Published 30/1/13 8:19pm

Senay Taormina joins the faculty!

Senay Taormina has agreed to fly up from London to hold a week of classes for our Full-Time students as directed by The Academy’s current Head of Dance, Murray Grant.  We are thrilled to be welcoming her to Edinburgh and sincerely hope that this will be the first of many many visits over the coming years.

Senay hails all the way from Adelaide, Australia but has spent over 11 years working professionally in the dance industry here in the UK and across the globe.

She trained professionally in Australia and completed her studies at Laine theatre

Arts, Uk.

COMMERCIAL dance credits: Robbie Williams (live show at pinewood), Pot Noodle commercial, Barclaycard commercial, O2 arena JLS ident, 4Music Idents, Comic Relief Mamma Mia! Sketch BBC, MTV for Twisted productions, MTV flash prank, Bailieys commercial, MAC “Hey Sailor” Launch, Martini/Louboutin event, AC/DC A Rock Opera BBC3, Pineapple Dance studios ITV.

LIVE  STAGE SHOWS/TOURS:  “Soulicious”-Cliff Richard UK arena tour 2011, London Olympics Closing ceremony 2012, Powers of Illusion- Royal Theatre,  The Venetian stage shows-Macau.

THEATRE credits: TURANDOT-Opera Australia, Orpheus in the underworld-British youth Opera, Hey! Mr. Producer- Cameron Macintosh for NCL, Musical Starlights-World Wide Events, Alexander Kunz Theatre, Germany.

CHOREOGRAPHY credits include: Alexander Kunz Theatre 2011/2012 (associate and dance captain), WAM BAM cabaret, London (2012), Fab Cab cabaret, Australia.

Senay is also a the coordinator for the career development intensives for Awareness Through Dance.

Published 8/3/19   4:54PM

Congratulations Third Years!

A huge thanks to all the organisations, agencies, friends and industry guests who came to our two MGA Graduate Showcases this week. We’ve been thrilled by the support for both groups of third year students and had two fantastic showcase performances: in Glasgow on Monday, at the Tron Theatre, and… » Read more

Published 27/2/19   2:42PM

Showcase season has arrived...

We are delighted to present our third year classes to the industry as the first generation of MGA students taking the new BA (Hons) degree courses! Acting Showcase takes place on Monday 4th March at the Tron Theatre (Glasgow) Musical Theatre Showcase takes place on Thursday 7th March at Soho… » Read more

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

Coming soon

Sunday Masterclass: Train with the cast of Matilda!

Sunday 21st April (8 to 17)

Portugal Audition: Full-Time Courses

26th April 2019, Lisbon