Published 25/1/22 12:28pm

Join us in September

As 2021 draws to an end, why not choose MGA as your destination for 2022!

MGA is now in Phase 3 of auditions for entry in September 2022. Apply now!

This phase ends on Sunday 27th March 2022. Apply to audition, either online or in person in Edinburgh – whichever suits you better – and you could be joining the next group of talented performers to start a Degree or Foundation Course in Acting, Singing or Dance and taking your first steps to that dream career in Performing Arts…

If you are looking for vocational training with incredible links to the professional industry, entry into The Spotlight UK Casting Directory, your Equity Card and internationally-recognised qualifications – we have all of that waiting for you. The MGA Academy of Performing Arts is Scotland’s ONLY CDMT-accredited school.

Take a look through all our course information on the Full-Time Course pages and apply now!

One-year Foundation (HNC) courses

Three-year BA (Hons) courses

BA (Hons) Top-Up year

For advanced students with appropriate qualifications and/or suitable professional experience to join the final year of our Musical Theatre, Acting or Dance degree programme.


* Yr 1 & Yr 2 – HND / Yr 3 – BA (Hons) Top-up

Published 4/3/22   6:57PM

Getting industry-ready

The last few weeks have been all go here at MGA! We stepped into February with Industry Week, where our Third Year BA (Hons) students have the opportunity to meet some amazing professionals from the Performing Arts industry for valuable professional development, Q&A sessions and audition experience as a way… » Read more

Published 25/1/22   12:28PM

Join us in September

As 2021 draws to an end, why not choose MGA as your destination for 2022! MGA is now in Phase 3 of auditions for entry in September 2022. Apply now! This phase ends on Sunday 27th March 2022. Apply to audition, either online or in person in Edinburgh – whichever… » Read more

Published 20/1/22   10:20AM

Congratulations Rachel!

Well done to graduate Rachel White (Musical Theatre, 2016) on the awesome achievement of being BB Radio Scotland’s Single Of The Week with her brand new release “You Don’t Want Me Anymore”! You can stream all of Rachel’s music, including her new single, on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube, and… » Read more

Published 19/1/22   9:51AM

Welcoming our new Head of Dance

We are delighted to welcome a brand new Head of School of Dance to our Faculty this academic year, the outstanding and multi-talented Lisa Cottrell. Lisa is a highly experienced theatre practitioner with advanced skills in dance techniques and diverse theatre knowledge. She has a BA (Hons) in Literary and… » Read more

Coming soon

The Lights

15th – 18th June, Rose Theatre

Rise Up

15th – 18th June, Saint Stephen’s