Published 11/6/18 9:30am

Last chance to apply for September

The final block of auditions are coming up over the summer for entry on to our full-time training courses in September – are you going to

If your dream is to be a professional Dancer, Musical Theatre Performer or Actor and you are looking for some of the UK’s finest vocational training, then time is running out to apply to join us next year.

MGA is Scotland’s only CDMT-accredited school, and 2018-19 will be our first year of offering full DEGREE qualifications for Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance. Are you ready to start your journey this September? We want to meet you at our final audition of the year. Your future and professional debut await!

Apply now by filling in a short online application form and we’ll lead you through the rest of the process. You can find information about all our courses on the full-time pages:

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 – HNC and HND / Yr 3 – BA Hons Top Up

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

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LA Trip 2018

17th-22nd Oct 2018: BOOK NOW

Commercial Video Week

October 15th – 19th, The MGA Academy