Published 19/1/22 9:51am

Welcoming our new Head of Dance

We are delighted to welcome a brand new Head of School of Dance to our Faculty this academic year, the outstanding and multi-talented Lisa Cottrell.

Lisa is a highly experienced theatre practitioner with advanced skills in dance techniques and diverse theatre knowledge. She has a BA (Hons) in Literary and Cultural Devices, as well as an MA in Dance Practices. Lisa’s passion for dance and all genres of the performing arts, is coupled with her commitment to excellence in the delivery of dance training to MGA’s future professionals.

As a choreographer and director she has worked extensively in theatre, the cruise industry and the corporate commercial sector, as well as working with the team at MGA on several occasions over the years. Previous teaching includes, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, Guildford School of Acting Conservatoire.

We are incredibly lucky to have Lisa join us, and we look forward to see the progress she will undoubtedly make with our School of Dance in the future!

Published 13/1/23   9:10AM

We're ready to welcome you!

The MGA Academy of Performing Arts to welcome prospective students on campus for open day events this February. We will be opening our doors on Wednesday 8th (Acting/Dance) and Thursday 9th February (Musical Theatre) for another series of Open Days. These events are a fantastic opportunity to engage with lecturers,… » Read more

Published 23/12/22   3:28PM

Season's Greetings from MGA

The whole team at the MGA Academy of Performing Arts wishes you a very merry Christmas and a fabulous New Year! We’ve got lots of exciting news to bring in 2023 and we can’t wait to bring more training opportunities in the Performing Arts to Edinburgh! We will be welcoming… » Read more

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

Coming soon

Full-time Acting and Dance Open Day

8th February REGISTER NOW! »

Full-time Musical Theatre Open Day

9th February REGISTER NOW! »

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General enquiries/student information: info@themgaacademy.com

Office address: 207 Balgreen Road, Edinburgh, EH11 2RZ, United Kingdom
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