Published 30/1/13 8:19pm

Senay Taormina joins the faculty!

Senay Taormina has agreed to fly up from London to hold a week of classes for our Full-Time students as directed by The Academy’s current Head of Dance, Murray Grant.  We are thrilled to be welcoming her to Edinburgh and sincerely hope that this will be the first of many many visits over the coming years.

Senay hails all the way from Adelaide, Australia but has spent over 11 years working professionally in the dance industry here in the UK and across the globe.

She trained professionally in Australia and completed her studies at Laine theatre

Arts, Uk.

COMMERCIAL dance credits: Robbie Williams (live show at pinewood), Pot Noodle commercial, Barclaycard commercial, O2 arena JLS ident, 4Music Idents, Comic Relief Mamma Mia! Sketch BBC, MTV for Twisted productions, MTV flash prank, Bailieys commercial, MAC “Hey Sailor” Launch, Martini/Louboutin event, AC/DC A Rock Opera BBC3, Pineapple Dance studios ITV.

LIVE  STAGE SHOWS/TOURS:  “Soulicious”-Cliff Richard UK arena tour 2011, London Olympics Closing ceremony 2012, Powers of Illusion- Royal Theatre,  The Venetian stage shows-Macau.

THEATRE credits: TURANDOT-Opera Australia, Orpheus in the underworld-British youth Opera, Hey! Mr. Producer- Cameron Macintosh for NCL, Musical Starlights-World Wide Events, Alexander Kunz Theatre, Germany.

CHOREOGRAPHY credits include: Alexander Kunz Theatre 2011/2012 (associate and dance captain), WAM BAM cabaret, London (2012), Fab Cab cabaret, Australia.

Senay is also a the coordinator for the career development intensives for Awareness Through Dance.

Published 13/3/18   11:27PM

Degree courses start Sept 2018

We are thrilled to be bringing to MGA – and to Edinburgh – three fully-comprehensive BA (Hons) degrees* in Musical Theatre, Acting and Dance Performance from September 2018! In collaboration with Bath Spa University, MGA undergraduate courses will be offered in the form of three degrees. Last year, MGA became… » Read more

Published 23/2/18   5:20PM

Life is a cabaret for our third years…

As we head into spring, MGA’s third-year Musical Theatre students can be found (as usual at this time of year) busy rehearsing and planning their sets for this year’s cabaret performances. MGA is proud to present our third-year Musical Theatre students in three unique evenings of first-class Cabaret entertainment at… » Read more

Published 20/12/17   5:49PM

Merry Christmas from MGA

MGA would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas, and a magical New Year!

We had a wonderful night on Monday at the Usher Hall, with over 200 students from both Full-time and Junior Schools bringing in enough Christmas cheer to keep us going through the holidays.

Professional standard performance opportunities are what The MGA Academy of Performing Arts is all about. Treating our students like professional performers means that by the time they graduate they are ready for anything.» Read more

Published 3/11/17   3:03PM

Lighting up the winter evenings!

MGA students have had a fabulous start to the new year here at MGA, and it only gets better as next week our students take to the stage to begin MGA’s Winter Season of productions. Full details of each show in production can be found on the Production pages. MGA’s… » Read more

Coming soon

Auditions: Full-time Courses

22nd April 2018, Edinburgh

Boys' Scholarship Weekend

28th-29th April, MGA Academy