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Interested in Drama? Want to learn to act? Meet new people? Have some fun? Click the image above for all the information on our acting class venues and times.

Are you an actor or disabled actor seeking representation? Or a Casting Director looking for talent? Click the image above for details of all the actors on our books, bios and links to their spotlight pages.

Mel also facilitates performing arts workshops, drama therapy courses and educational drama programmes for various educational, community and corporate groups.


All classes are taught by TV and theatre actor Melanie Ash (BA HONS/ALAM).  Having trained as an actor at MMU and then Manchester School Of Acting, Mel ALSO has over 20 years experience teaching Drama and English to children and adults within varied settings including Mainstream & Special Schools, Pupil Referal Units, 6th form colleges, and at prestigious professional stage schools including Arts Educational.

Around The World in 80 Notes

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 NOTES is an interactive musical for children funded by ARTS COUNCIL and Z ARTS, MANCHESTER and written by Melanie Ash and Jude Jagger. The show premiered at JUST SO Family Arts Festival in August 2016 and is currently touring primary schools across the Northwest and Greater Manchster. If you would like the show to come to your school or event please get in touch! Some reallly great prices too!

Acting for Television Showcase and Awards




The Continental, Preston, PR1 8JP
Tuesday 19th December
Younger Classes – 6pm
Teenagers/Adults – 7.30pm

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Click here to view the gallery and videos of other work produced by Meladrama



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