Fierce Theatre School
Fierce Theatre School is a part-time drama school with a difference… we take a professional approach to Performing Arts training and offer young people the chance to experience Acting, Singing and Dance through a consistent and dedicated programme of classes and workshops.
At Fierce Theatre School in Edinburgh you will get a realistic picture of what it’s like to be a performer in the industry, and given the chance to truly develop and explore your talents. Yes, it’s hard work! But get ready to meet other young performers, learn new skills and have lots of fun along the way!
Aimed at young people aged over 11 (S1 – S6), Fierce features two blocks of classes per week, including Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Acting and Singing. That’s 7 whole hours of training a week!
If you are interested in taking your performance skills to the next level, or maybe even considering a career in Performing Arts, then Fierce is definitely for you.
Sessions are based at the MGA buildings – 207 Balgreen Road, Edinburgh
Regular term-time sessions run on Tuesday evenings (5.30pm to 8.30pm) and Saturday mornings (9am to 1pm)
Students are required to wear black MGA trackies, vest or leotard and a school-branded hoodie.
Download the uniform info sheet here for full details and uniform examples.
Entry requirements and applications
Fierce students must successfully audition to gain a place – this allows us to concentrate on a manageable student intake and deliver our very best quality training. Applicants should be in school years S1 to S6. Auditions are held throughout the year and applicants will be contacted within two weeks of receipt of application form. Applications to Fierce Theatre School Edinburgh are free.
The total cost for the academic year is £1,850 *
A non-refundable deposit of £250 is payable on acceptance of a place, followed by ten monthly payments of £160 starting August 1st.
Monthly payment of fees and course deposits can now be made online via the MGA Shop (a transaction fee applies).
Is there any funding available?
Funding is not usually available but you should contact your Local Education Authority for advice. Several charitable trusts help finance performing arts students and a directory listing these grant making trusts and charities should be available at your local library.
How to apply
Full course details and application forms are available from the MGA office. Alternatively you can download an enrolment form now by clicking on the download box, print it out and complete it before sending it to the MGA office.