Who We Are

Peter Hunt (BA MA Acting)


Peter originally trained as an actor at the prestigious London Drama School ‘Arts Ed’, and possesses a wealth of experience across Theatre, Film and Television having worked in the industry for over 20 years.

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David Crowley (BA MA Acting)


David is an award-winning director working on projects spanning Theatre, Film and Television. Over the years he has won and been nominated for a host of accolades.

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Corrie Shelley


Corrie has worked as office manager for some of the UK’s most prestigious companies. She has a lifelong passion for the Arts and was drawn back to the world of Performing Arts after working with a range of Northern based agents, taking headshots for their clients.

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Felicity Elder


Felicity trained at ALRA (Academy of Live and Recorded Arts) and spent years working as a professional actor both in theatre and television until she opted for a change in career and retrained to become a Detective with the Metropolitan Police.

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Your Tutors

Nathan McMullen (BA Acting)


Nathan trained at the Manchester School of Theatre.

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Ben Addis (BA Acting)


Ben trained at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and has worked extensively across Theatre, Film, TV, Radio, and Voice-Over.

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Dean Smith


Dean is an actor, director and writer from Leeds. Aged 15 Dean was chosen to attend the BAFTA award winning ITV ‘Television Workshop’.

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Helen Buchanan (MA Actor Training)


Helen trained as an actor at Northumbria University and has since appeared professionally on TV in shows such as ‘Emmerdale’ (ITV), ‘Hollyoaks’ (C4) and Kay Mellor’s ‘The Syndicate’ (BBC).

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John Askew (BA Acting)


John trained at The Arts Educational Schools London.

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Michaela Longden (BA Acting)


Michaela trained at ALRA (The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts) and since graduating has worked extensively across theatre, film & TV with screen roles in a variety of daytime and primetime dramas.

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Chris Brett (BA Acting)


Chris trained at Bretton Hall and since graduating has worked professionally in Theatre, TV and radio.

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Lucy Dixon


Lucy Dixon is an actress and voice over artist from Manchester. Lucy made her debut TV role at the age of 16 playing Danielle Harker in hit BBC drama ‘Waterloo Road’.

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Connor Calland (BA Hons Acting)


Connor trained at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. He’s best known for his role as Carlton Flynn in hit Netflix drama ‘Stay Close’ and as Jordan Price in ‘Hollyoaks’.

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James Oates


James is an actor, director and producer based in Manchester.

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Our Acting Schools

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Acting Classes Manchester

ActUpNorth Manchester

Unit G & H

4th Floor

8 Lower Ormond Street


M1 5QF

Acting Classes Liverpool

ActUpNorth Liverpool

Unit 325

3rd Floor

QD Business Centre

Norfolk Street


L1 0BG

Acting Classes Leeds

ActUpNorth Leeds

Matrix House

Goodman Street


LS10 1NZ

Acting Classes Online

ActUpNorth Online

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