Q: What age can my child start?
A: You can start your child at the age of 3 years. Children must be 6 ears to begin private music lessons. However, some three year olds may need a little longer before starting but we will always welcome you to come and trial a class. The teacher will tell you if your child is ready.
Q: What are the fees for Superstars Stage School?
A: When you sign up to Super stars you sign up per term. There are 3- 12 week terms per year. Click here for prices. If you are a new student you can book a trial class. For returning students fees must be paid before class commence.
Q. Can I do a trial class before joining?
A. Yes, we offer all new students the unique opportunity to try out a class before signing up for the term. The trial fee is then discounted when you join.
Q. Can I join my child after term has started?
A. Yes of course! We accept students throughout the year but we do not accept new students from April. You will not pay the full fee, just for the remainder of classes in that term.
Q: How many classes are in the year?
A. We have 3 12 terms per year from September to June. Classes are not held on bank holidays and are not included in term fees. Any classes that do not take place due to a weather warning are not made up.
Q. My child as additional needs can they attend?
A. Yes of course, we will work with parents for children with additional needs to make sure they are comfortable and their needs are being met in our classes.
Q. My child is starting music lessons do I need to buy the instrument?
A. We have loaner instruments for the first class, after this a child will need their own instrument.
Q; Do you take midterm, Christmas and Easter holidays?
A: We do not take midterm holidays but we do take Christmas and Easter holidays. Parents are not charged when we are closed.
Q: If my child is sick do I still need to pay fees or will I be entitled to a refund ?
A: When signing up to the school, you are committing to the term and a place is booked for your for 12 weeks. A refund is not provided for classes that your child has missed. We do not run pay as you go classes.
Q: Will my child take part in a show throughout the year?
Performing arts students ( musical theatre, dance and acrobatic dance classes):
We have a Christmas showcase each year in December and also a summer show in May. Students regularly perform in Cork Arts Theatre, The Opera House, The Everyman and the Firkin Crane. As well as youth theatre and company students performing at Easter also.
Acrobatic Gymnastics students: We have a gym display in June each year for all students to showcase the skills and abilities learned during the year.
Private music students: A music recital is held in May for all students
Q: Are there uniforms for the class?
A: Yes, all students are required to purchase and wear a uniform from week 2 of classes.
You can purchase a uniform here.
Musical Theatre and Drama Students must wear all black to class with the superstars hoodie as well as black theatre jazz shoes.
Acro students wear their Super Stars leotard and acro hoodie/T shirt
Dance students wear black leotard and black theatre jazz shoes with their Super Stars Hoodie/T shirts
These can all be purchased from the Super Stars Shop.
Q: Any extra costs throughout the year?
A: Yes, however we do try to keep it to the minimum. As show time approaches parents will be asked to rent and/or buy costumes for your child if they are taking part in the show. If parents want to see their child perform they must purchase the tickets through the box office where the show is taking place. We do not set the price of the tickets for the shows.
If you decide you want your child to take part in exams for example LAMDA, the examining body they are setting exams with will charge an exam fee.