covid-19 updates
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Due to current and exceptional circumstances, it may be necessary over the coming months to cancel or postpone a number of events. Please check this page regularly to see if your class or workshop has been affected.
Please ensure that we have an updated, working email address on our system.

Important update: January 14th 2021


All venue/studio based courses are currently postponed until March following the latest government announcement. Our Live Online Zoom courses and workshops are unaffected and will run as planned.

Act for Camera - Manchester

September 17th update:

We have now re-opened our Manchester venue at The Friends Meeting House. COVID-secure venue with social distancing in place. A blended learning programme is in operation. Find out more at www.thinkingactors/

Update:July 7th 2020

We have opened applications for  our weekly Manchester Act For Camera Class - held at The Friends' Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester. We plan to re-commence classroom/studio based operations on Thursday September 3rd. 2020. Places will be limited! We are currently interviewing . Please apply at 


Act for Camera - Manchester

Thursday's class on March19th - with Los Angeles coach Derek Miller - is now cancelled. Your class with Claire Bleasdale Casting, on March 26th, has also been cancelled. All clients have been emailed with an advisory. All classes for April and May have also been cancelled. Please await news updates.

How To Get Cast for Television at Live Theatre, Newcastle
Update: 25th June 2020
The workshop scheduled for March 21st. has been postponed. All clients have been informed by email. Please await the publication of a new date. the theatre venue currently remains closed.

Improvisation for Auditioning with Derek  Miller - Manchester

September Update:

This workshop is postponed until 2021. All clients booked on this course have been issued with a special voucher for £80.00, to be used against our online classes and services.

The workshop scheduled for March 28th. is postponed and will be rescheduled as soon as possible. Please check back for details.

An Introduction to Television Presenting, MediaCityUK, Salford
Update September 19th 
This workshop has been rescheduled for Friday October 23rd. 2020  at The Greenhouse, MediaCityUK.
Update: 25th June 2020
The venue currently remains closed. The workshop scheduled for April 3rd is postponed due to changes in the government's advisory. Please await the publication of a new date.
The workshop scheduled for May 15th is postponed due to changes in the government's advisory. Please await the publication of a new date.
From Script to Screen at The Hippodrome Theatre​, Birmingham
Update: July 7th 2020
The Birmingham Hippodrome plans to re-open in November. Please await for further updates.
Update: 25th June 2020
The venue currently remains closed. This workshop scheduled for April 4th is postponed and will be rescheduled as soon as possible. Please check back for changes.

Introduction to Meisner, Manchester

The workshop scheduled for April 25th, was postponed. THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SAT. OCTOBER 24TH 2020

1-2-1 Coaching for Auditioning and self-taping


Please visit our virtual coaching page at

Filming Services


All filming services for showreels, selftapes and private commisions are currently cancelled. Please check back for updates.

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