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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 Contemporary Performance

A practical postgraduate course aimed at artists/graduates working within and across radical theatre and/or dance practices.

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MA Show

1 10 Oct

Manchester School of Art

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Impact of COVID-19 has seen freelancers developing new skills and support networks

Drama lecturer Dr Joshua Edelman part of team investigating effects on UK theatre

Socially distanced or online, theatres are determined to carry on the Christmas tradition