ALRA provides the highest quality acting training for students covering TV and film, stage and radio.
The BA (Hons) Acting programme of study is suitable for those determined to become professional actors working in today’s Theatre, Screen and Audio industries. Combining practical actor training with theoretical study and research methodologies, this vocational course aims to equip you to operate effectively in a highly competitive artistic industry.
ALRA's Foundation Diploma in Acting gives students a real insight into conservatoire actor training and preparation for working in the industry. It is beneficial for those wishing to pursue professional training at a higher level.
The ALRA MA Professional Acting Course (15 months) is a full time actor training programme that has three taught terms followed by two performance terms; including two theatre productions (one in collaboration with a professional Theatre Company), recording a film and showcases in both London and Manchester.
The ALRA MA Directing course is an innovative new programme which includes an international residency and individual industry mentors. Set within a cutting-edge location at ALRA North, a hive of creative activity and cultural development in the North West. ALRA North is an established and important centre of learning in the Greater Manchester theatre community.
This innovative teaching course for performing arts professionals is designed for experienced artists or tutors who want to develop their teaching skills in a conservatoire setting.
ALRA is collaborating with Kristin Linklater to create a unique Master of Fine Arts degree, subject to validation by St Marys University, Twickenham.
ALRA offers a selection of short courses and workshops throughout the year in a range of subjects such as voice, movement and Shakespeare. They are run by approved partners and ALRA tutors and range in length from hours to weeks.
Having been through a period of intense curriculum development re-considering the way in which we train our actors, ALRA has created a network to support the training industry by hosting and curating networking events focusing on actor movement and actor voice.
ALRA’s online application process for full-time courses has been streamlined into a process of just a few minutes.