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Professional Acting Classes

in TV, Film, Theatre and Radio


Founded in 2009 by UK Casting Director Peter Hunt, ActUpNorth has grown to be one of the largest and most successful independent training programmes for actors outside of London.

Adult Acting Classes with ActUpNorth

ActUpNorth is the leading provider of part-time actor training across the North of England offering adult acting classes in Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and North Wales taught exclusively by professional Drama UK accredited tutors. The team of highly skilled staff offer a unique syllabus to prepare actors for the best start to break into the industry and provide additional guidance from invited guest tutors and industry professionals.

The adult acting classes welcome all levels of ability as the school believe that each student selected onto the course has something unique and individual to offer to the group. Entry onto the programme is via group audition, whilst previous experience is not essential, the process allows the school to assess the actor's ability and offer its expertise on how to help each student grow as an individual.

The school's recent partnership with the leading 'Academy of Live and Recorded Arts, London (ALRA), will ensure actors benefit from enhanced professional support and training throughout the course.

Adult Acting Classes in Leeds
Adult Acting Classes in Manchester
Adult Acting Classes in Liverpool
Adult Acting Classes in North Wales

World Class Tutors

Here at ActUpNorth we aim to inspire and nurture talent by providing a local, affordable outlet where determined and committed adults can come together and learn the skill of acting in a safe, secure and professional environment. Read More.

Manchester Promo Video

ActUpNorth Manchester first opened its doors in 2009, offering a new and modern approach to actor training. Take a look behind the scenes and see what we do. Watch here

Acting Classes

ActUpNorth prides iteself on being one of the largest independent training programmes for actors outside London, currently offering classes in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and North Wales.

Apply Online

If you have a real interest in Acting, then why not apply online for ActUpNorth and see what we can do for you! Apply here

'We have followed ActUpNorth since day one and are pleased that many of the tutors, let alone actors are now represented by Lime.  

Lime has always been keen to find the best of the best and know we can find this at ActUpNorth.'

Georgina Andrew
Lime Actors Agency

'A fantastic selection of well-trained
and well-prepared
actors I wouldn't
hesitate bringing them in for
film auditions.'

Manuel Puro,
Casting Director
'Northern Soul', 'The Scorpion King'

'I have been impressed by the quality of the teaching and standard of actors produced at ActUpNorth over the last 5 years and am pleased to have helped some of those gain their first professional jobs and support them as they continue to work in the industry.'

Liz Beeley
agent at Urban Talent Actors Agency

'I'm so glad that ActUpNorth fills a gab for all the actors in their area.  I had the pleasure of teaching there and what a talented bunch they were!'

Mel Churcher
on set acting coach to
Kiera Knightly, Angelina Jolie and Daniel Craig

Our Acting Schools

Acting Classes Manchester
4th Floor, Unit G
8 Lower Ormond Street
M1 5QF

Acting Classes Leeds
Studio 81
71 Kirkstall Road

Acting Classes Liverpool
Kaos Studio, 3rd Floor
32-34 Hanover Street
L1 4LN

Acting Classes North Wales
Clwyd Theatr Cymru
Raikes Lane