Registration Policies & Information

Ready to PLAY at STAGES? We know it is a big commitment – of your time, trust and resources – to register your student for a STAGES program. If after reviewing the following information you still have questions, please let us know!

Who Can Play at STAGES? All production experiences are registered on a first-come, first-served basis. No prior stage experience is necessary, as we believe that all kids hold tremendous creative potential, and will benefit from our nurturing, kid-focused rehearsal environment. **Please note that all STAGES rehearsals/classes for all ages are closed, “drop-off” classes. There will be no parent/friend observation or participation in any class at any time. (all classes have final sharing presentations or fully-staged public performances for this purpose).**

Where do STAGES Programs take place? All STAGES programs – unless otherwise explicitly noted – take place at STAGES Youth Theater, where our classrooms, offices, and 150-seat performance space are located.

Does STAGES offer Payment Installment Plans? Absolutely! STAGES offers a very flexible payment installment plan, the details of which can be located here

What is the STAGES Refund Policy? All STAGES tuition deposits and payment installments for all STAGES programs are non-refundable. Refunds – only in the form of account credit to be used toward future STAGES tuition – are possible in certain circumstances. To avoid disappointment later, please fully review our refund policy before enrolling in a STAGES program.  Tickets to STAGES productions are non-refundable, even in the case of inclement weather.

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(updated May 8, 2020):
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the STAGES summer no-refund policy has been updated to allow full summer camp refunds in the form of account credits that can be used toward future programs, should families decide not to participate in programs for which they’ve already registered. Please contact for more information.
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Does STAGES offer scholarships or discounts? The following discounts are currently available for STAGES programs:

Sibling Discount10% – when two or more siblings are registered for the same program, or for programs taking place in the same semester. Applicable to all registered siblings in the same program/semester. Available year-round.

Partner Discounts: STAGES offers 10% discounts to students enrolled at some of the schools at which we provide regular programming. Discounts are currently available for students enrolled at Ocean House Child Development Center, and for students enrolled in the K-8 day program at Breakwater School.

Please note it may not be possible to self-register with these discounts.
If you believe you are eligible for one/more of the following discounts, please email for more information and assistance with your registration process.

How do I register for a STAGES program? If you are paying in full or making a deposit with a bank card, STAGES offers secure, online registration for our classes and productions.


Please contact STAGES by email or phone to register if:

  • You believe you are eligible for a discount (sibling, school-specific, other)
  • You are having trouble with our online registration system
  • Your child is a few days from an age cut-off and you are unable to register online
  • You wish to create a payment plan that is not listed in the standard online options
  • You wish to pay for your registration by check, money order, or cash
  • …or if you have any other questions or concerns!

Contact STAGES any time:
PHONE: (207) 699-3330
Please Note: EMAIL is often the FASTEST way to reach STAGES.