Acting Schools in London & Greater Manchester

ALRA is a drama school with a proven commitment to providing the highest quality Acting and Directing training. Based in both London and Wigan, Greater Manchester, with Silver status in the Teaching Excellent Framework and an international reputation for providing comprehensive, rigorous training, ALRA is one of the top destinations for students wishing to follow a career as an actor or director.

ALRA training covers acting for camera from the very first week. Students also study movement, voice, a wide range of acting techniques, text, stage combat, TV presenting, radio, dance, singing - in short, all of the elements required to work as a professional actor or director in today's industry.

ALRA currently offers BA (Hons)Foundation and Postgraduate Acting Courses and MA Directing courses.

ALRA is proud to work at the highest possible standards expected of the industry as a member of CDMT, the FDS, Guild HE as well as being QAA reviewed. Funding is available to some applicants through the Dance and Drama Award scheme.

You can view our prospectus here and watch videos of ALRA students here.

Term Dates 2019/2020

Induction Week 2019 w/c Monday 16th September

Autumn Term 2019 - Monday 23rd September to Friday 6th December

Spring Term 2020 - Monday 13th January to Friday 27th March

Summer Term 2020 - Monday 27th April to Friday 17th July

These are the 1st year Three Year Acting Course dates. Other course dates may slightly vary so please check the course pages.

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