One Week Acting Intensive- TV/ Radio/ Stage @ ALRA North

25th JULY- 29th JULY 2016

The course is aimed at anyone that has a passion for TV, Theatre and Radio and wish to improve their acting skills in those areas. Many of our past students use the course to get taste of what life is like at drama school and test your expectations and aspirations against the realities of vocational training. A high percentage of the students on the course have gone onto full time training.

What we will cover

  • New Writing;
  • Acting for Radio;
  • Acting for TV;
  • Script Analysis;
  • Building Character;
  • Period Movement;
  • Musicianship.

The course will be delivered by Freelance Professionals and Andrew Blake (Senior Acting Tutor at ALRA NORTH)

Andrew Blake

The price of the course for the entire week is £250 (which works out at around £8 per hour for quality training)

If you require additional information regarding the course, please don’t hesitate to contact the course leader at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Example of last years timetable

ALRA North 2015


This intensive course is hosted at ALRA North's facilities, The Mill at the Pier. For further info on our location, please click on the below image.

Mill at the Pier
Trencherfield Mill
Heritage Way

How to reach ALRA North

To know how the best solution to reach our facility in Wigan, please click here or use the below map.



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Reasons to study at ALRA
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    ALRA is a leading conservatoire drama school with a reputation for training hard working, fully-rounded professional actors.
  • ALRA’s acting training includes specialist instruction in stage, film, TV, audio, comedy, voice and movement and is supported with contextual studies to prepare for work.
  • ALRA is a leading conservatoire drama school with a reputation for training hard working, fully-rounded professional actors.
  • ALRA has built strong relationships within the industry and our showcases and productions are directed and attended by agents, directors, casting directors, writers, producers and our own inspiring Alumni.
  • ALRA’s resident teams are dedicated, talented professionals with a wealth of knowledge and experience and a passion for teaching. Our students are supported in all aspects of their studies.
  • ALRA’s reputation of securing opportunities for students grows each year and our Alumni are working in the West End, Regional and Touring Theatre Productions, as well as in Film, TV and Comedy both in the UK and beyond.
  • ALRA recruits a comparatively small number of students each year so that everybody has our full attention and feels part of the school from the moment they arrive.
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5 tickets for ALRA showcases | that's alumnights

At each Friday night performance of any ALRA show there will hold back 5 complimentary tickets for our ALRA graduates.

To find out the forthcoming shows, please see the ‘What’s on’ section of the website.

Alumnight tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis; to book tickets please email

Please note: ALRA still offer free tickets to all ALRA shows to alumni that are within their first year of graduation.

To learn more about ALRA’s graduate package please email

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