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Our 1 day intensive ’back to basics’ acting workshop is returning this August to Manchester. The ‘Bactor Basics’ 1 day intensive workshop covers the basics of becoming an Actor and is ideal for complete beginners or those with some basic acting experience who are interested in working professionally in theatre & TV or those looking to build confidence.

The acting workshop will cover: attitudes for acting, basic script analysis and scene work session, some basic acting technique and character building, how to prepare for your first professional audition, advice on finding the right professional training for you, basic marketing and networking advice, advice on headshots, how to create an acting CV and how to start finding auditions.

After this Workshop you should know a little more about yourself as an Actor and we can help to point you in the right direction for future training establishments to match your areas of interest and towards gaining experience.


Suitable for: Complete Beginners – Intermediate (Ages 16-99)
When: Tuesday 4th August
Running: 5pm-10pm

The course is just £29.99 per person and can be booked online via the link below.

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Writers Opportunities for Manchester Theatre Showcase 2015

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Manchester Theatre Showcase 2015

We are excited to announce that script submissions will open for the annual Manchester Theatre Showcase on Monday 1st June 2015.

The Manchester Theatre Showcase is a showcase competition founded by New Live Theatre in 2012 to provide a free platform for local Writers, Directors and Actors to showcase themselves to local invited agents, theatre companies and freelance producers and directors, as well as public audiences. Each year ONE scene from a selection of BRAND NEW plays is showcased.

An exciting, face-paced event, the showcase asks every audience member to VOTE for their favourite play and the winner is announced at the showcase after party on the final night of the event. The winning play is awarded a full length, short production run in Manchester City Centre.


Dragged Up by Stevie Helps

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We are currently producing a brand new, exciting piece of Theatre called ‘Dragged Up’. Written and Directed by our new co-artistic director and MH Drama acting coach Stevie Helps, Dragged Up is an ugly tale of love, devastation, manipulation and consequences. The death of a family.

This dramatic piece of theatre features actors Kayla Huszar, Darren Gates and Iain Rodrick Mundell. The production will feature live music by musician Thurston Thomson from the band ‘Buoy’.

Trailer by Yellow Raincoat Productions coming soon.

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Wednesday 15th April, 7pm
Wednesday 15th April, 8.30pm
Thursday 16th April, 7pm
Thursday 16th April, 8.30pm

Showing at Eagle Inn Theatre, Salford
18 Collier Street, Salford, M3 7DW

Limited tickets available online at http://



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