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Well done to our Northern Star Students

who appeared in the musical Joseph at the

Sunderland Empire in Feb!




Welcome to Northern Star Theatre Arts
Sunderland's Biggest
Children's Theatre School


Northern Star Theatre Arts headed by Geri Feeney a professional actress brings you a new standard in Performance Arts teaching. It has been my dream to create a business that would make a positive impact on the development of the region, inspiring creativity and pride in Northern talent.

Geri graduated from London’s premier performing arts establishment Mountview Theatre School. Thereafter she enjoyed a successful career in Theatre, Television and Radio. Geri learned that show business is tough and to have the edge you have to have something special. To give your child the best start, in what is an increasingly competitive environment is essential and there we can help you.

Theatre is my life. There’s nothing quite like, the nerves of auditions, first rehearsals, seeing raw ability come together through team work and dedication to produce a great show. Nothing surpasses the buzz the audience gives at opening night as the curtains close surrounded with applause.

For Geri what started out as a hobby as a child, grew into something bigger. Making friends, sharing experiences in singing, dancing and acting was totally exhilarating, and fun and has stayed with her to this day. As a result of her fourteen years hands on experience in teaching performing arts for, she believes it’s important to give back some of the inspiration she felt as a child to her students.

What does our school offer? Well, importantly at Northern Star we offer a friendly environment, where kids can learn from people with actual experience of Theatre, Television and Radio, people who really care, teachers with real passion, knowledge, who if your child wants, can take them to the next level. There are many performing arts instructors in the area, who are self taught and haven't experienced being part of a professional West End Show, or trained at a top theatre school in London! Always check this out before you try a school as it is so important! The quality of teaching out there can vary massively!

Naturally your child learns confidence at NSTA, but more importantly whether they go on to a theatrical career or not, our students learn essential life skills, creativity and stretch their imagination.

So give your child the best start in life! Join Northern Star Theatre Arts theatre school in Sunderland!

Best Wishes

Geri Feeney




Only our students were selected to play the 'Orphans' in the National Tour of 'Annie' with 'Su Pollard' at the Sunderland Empire



Sunderland orphans star in Annie

Members of the Northern Star Theatre Arts school who have been selected to play orphans in the production of Annie at the Sunderland Empire later this year.  Teacher Geri Feeney is pictured with, back row, left to right; Tia Zanetti, Rennea Hawthorn, Emilia Dove, Laura Simpson, Evangeline Ferguson, Gemma Dodsworth and Leah Cook. Front row; Beth Cutting, Katie Todd, Jenae Shaw and Lucy Robinson.



Northern Star Theatre Arts

Sunderland College Bede Campus

Durham Road SR3 4AH

Tel: 07817 855 280 info@northernstartheatrearts.com










Northern Star Students starring in Sunderland Empire Panto 2018/2019




Northern Star students were selected to perform in Evita at Sunderland Empire April 2017 & Newcastle Theatre Royal May 2018



Our school was chosen by Bill Kenwright Productions to form the children's choir for 'Joseph & the Technicolour Dreamcoat' at

Sunderland Empire May 2016 & Newcastle Metro Radio Arena Dec 2017 & Sunderland Empire Feb 2020!!








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