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 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! »