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Catch up on all our latest news, events details and production information. Celebrate our students’ successes. Hear about special events. Keep up to date on all our faculty activities. And ensure you never miss one of our shows!

We keep this page regularly updated, but things happen quickly at MGA. And when we have something to celebrate we are always keen to share it with the world! So for up-to-the-minute news, visit our Facebook page.

Published 8/2/16

Open Day for professional training courses coming up this week...

Trying to decide where to train next year to take your first steps towards that dream career? Come and visit MGA on Thursday and find out all about how we could help you on your way!

Picking a course is one of the most important decisions to make if you are hoping to achieve a professional career in Performing Arts.… » Read more

Published 26/1/16

Life is a Cabaret!

We’re excited that it’s cabaret time again here at MGA!

MGA third-year Musical Theatre students present three unique evenings of first-class cabaret performances over three consecutive Tuesdays.

Shows take place at one of Edinburgh’s premier cabaret lounges, Dirty Martini at Le Monde (George Street), with what promises to be evenings of fabulous vocals, hilarious storytelling and moments of real heart.… » Read more

Published 22/1/16

Second year plays are go!

Our season of plays got off to a flying start on Thursday with Sophocles’ ANTIGONE by the second year Acting students. To say the staff and senior management were thrilled would be an understatement. Such an achievement, and a demonstration of real promise as the students continue on with their… » Read more

Published 3/1/16

MGA flying out to NYC!

It’s that time of year again… yes, when MGA students head over to the Big Apple and see what industry life is like on the other side of the pond!

Every year the team at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts take a week out of their busy schedule to take MGA’s full-time students to the USA to experience the wonders of New York City and BROADWAY. … » Read more

Published 24/11/15

Benjamin Newsome Casting workshop

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed Benjamin Newsome Casting, one of the countries busiest Casting Directors, to The MGA Academy of Performing Arts yesterday to put our HND Dance and HND Musical Theatre students through their paces.

Our lucky students were offered invaluable feedback and advice to ensure that they are best prepared for graduating into the professional industry … » Read more

Published 25/10/15

New Musical Theatre course video!

We are really proud of our new video showcasing the Musical Theatre Diploma and the facilities at MGA. We hope you enjoy it… we certainly had a lot of fun putting it together! Thanks to all our wonderful staff and students who helped in the making. If you like the… » Read more

Published 21/9/15

Kerry Ellis and MGA in the press

We’ve had a great piece of press from Access All Areas Edinburgh on our workshop last weekend with Kerry Ellis. Check out the story here – www.aaaedinburgh.co.uk – and find out about what some of our students thought about their masterclass with West End star Kerry. MGA are proud to… » Read more

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The Ash Girl

6th-7th November, Assembly Roxy

Triple Bill

8th-9th November, St Stephen’s Stockbridge