Welcome To Acting On Impulse

Set up in Manchester UK in 2007, our aim is to give homeless and marginalised people a voice through film and theatre.

It's drama from the streets - as real as it gets.

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  • The Films Photograph

    Since we set up in 2007 our workshops have been giving homeless people acting lessons, resulting in the production of our first short film, Humanitas, in 2008. ‘Since then we have made several short films, multi-media stage productions, a music video and on line soap opera. We also have plans for a feature film which would showcase… Read More

  • The Actors Photograph

    What’s unusual about Acting on Impulse is the only experience we require of our actors is homelessness - something most people would be trying to hide on their CV. But that’s exactly why we take them on. Around 200 people have been involved so far, acting in the films, attending workshops, and even shadowing crew members.
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  • Get Involved Photograph

    Acting on Impulse relies on the kindness and generosity of others, but there are more ways to help out than just reaching into your pocket, and they’re more rewarding too. Read More