Stirling Academy

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“Teaching professional acting skills for Television, Film & Theatre for over ten years”

Classes for beginners, the experienced & professionals.


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A few recent shots of our actors in training……..


 490 Halliwell Road, Bolton BL1 8AN

Book your place now… Tel:  01204 848333.

Adult Foundation class (for beginners) – Saturdays 2pm till 4pm

Adult advanced class – Saturdays 12pm till 2pm or Wednesdays 6pm till 8pm

Watch out for our “all day acting workshops” on Sundays……

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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