Our mission and vision


The MGA Academy mission is: to provide excellent, innovative and dynamic practice-driven and vocational university-level education and training for individuals wishing to gain and maintain creative and entrepreneurial careers in the performing arts.


The MGA Academy vision is to be:

  • recognised as an Institution for the performing arts with outstanding teaching and learning opportunities, state of the art learning resources, which produces graduates able to create, produce and support creative work of the highest calibre.
  • an institution that values diversity and has equality of opportunity embedded in all its practices
  • an institution that encourages creative and business innovation and entrepreneurship
  • an institution that fosters, encourages and nurtures collaboration and team-work
  • an institution recognised for the relevance and integrity of its curriculum
  • recognised as a centre of excellence for teaching and learning for the performing arts that is able to attract the best teachers and professional practitioners.


Published 9/2/24   9:15AM

Contemporary Elite Intensive - The MGA Academy x WHITE AND GIVAN

In celebration of the launch of our BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance Course in September 2024, our Artists in Residence and Programme Leaders ‘WHITE AND GIVAN’ are hosting a Contemporary Elite Intensive on Saturday 2nd March 2024 for the UK’s most promising young talent in Contemporary Dance (age 16+). Attendance is… » Read more

Published 13/1/24   9:10AM

MGA Academy to Host Open Day

The MGA Academy of Performing Arts to welcome prospective students on campus for open day event this February. Following on from the success of our open day in November, We will be opening our doors on Thursday 29th February once again. These events are a fantastic opportunity to engage with… » Read more

Published 11/12/23   9:57AM

Christmas Wish aims to raise vital funds for charity

ONE of Scotland’s leading performing arts schools has announced it will be hosting its annual magical Christmas show to raise vital funds for a prominent mental health charity. Taking place for one night only on December 13th at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, MGA Academy has promised that the extravaganza will have… » Read more

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Get in touch

Phone: 0330 058 0656

General enquiries/student information: info@themgaacademy.com

Office address:  Silver Rock Studios,  Almondvale Business Park,   Almondvale Way,   Livingston,   West Lothian,   United Kingdom,  EH54 6GA
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