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.

January kicked us off in fabulous style with the first of our Sunday Masterclass sessions for 2019. We were delighted to welcome back Broadway composer and MGA friend Jonathan Reid Gealt to Edinburgh to lead two sessions on Acting through Song. We are thrilled to announce that we will be welcoming cast members from the UK tour of Matilda The Musical for the April Sunday Masterclass and booking is now open! Sam Lathwood, Anu Ogunmefun, Steffan Lloyd Evans and Michelle Chantelle Hopewell will join us on Sunday 21st April leading Acting, Singing and Dance workshops across two streams (ages 8 to 12 and 13 to 17). Find out more! >>

Thinking about a career in Performing Arts?

We have two taster weeks coming up during the summer break:

Our annual Lads’ Week (Monday 22nd – Friday 26th July) is completely free and open to all the guys out there aged 13 and up with an interest in professional training. Meet other lads from around the UK who share your interests in Performing Arts and get to work with our MGA specialist tutors and some special visiting male artists. Book now as there are VERY limited places available. Find out more! >>

Everyone can experience life as a Performing Arts student on our A Week in the Life taster course (29th July – 2nd August), where anyone age 13 and up with an interest in professional training can follow the intense schedule of an Acting, Musical Theatre or Dance student over a full five days with us in Edinburgh! Find out more! >>

Fun over the school holidays?

The annual MGA Summer School runs for two weeks during the summer break (22nd to 26th July / 29th July to 2nd August) and we are already taking bookings! With West End professionals as guest tutors and an opportunity to work with the incredible team at MGA not only will you have a great time – you will learn loads too! Find out more! >>

And looking ahead, we have another incredible week planned for October half term (14th – 18th October). After a stunning first Commercial Week last year, we have already opened bookings for 2019. Work with international choreographers in studios and special venues to dance in a professionally-shot music video. Find out more! >>

All these courses are open now and can be booked through the MGA Shop and Box Office. So what are you waiting for?!

Now booking…

Published 12/6/20   5:50PM

End of the year, looking to the future...

Well, it’s been quite some journey, but we’ve arrived at our final day of teaching of the academic year. And what a year it has been! We are incredibly proud of each and every one of our students and faculty for their outstanding efforts and strength demonstrated, not just over… » Read more

Published 22/5/20   6:04PM

COVID-19 update

A statement on behalf of MGA’s Directors: A note to the MGA Family, To say that I am impressed by the response to the pandemic that I have seen from the MGA family of staff, tutors, students, parents, customers, suppliers, our stake holders and our community of supporters would be… » Read more

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

We will adapt and continue to succeed! During these challenging times we all have to be prepared to change the way we do things. The team at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts have been working hard over the last few weeks to ensure that we are prepared for whatever… » Read more

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