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 30/6/23   1:32PM

Final audition call for Sept entry...

Apply for a course at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts and be part of something extraordinary! Final auditions for our full-time professional training courses will take place in Edinburgh on Sunday, 6th August. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of MGA history and be among the first… » Read more

Published 24/5/23   3:40PM

'Strictly' stars inspire next generation!

Our lucky Musical Theatre and Dance students were treated to an unforgettable experience as performers from Strictly Ballroom: The Musical took a break from touring and brought the glitz and glamour of ballroom dancing to life The MGA Academy of Performing Arts last week! Kevin Clifton, BBC Strictly Come Dancing… » Read more

Published 8/3/23   3:32PM

Intro to Acting Training coming soon!

MGA is delighted to offer for the first time a special weekend dedicated to anyone interested in professional training in acting. This workshop will offer an insight into the BA (Hons) Acting course offered by the MGA Academy of Performing Arts and will primarily focus upon the development of a… » Read more

Coming soon

Get in touch

Phone: 0330 058 0656

General enquiries/student information: info@themgaacademy.com

Office address: 207 Balgreen Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2RZ, United Kingdom
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