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Apply & Audition

BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Drama and Contemporary Performance applicants who meet the entry requirements are invited to attend an audition at the School.

An audition is your chance to demonstrate that you have the ability to succeed on our challenging and exciting courses. You will also have chance to meet our staff and get a taste of what being a student at Manchester School of Theatre is like.

There are three stages to the application and audition process.

Apply Through UCAS

Submit your application through UCAS.

For guidance on completing your application, creating a personal statement and getting references, see the UCAS FAQs webpage.

Select Your Audition Date

If you are invited to an audition, we will email you with instructions on how to use our online audition date selection site to select a date that works best for you.

A standard audition fee is also payable for the BA (Hons) Acting course.

Attend Your Audition

Our audition information page for each course tells you more about what will happen during your audition, how best to prepare and useful tips for when you arrive.

You will be notified of the outcome of your audition through UCAS Track.