Adult Acting Classes

STIRLING ACADEMY Adult Acting Classes

Acting Classes for beginners, the more experienced & professionals – Evenings or Weekends (2 hour Classes).
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HEAD OFFICE  – 490 Halliwell Road, Bolton. BL1 8AN



Become a professional actor and be represented by our agency Stirling Management…. many have!

LAMDA qualifications, Showcases, Showreels and representation.

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Bolton: Tel 01204 848333& (Head office)

Retford: 01427 881669 (Stirling Academy East)

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Introducing Stirling Academy Artistic Director:-

Glen Mortimer comes from an acting background. It was in the mid eighties when he become known as a professional actor gaining featured parts in Emmerdale, At home with the Braithwaites, Heartbeat, Last of the Summer Wine, The New Statesman and All Creatures Great & Small to name a few. Glen has recently played ‘Neville’ in Coronation Street and ‘The Beadle’ in BBC’s Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell’. As well as numerous commercials, Glen’s theatre experience is also vast with lead roles in Allo Allo, Rough Justice, Neville’s Island, Two, King Lear & Up Pompei.


Lisa Barton teaches the advanced & MASTERCLASS actors. Lisa has been at Stirling Academy since the beginning and has a wealth of experience. If you want to improve as an actor then Lisa’s the one to help. She has put on showcases & productions in many places such as the Lowry & Robert Powell Theatres.


Certified LAMDA Centre




Beginners & amateurs – every Saturday 10am till 12noon. Advanced & experienced  – Every Saturday 12 noon till 2pm. Professionals  – Wednesday evenings 7pm till 9pm. All-day Masterclass Twice a month on Sundays for Spotlight actors only..
Want to know more? Email:  or call us on 01204 848333 with your enquiry and a member of our team will get straight back to you….


A selection of success stories….



Oliver Dobson has been coming to our acting classes at our Academy over 12 months ago. He showed dedication and enthusiasm along with  natural talent! Oliver has secured his first television commercial for a well known food brand and we have plans to push him even further..





Eve Gordon trained here at Stirling Academy and even attended classes whilst playing ‘Caitlin’ in Coronation Street, she also taught LAMDA to our students here at our studios.



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 Ibiza 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. 


A few recent feedback comments in 2017:

“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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