The Arden
School of Theatre
and Performing Arts

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Our performing arts hub is home to our very own Drama school - The Arden School of Theatre, providing high-quality vocational training to aspiring actors, dancers and performers. We take a hands-on approach and we’re dedicated to developing your skills to give you the edge you need to progress in your chosen career within the arts.  
We develop students to have the tenacity to face the performing arts industry and carve their own unique path. Whether you’d like to be the performer or you’d prefer to work behind-the-scenes, we have a range of high-quality courses dedicated to getting you there.

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Talented Thomas writes the book on acting

UCEN Manchester graduate gives acting advice

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Lauren Greer - BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance

I’ve gained so many diverse skills that have rounded me as a performer

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