Footlights is a multi-award winning youth theatre company founded in 2005 by Jo Fisher. With Stage School Franchises across the North of England, a catalogue of professional, social issue-led performances for schools, a leading talent agency and its own theatre space in the heart of Salford’s Media City, Footlights is a one stop shop for ALL of your performing arts needs.


Do you need a quality venue for your production?

Our purpose built 150 seat studio theatre in the heart of Media City, Manchester’s exciting creative hub – designed to accommodate  your shows, classes, casting, rehearsals…

Are You A Teacher?

We have visited over 350 venues in the past year with our Educational and Social Issue based plays. We specialise in Child Sexual Exploitation, E – Safety ,World Book Day, World  War 1 and pantomimes.

Are you a parent / carer / guardian?

We offer award-winning performing arts training, operating part-time and affordable classes at our stage schools across the North

Do you need somewhere original for an event or occasion?

We have a talented team of creatives ready to produce your special event. We’re here to make it fun and memorable!

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