Arden School of Theatre

Arden School of Theatre has a distinguished and successful history and is unique in the UK. We’re a theatre school, and also part of one of the largest colleges in the country.

Our Arden School of Theatre courses are at university and degree level. If you're a school leaver, please look at our performing arts courses.

Case study

Luke Zdrenka
Luke Zdrenka, 23, studied on the BA in Musical Theatre at Arden School of Theatre, part of The Manchester College. He’s touring Germany as one of the Magic Tenors; an eight-piece...

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Staff and students at The Manchester College will end this academic year on a high after Ofsted ranked the College as ‘Good’ in the new report published today. The College’s English for Speakers of...
The Manchester College is hosting a careers event at Manchester Central Library on Friday 27th June. The one day event will give young people from across the region, who may be unsure of what step to...
Chloe Jones
Chloe Jones, a student at Arden School of Theatre, part of The Manchester College, has won the UK finals in the worldwide Voice of McDonald’s competition. Chloe will fly to Orlando, Florida this...
The Arden Theatre Choir Christmas concert raised money for The Christie
The Arden Theatre Choir spread some festive cheer to the people of Manchester with their annual Christmas Carol Concert, while raising money for The Christie. Local people joined The Manchester...
The Manchester College’s Nicholls Campus has undergone a £3million refurbishment to provide students with new and improved facilities. Work to the campus on Hyde Road started nine months ago and has...
Student at graduation
The results are in from the 2013 National Student Survey and The Manchester College has received thumbs up from its students, with 86% of university-level students at the College highly satisfied...
The grandeur of Manchester Town Hall was the setting for the 2013 The Manchester College Graduation Ceremony, celebrating the success of the higher education students who have completed their studies...
Former graduate of the Arden School of Theatre, Adam Long, 22, is celebrating his recent achievement of landing a key role in a film that premiere's on Tuesday 16 June 2013. Spike Island, set to be...
Students at Arden School of Theatre are working with theatre royalty as they perform the modern classic ‘Road’ under the direction of the play’s writer, Jim Cartwright. Staff and students at Arden,...
The grandeur of Manchester Town Hall was the setting for the 2012 The Manchester College Graduation Ceremony this year, celebrating the success of the higher education students who have completed...