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Manchester School of Theatre at Manchester Metropolitan University has a long–standing reputation for training professional actors, theatre makers and performers for employment in theatre, film, TV and radio.

Our graduates enjoy national and international reputations as practitioners across the industry and maintain strong links with the School throughout their careers.

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BA (Hons) Acting

Develop your craft through this conservatoire actor training course, which provides the experience and skills to become a professional actor for stage, screen and radio.

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BA (Hons) Drama and Contemporary Performance

Make, perform and question current theatre-based practice and its relationship to the world in this industry-facing course that places you in contact with Manchester’s vibrant performance scene.

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MA/MFA Performance

A taught masters couse that offers a practical, versatile and interdisciplinary approach to performance-making and training.

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Theatre Production


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Theatre Production

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Theatre Production

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