! Our summer productions are full scale musicals, perfromed at Loughborough Town Hall each June. BrightLights provides all costumes and props, we have full professional sets, lighting and sound. There is no charge whatsoever for BrightLights students to appear in our productions.
In addition, during the first half of the term we will be having a special guest from the world of showbusiness coming to teach our students an amazing song and dance routine direct from a top West End show!
BrightLights Acting will also, for the first time, perform at Loughborough Town Hall in 2020 with their production of George Orwells Animal Farm.
For details about how to join us, or to buy tickets for our 2020 productions, please call our office on 01509 646647, Tuesday to Friday 10-4 or email [email protected] Tickets can not be purchased from Loughborough Town Hall.
Following our amazingly successful runs this year at Loughborough
Town Hall our books are now open for students who would like to join us for the
new school year in September.
For details about how to join the East Midlands largest
independent theatre school, please email [email protected]
or call us on 01509 646647 or 01530 542646. Our office is open Tuesday to Friday
10-4. We will be closed from Monday 15 July, for our summer break, re-opening
on Tuesday 23 July.
BrightLights Theatre School returns to Loughborough Town Hall again this week, with our 6 performances of Chicago! Our 3 Loughborough weekend schools have been working hard rehearsing this amazing show and we hit the stage from Thursday onwards!
We have 4 evening performaces at 7 pm, Thursday to Sunday plus 2 matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 3 pm. Some tickets, priced at £12.50, are still available and can be booked by calling BrightLights Theatre School direct on 01509 646647.
Don’t miss this stunning award winning Broadway show. 3 casts, 180 students, and more razzle dazzle than you could imagine!!
BrightLights is thrilled to announce our 2019 Town Hall shows.
First up in 2019 will be our Coalville Friday school and our Loughborough Wednesday school, who will be joining together to perform Calamity Jane at Loughborough Town Hall on Sunday 19 May with performances at 3 pm and 7 pm.
Following on our 3 Loughborough weekend schools will all perform Chicago from Thursday 27 to sunday 30 June. Each school will perform twice, meaning we will have 3 completely seperate casts!
Tickets are now on sale, priced at £12.50 each direct from us, or through any BrightLights student. Please call 01509 646647 or 01530 542646 to book!
BrightLights Theatre School are really excited to be able to announce that for the first time ever we will be having a fully signed BSL performance!
This will be our performance of High School Musical at Loughborough Town Hall on Thursday 21 June 2018 at 7 pm. Tickets, priced at £12.50, are only available from BrightLights students, or from our office. You can contact us to book tickets by calling 01509 646647, email [email protected], text 07858 714314 or write enclosing a cheque. (plus £1 per order P&P) to BrightLights Theatre School, The Hive, Warren Hills Road Coalville LE67 4UU
We are thrilled to announce that tickets for our 2 full scale musicals this year are now on sale.
Our Coalville school will be performing ‘The Wiz’, a motown version of The wizard of Oz, at Loughborough Town Hall on Sunday 3 June at 3 pm and 7 pm.
All 3 of our Loughborough schools will be performing ‘Disneys High School Musical’, with 6 performances between Thursday 21 and Sunday 24 June 2018.
Tickets are available through any BrightLights student, or by calling BrightLights on 01530 542646 or 01509 646647, when payment can be made by credit or debit card. Tickets for BrightLights Shows are NOT available from the Town Hall Box Office. All tickets are priced at £12.50