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…we now have 7 laurel wreaths to add to the film poster!

We have a new home!


Hope Studios in Manchester is closing, so we needed to find a new home by the end of January 2019. It’s been quite a search, but we’re absolutely thrilled with our new venue. From Sunday 20th January we’ll be holding our workshops in the Dance Studio at Trinity Sports Centre. It’s in the grounds of […Read more]

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On location


What you don’t see when you watch a film is the amazing army of industry professionals who create the magic for you, both during and post production. Many of them have worked with us before and feel like part of the Acting on Impulse family. They work for low charity rates, give up their weekend […Read more]

Whatever will we come up with next?


Every year our Artistic Director Lauren manages to come up with ideas for a completely different kind of project. This is put to the actors at our late summer BBQ and award ceremony. ‘How about a horror film?’ she asked innocently. The gang seemed quite keen. Season 11 opened at our new venue, Hope Studios, at the […Read more]

Press Call for Help – the Premiere


If you can’t wait to see the film, press here Or read on to the end of the page…. Finally we settle down in comfortable cinema seats at HOME to watch our film Press Call for Help along with James Statham’s Behind Scenes documentary. Months of acting workshops, 3 days of filming with a […Read more]

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Press Call for Help – all set to shoot!


This is a significant year for Acting on Impulse. It’s our tenth anniversary and our last series of Acting Workshops at Mustard Tree. They’re refurbishing and we thank them for their hospitality and wish them well after basing our workshops there for 7 happy years. We’ve been working hard at our fortnightly workshops since October, led by this year’s […Read more]

Life’s a Lottery Fundraiser 28th January


It’s time to banish the January blues! Acting on Impulse would like to invite you to our Life’s a Lottery Fundraiser, a cracking night out on Saturday 28th January, 7.30 at the Hub, Altrincham (Pownall Rd, WA14 2SZ). It’ll be a fun evening with games of chance, an auction, and a 2-course meal cooked by […Read more]

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A season of fairy tales


This season we’ve been looking at Fairy Tales. There’s so much there that is topical, if not a bit dark. Human trafficking seems to be a recurrent theme. For a term we played around with Goldilocks, The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood and some of the lesser known Grimms Fairy Tales. Under the […Read more]

Premiere of LIFE’S A LOTTERY


We are delighted to invite you to the film premiere of Acting on Impulse’s 9th production, ‘Life’s a Lottery.’ It’s on Saturday 30th July at 11am, HOME cinema, Manchester. Tickets are free but you need to book via Eventbrite:  All details are on the event page. If you book multiple tickets and find you […Read more]

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