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School of Theatre

Manchester School of Theatre
Photograph of students acting

The Manchester School of Theatre at the Manchester Metropolitan University has a long standing international reputation for preparing students for careers as professional actors. We have a range of courses on offer, including undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses. More.


BA (Hons) Acting

A three years full-time course accredited by Drama UK.

Services to Business

Presentation & communication skills courses.


Nathan Carter-Dale wins Laurence Olivier Bursary

School of Theatre student says the bursary is a ‘tremendous help’

Acting students perform with Hallé orchestra

Audience praise “fantastic” and “enlightening” show

Current Productions

The Blue Room

Directed by David Shirley
20 - 22 October 2016

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Directed by Stefan Escreet
10 - 12 November 2016

Dolly West's Kitchen

1 - 3 December 2016

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