Academy WebThe Actors Training Centre for beginners, the more experienced & professionals.

490 Halliwell Road, Bolton. BL1 8AN

Telephone: 01204 848333



Become a professional Actor…

….here at Stirling Academy in Bolton, many have!
Classes for beginners – every Saturday 10am till 12noon

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Here is a list of our up & coming 2 hour modules for beginners  in 2016:

23rd July – Physical Theatre:    30th July – Characterization:    6th August – Trust:   13th August – Mime:   20th August – Hot-Seating:   27th August – Senses:   3rd September – Camera Work:   10th September – Memory:   17th September – Role-Play:   24th September – Script Interpretation:   1st October – Belief:   8th October – Intimacy:   15th October – Monologues:   22nd October – Comedy:   29th October – Emotions:   5th November – Movement:   12th November – Physical Theatre:   19th November – Characterization:   26th November – Trust:   3rd December – Mime:   10th December – Hot-Seating:   17th December – Senses:   24th December – Camera Work.

Advanced classes – for the more experienced – every Saturday 12noon till 2pm or Wednesday evenings 6pm till 8pm
 All-day workshops one a month on Sundays for beginners
 All-day MASTERCLASS twice a month on Sundays for professionals


 ….For more information about our Adult acting classes,


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A selection of success stories….



Eve Gordon trains here at Stirling Academy and even attended classes whilst playing ‘Caitlin’ in Coronation Street, she also helps to train our under 18’s in the evenings. Eve also runs our youth agency and is kept busy sending our youngsters for auditions.



Stewart Crank trained here at the academy for a couple of years before going to University. Whilst training here he was successful on a couple of commercial auditions for United Utilities & Macdonalds. Stewart is currently touring Ebiza performing shows for Thompson Holidays.



Lewis Linford travelled here from Hull each week to train,  how dedicated is that!  It was no surprise that he got picked up by ITV to star as Gamekeeper Lee Naylor in Emmerdale. Lewis has also appeared in many stage productions including John Godbers ‘Bouncers’




Saira Chowdhry was another talented young actress who trained here at our Academy. ‘A natural for TV’ as Glen put it. You may remember Saira who played Anita Roy in Hollyoaks. She has since appeared in Doctors, Coronation Street and Crime Stories.




Judith Bailey has been with Stirling in all it’s forms from the beginning. She trained here at the academy and has starred in commercials such as Tesco’s finest, Lloyds, Seven Seas and Caledonian Travel. Judith is also Operations Director of Stirling Management.


A few recent feedback comments in 2016:

“Stirling Academy has been nothing short of inspirational” – Adam Bennett.  “The sessions are great fun and very thought provoking” – Clive McCoy. “I’ve got a lot out of the classes and would definitely recommend” – Christine Walsh.  “I could not have imagined how much I would have learned, Surpassed all expectation” – Mary Caswell. “My aim is to work in TV & Film and the academy is perfect for this” – Liam Kirwin.

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