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 7/2/19   5:13PM

European auditions for full-time courses

In recognition of the amount of interest we receive each year from potential students outside Scotland, this year we have decided to widen the full-time course audition process to include some european dates! Yep – in 2019, MGA is bringing the audition to to you! Artistic Director Murray Grant and… » Read more

Published 6/2/19   1:27PM

Welcome back, Megan!

Huge congratulations to MGA graduate Megan Gardiner (Musical Theatre, class of 2017) who is currently performing in the UK Tour of Les Miserables. We are thrilled to see her in action right here in Edinburgh at the moment, performing at the Festival Theatre with the Les Miserables company. Lots of… » Read more

Published 2/2/19   1:04PM

Some amazing training weeks coming up this year at MGA…

The MGA School of Part-Time Studies has got an amazing set of training courses and workshops lined up this year, offering some excellent opportunities to develop your Performing Arts skills, learn new ones from fabulous visiting tutors, and to discover what it’s like to train and work in the industry.… » Read more

Published 20/12/18   2:26PM

Seasons Greetings from MGA

Here at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts we would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a joy-filled and peaceful New Year! We hope all our hardworking staff and wonderful students of Full-Time and Part-Time schools have a lovely break over the… » Read more

Coming soon

Ireland Audition: Full-time Courses

17th February 2019, Dublin

Austria Audition: Full-time Courses

24th February 2019, Vienna