Our Supporters


We would like to thank the following organisations and individuals for their support.

Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants

Backstage Trust

The Department for Education

Foyle Foundation

Garfield Weston Foundation

Universal Music UK Sound Foundation

The Helen Hamlyn Trust

The Mackintosh Foundation

The Safer Communities Fund

Wakefield Council


Founding Patrons

Backstage Academy (Training) Ltd

David Masters

Douglas Hankin-West

Frank Tucker Ltd

Mint Support

Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure Ltd

Sewtec Automation Ltd

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Tileyard Education


Pathway to the Stars

Kevin Jones

Lou O’Brien

Max Mulrenan

Neil Bowen Architects

OFR Consultants

Race Cottam Associates

Ridings Centre

Trinity Walk Shopping Centre

Wakefield First

Woodhead Investments

Woodward Family


Brick by Brick

AJM Landscape Architects

Jo Butterworth

Chauvet UK

Stephen Fealy

Lou O’Brien

Patricia Thompson

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Wakefield First

Cliff and Irene Atkin

Laura Nicholson


Industry Partners


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