New Institute Opening in Manchester

You may have noticed some changes being made to our institute, including our new name ICTheatre.

We’ve taken the Brighton away from Institute for Contemporary Theatre, as we will be opening another institute in:




This exciting news bring us closer in partnership with BIMM Institute and Screen and Film school who we will be sharing incredible facilities with (yes, that means state of the art filming equipment, sets and green screens!)

We will be running the same BA(Hons) Degree course and pathways:



Manchester is one of the most creatively vibrant cities in the UK. It’s home to a vast number of historic theatres, contemporary performance spaces and cutting-edge film and technology hubs. It’s a cultural nucleus with numerous creative strongholds, making it the perfect place to launch a career in artistic performance.

Find your stage; HOME Theatre, The Palace Theatre, The Opera House, The Lowry, Bridgewater Hall, The Dancehouse, The Comedy Store. The list goes on! With too many historic staples to mention, Manchester’s entertainment and performance spaces are a haven for local talent and international touring artists alike.

Greater Manchester is the UK’s third-largest city and is known to be a friendly and affordable place to live. Locals are famed for their humour and a deep-rooted sense of pride that stems from the city’s industrious working-class heritage.

A cultural melting pot, an official UNESCO City of Literature, home of Bluedot Festival, The Warehouse Project, The Chase Creative Consultancy and the artistic vibrancy of the famous Northern Quarter. Manchester is a city whose creative growth rate is among the highest in the UK – come and be a part of it!


Our first Manchester open day will be taking place on


23rd November


at BIMM Manchester

8 Great Marlborough St,

Manchester M1 5NN


book your space by e-mailing 

If you’d like to be a part of our first Manchester BA(Hons) Cohort, you can


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