Immerse yourself in one of the most creatively vibrant and eclectic cities in the UK. A city known for creative freedom and expression, home to an impressive line-up of historic theatres and contemporary performance venues, Manchester is an epicentre for the arts. It’s the perfect place to explore and develop your career as a performer – and our theatre school in Manchester offers high-quality degree level, higher education, and performing arts training that celebrates your uniqueness. This is your space to explore and expand in your craft, and you’ll leave with the skills and entrepreneurial savvy to make your mark in the industry.
Our courses offer exceptional standards of performing arts training with exclusive masterclasses developed around you. You’ll leave us with an eclectic performance portfolio, and the resilience and entrepreneurial skills you need to succeed.
Our lecturers are best in class, and come from a diverse range of backgrounds in theatre and performing arts. They’ll support you to explore your creative expression, and equip you with in-depth industry understanding across disciplines.
Diverse, energetic and bursting with opportunity, Manchester is a city that entices the imagination and excites the senses. It’s a cultural nucleus with plenty to explore, and is the perfect city to launch your performance career.
All facilities at ICTheatre Manchester are purpose-built for the highest standard of performing arts training. Plus, partnerships with BIMM Institute Manchester and Northern Ballet School offer the chance to connect and collaborate with a diverse range of talent.
Our Open Days are designed to show you our unique flavour, and for us to get an idea of yours. See what it’s like to be a training performing arts professional and meet with the Head of School – this is your chance to audition us.
ICTheatre Manchester is located in The Dancehouse, one of the city’s most distinctive and respected venues. You’ll be as wowed as we are every time we step into the building. Here’s how to find us.
What’s the latest?
Northern Ballet School graduate, Erin Blanchfield, has appeared in a BBC documentary series following her story as she joins the dance troupe at the iconic Moulin Rouge in Paris, France.
Eight students from the Northern Ballet School competed last week in the semi-finals of the prestigious Fonteyn International Ballet Competition in London.
Thursday 9th March is University Mental Health Day – BIMM University is getting involved in a big way, with events and activities taking place across all our colleges.