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MAD Academy
The MAD Academy Franchise is Britain's most loved funky Music and Dance Business with classes available to pre-school children. MAD Academy help children develop confidence, co-ordination and social skills, whilst learning to express themselves creatively and encouraging a life long love of music.
Franchise Information
  • BFA Membership Status-
  • UK Years Established5 years
  • Current UK Coverage20%
  • Franchisee Support Staff6
  • Personal Investment Req.£3,500
  • Total Startup Cost£7,000
  • Venue-based business locationYes
  • Business to consumer servicesYes
  • Franchisee operates individuallyYes
Next Steps

Start your own MAD Academy Franchise - Britain's most loved funky Music and Dance Business with classes available to pre-school children

A MAD Academy Franchise is devoted to encouraging children to have fun with music and dance! The MAD Academy Franchise provide classes for pre-school children which combine high energy music and dance with carefully structured learning. 

MAD Academy aim to help children develop confidence, co-ordination and social skills, whilst learning to express themselves creatively and encouraging a lifelong love of music.

Running a MAD Academy Franchise can be a life changing experience!

Some careers are all about the 9 to 5 treadmill – endless meetings, minutes, e-mails and memos. The MAD Academy is all about non-stop music, mayhem and mirth – making children smile and adults laugh! But a fun rewarding career is not all that a MAD Academy Music and Dance Business can bring you.

Running your own MAD Academy Franchise also offers you:

  • MAD Academy Franchise - Music and Dance BusinessA highly motivating career 
  • The opportunity to be your own boss 
  • Totally flexible hours, with term-time working an option 
  • Job satisfaction – see the children's delight in attending your classes 
  • Local working – no more commuting as classes can be run close to home 
  • An expandable business – by employing your own team of class instructors

Existing franchise owners are successful. Could you be next?!

"I really loved the professionalism and ethos of MAD Academy. Everything they did, from the letters and the conversations, to the presentation and training, was so professional and of such a high standard. I could see why MAD Academy had such a strong brand." Nikki Carr, MAD Academy Franchise owner for 2 years.

MAD Academy Franchise - Music and Dance Business "The biggest benefit is the confidence you gain from being part of a larger organisation. This way I feel I've got back-up and it seems less risky. Also, I have others to bounce ideas off – it's hard to check on your own creativity when you're on your own. This way you're still working with people." Trish Nawacki, the first franchise owner

"At the end of the day when I've finished bringing laughter and joy to everyone else's children, I am still there at the school gate ready to pick up my own children and share some laughter with them."  Emma Lelliot, MAD Academy business in Maidenhead

You don't need previous experience – MAD Academy will train you

Being a franchise owner means you always have the advantage of their expertise, support and reputation behind you. When you join the MAD Academy network you enjoy the following benefits that ensure your Music and Dance Business goes from strength to strength:

  • Initial 5 day training program covering class and business management 
  • Comprehensive, on-going training plus attendance at the annual conference 
  • Head Office team providing expertise and full support every day! 
  • Tried and tested successful business concept 
  • Strong, recognisable and well respected brand 
  • Complete package of class and business materials 
  • Full range of professionally developed marketing tools

Financially, a MAD Academy Franchise should break even within a year

MAD Academy Franchise - Music and Dance BusinessThis business has low start-up costs. Your Music and Dance Business earnings are dependent on the number of children attending classes and you can decide whether to run classes in the school holidays as well as during the term.

You also have the opportunity to supplement your income with popular children's birthday parties, or by bringing a little MAD magic to local nurseries and pre-schools, plus selling an exciting range of branded merchandise.

Combining all these income streams, a franchise owner holding 14 classes per week during term time only could expect profit/earnings to be in excess of £20,000 per annum.*

Drive, enthusiasm, humour – do you have these attributes?

The MAD Academy Franchise is looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic and confident communicators who enjoy working with children. You need to have the drive and ambition to build a successful Music and Dance Business and the fun and energy to get a room full of children and adults on their feet and dancing! A love of music is essential, although you don't have to be an expert - current franchise owners have had previous careers as a care home manager, IT manager, several accountants and a health visitor!

The Key Benefits are:

  • Family friendly – flexible hours 
  • Minimal commuting - locally based 
  • Return on investment in under a year 
  • Established brand + proven format = low risk 
  • Emotionally rewarding - more fun than work 

To find out more about the MAD Academy Franchise, the leading Music and Dance Business. Click the button below now!

What Our Franchisees Say

The support I get to help me run my business is great. I can ring or email MAD Academy HQ with any questions and know that there’ll be a friendly and helpful voice at the end of the phone!Maggie

I didn't think that I would be able to run my own business, but with the support, talent and wealth of knowledge available, I have made it work. No other job offers the flexibility to work and able to spend time with my family. I love it!Pauline

I have been running a MAD Academy Franchise for nearly 10 years now. It has been a great flexible job while my children have been growing up.Trish

Why Choose Us

Child early years development in action for all to see

The highlight of the week for MAD Academy class mates

Rewarding, proven, expandable business opportunity with MAD Academy

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