Want to join us at MGA on one of our professional performing arts courses? We look forward to meeting you!

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Please note, you can only audition for ONE course on a given date.

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Musical Theatre Foundation (HNC)Acting Foundation (HNC)BA (Hons) Musical TheatreBA (Hons) ActingBA (Hons) Dance for Commercial PerformanceTop-up Year Musical TheatreTop-up Year DanceTop-up Year Acting

Check the box below if you would like to come to the MGA Open Day on Thursday 7th February:

I would like to come to MGA Open Day on 7th February

If you would like to apply for a full-time course please select the 2018-19 dates you are available to audition from the list below (held in Edinburgh except where stated):

25th November27th January17th February (Dublin)17th March24th March (Manchester)28th April2nd June16th June18th August

Published 5/10/18   11:57AM

Thomas Doherty in HBO miniseries!

Everyone at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts is thrilled to hear the news that 2015 Musical Theatre graduate THOMAS DOHERTY will be appearing in a new HBO/Sky miniseries ‘Catherine The Great’ as Peter Zavadovsky, opposite Academy Award Winner HELEN MIRREN. The four-part show also features Gina McKee, Rory Kinnear,… » Read more

Published 18/9/18   3:00PM

A dream role for Megan

After only graduating from The MGA Academy of Performing Arts a year ago, Megan Gardiner (Musical Theatre, 2017) has just landed a dream role in the UK tour of Les Miserables as Cover Cosette for Cameron Mackintosh Ltd. This UK tour begins in Leicester in November and moves round the… » Read more

Published 13/9/18   3:14PM

A new home for MGA…

Introducing the Rose Theatre, a new home for our Acting students and live performances. Originally The Rose Street Chapel, the Rose Theatre is now newly refurbished and renovated by our wonderful MGA Patron Peter Schaufuss. With offices, rehearsal spaces and three beautiful performance venues it is with a great deal… » Read more

Published 13/8/18   10:00AM

Announcing MGA's very first Patron!

Exciting news: A first Patron for The MGA Academy of Performing Arts! We are absolutely thrilled to have received the backing of the Olivier Award-winning ballet dancer, choreographer and director Peter Schaufuss. Peter is the founder of The English National Ballet School and, in a stellar career, has performed and… » Read more