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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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Bunker Talks

Artists and researchers talk about who they are and what they do

25 Sep 16 Jul

Published online weekly

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Virtual Open Day

For art, design, media and theatre undergraduate courses

24 Jun

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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

Manchester Metropolitan and Morgan Sindall Construction receive accolades