Published 3/1/17 5:30pm

Happy New Year from all at MGA!

As we head into January, and with a group of our Full-Time students New York bound at this very moment, we want to wish everyone a Happy New Year! Here’s hoping that 2017 will bring even more success and magical moments for our fabulous students in both the Full-time and Junior Schools here in Edinburgh.

Goodbye 2016…

A quick look back at some memorable events from the last few months at MGA:

We had a fantastic turn out to our Macmillan Coffee morning and raised a whopping £678.50 for the cancer support charity, and huge thanks to all the students, staff, family and friends for all their beautiful baking in the first place!

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While our students were settling down to a new term of classes and productions, MGA Creative Director Murray Grant was off touring Scotland to spread the word about our Dance Course! And he certainly got around – take a look at the video below to see what he got up to. A huge THANK YOU to each and every school and teacher who welcomed Murray during the tour. Would you like us to visit again? Or did your school miss out this time round? Call us and arrange a free workshop for 2017!

And 2016 came to a close with the full student body joining together for our annual Christmas Musical Theatre extravaganza at the gorgeous Usher Hall for A Christmas Wish. We were thrilled to again support Barnardos Scotland whilst bringing some much-needed Christmas Cheer to our wonderful home of Edinburgh! It was our biggest show yet and the students and staff did MGA proud.

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And hello 2017!

As we look forward into the New Year, we wish a BON VOYAGE to our students heading to New York – they’ve just set off over the Atlantic for the annual MGA trip to the Big Apple, where they’ll get a taste of life on Broadway, both on and off the stage (all the highlights and updates can be found on our Facebook page). And we are thrilled that, for the first time ever, we will be taking a group of students to Los Angeles this year, for our first ever Dance trip!! Students can book a place now and take the trip of a life time to the Dance capital of the States in October 2017.

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Want to join us?

Don’t miss out on your chance to learn from and study with some of the best Performing Arts tutors and students in the UK – all working together in an environment designed to push you to be the best that you can possibly be. Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance training for the next generation of Professional Performers – only at MGA! Applying for our full-time courses is simple – click here right now!

Under the age of 16 but looking for top quality training in Acting, Singing and Dance? Head over to the Junior School pages and see what we offer to children and young people in Scotland this year.

Published 19/2/21   1:00PM

A fantastic Industry Week for our graduating year students

Last week, MGA welcomed special guest professionals from across the Performing Arts industry to speak with our third-year students for our annual Industry Week. Huge thanks to the visiting casting directors, choreographers, agents and creatives who participated and shared their incredible Industry knowledge, experience and talents with our graduating year… » Read more

Published 18/2/21   11:30AM

New Spring and Summer Seasons open for booking!

Our Full-Time School Spring and Summer productions are now open for booking. We’re delighted to be working with the team at The Theatre Store.com, where you can now purchase tickets for our upcoming seasons of graduate productions. We are thrilled to be welcoming some wonderful visiting Artists from across the… » Read more

Published 1/2/21   4:42PM

Apply now to join our Full-Time courses in September 2021

Apply now for September 2021 entry for Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance training at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts! From HNC Foundation courses through to three-year BA Hons degree qualifications, applications are now being accepted for Phase Three of our audition process which ends Friday 26th March 2021. If… » Read more

Published 19/1/21   3:55PM

West End director Simon Greiff to direct 'Carrie: The Musical'

We’re incredibly delighted to be welcoming immensely talented director and actor Simon Greiff to MGA later this Spring! He will be working with our third-year Musical Theatre students, directing their production of Carrie: The Musical with our very own Simon Hanson as Musical Director. Carrie: The Musical is on Wednesday… » Read more

Coming soon

Triple Bill

Spring

Carrie The Musical

Spring