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 7/7/22   3:55PM

Congratulations Léo!

Big congratulations to MGA graduate Léo Gabriel (Musical Theatre, class of 2020) who has just concluded his run of WEST SIDE STORY with Opéra national du Rhin as Baby John. Check out these stunning production and rehearsal shots of him in action. Well done, Léo!

Published 14/6/22   1:11PM

Join the Queendom!

We are delighted to announce that star of Six! The Musical UK Tour and MGA alum Caitlin Tipping will be returning to the MGA Academy THIS SUMMER, to lead our Musical Theatre Summer School! Fresh off the UK Tour as Jane Seymour, Caitlin will lead us through an incredible week… » Read more

Published 12/6/22   9:22AM

Summer season starts soon

Our Full-Time School Summer productions featuring graduating classes in Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance are on the way and tickets are still available! Book your tickets now at The Theatre Store.com! We are thrilled to be welcoming some wonderful visiting Artists from across the Industry to create four fabulous shows… » Read more

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

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