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

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COVID-19 update

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Published 14/4/20   4:44PM

Congratulations Thomas!

A massive congratulations from the whole MGA team to 2019 BA (Hons) Acting graduate Thomas Mugglestone who appeared as Henry Jones in the latest season of OUTLANDER for Amazon Prime Video. Well done, Thomas! Meet all our graduates from Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance courses on our Graduates pages. For… » Read more

Published 25/3/20   11:27AM

Adapt, innovate, overcome

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Published 24/3/20   11:25AM

COVID-19 Update

Statement on MGA’s current response to the COVID-19 outbreak from Managing Director Drew Gowland: We will adapt and continue to succeed. The health and safety of our students, staff and the communities in which we live, work and play are paramount to MGA as an organisation. We have always honoured… » Read more

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