The MGA Academy Terms and Conditions

Our Academy terms and conditions are available upon request from The MGA Academy office. Terms and conditions pertaining to the management of individual students and productions are negotiated on a client by client basis.

Terms and Conditions of Use

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By accessing The MGA Academy of Performing Arts (hereinafter, “MGA”) website (the “Site”), you agree that you will be bound by the terms and conditions set forth herein (the “Agreement”). We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions of this Agreement, from time to time. By using the Site after we make such changes, you agree to be bound by the new terms and conditions. We will also from time to time, change the content of the Site. Some of the pages of the Site contain their own terms and conditions that may by their terms supersede the terms and conditions of this Agreement.


Copyright © The MGA Academy of Performing Arts. All rights reserved. This site has been published since 2005 and is continuously updated and revised.

Except as specifically permitted herein, you may not reproduce any portion of the Materials (as defined below) posted on this Site without prior written permission from MGA. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to editorial and pictorial content.

General Use Parameters and Restrictions

You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute the Materials in any way without MGA’s prior express written permission. You may not use any of the Materials on any other Web site or networked computer environment for any purpose. You may display, copy, distribute or download the Materials on this Site provided that ALL of the following conditions are met: (1) both the copyright notice which appears on this Site and this permission notice appear in the Materials, (2) the use of such Materials is solely for personal, noncommercial and informational use and (3) no modifications of any of the Materials are made. NOTWITHSTANDING THE ABOVE, YOU ARE EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED FROM DOWNLOADING ANY DATABASES MADE AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE AS INFORMATION RESOURCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE MGA MATERIALS. If you breach any of this Site’s terms or conditions, this Agreement will be terminated immediately. Upon termination, you agree that you will immediately destroy any downloaded and printed Materials. You are prohibited from copying or imitating, in whole or in part, the design or layout of this Site or elements protected by trade dress that are protected by United Kingdom and International law and other intellectual property rights.

Any unauthorized use of any Materials contained on this Site may violate copyright, trademark, or other laws. Such violations may result in severe civil and criminal penalties against you.


The Site contains photographs of MGA staff and others. However, if your photo appears on the Site and you wish to be acknowledged or you wish to have it removed for any reason, please send such requests to

Submissions & Third Party Content

You agree not to submit to the Site any content which (a) is libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy, or is obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening; (b) violates or infringes any person’s legal rights or the legal rights of any entity, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks and patents; (c) violates any law; (d) advocates any unlawful activity; or (e). solicits funds for or otherwise advocates any organization, goods or services.

You are solely responsible for any Materials you submit, and that MGA has no responsibility for any of these Materials, including their legality, originality, reliability and appropriateness. By submitting your content, you agree to be bound by these terms.


MGA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, regarding this Site or its contents. MGA expressly disclaims any such representations and warranties, including, but not limited to those relating to merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Moreover, MGA does not represent or warrant that any Materials which you may access at or through the Site are current, accurate or complete. The Site and all of its contents are provided on an “as is” basis only. MGA may change information relating to pricing and availability without notice. You agree that you will use the Site and any Materials available at or through the Site solely at your own risk. You also agree that you are solely responsible for all costs associated with any servicing or repairs of any equipment you use, including your computer, as part of your use of the Site and that MGA will not in any way be liable to you for damages of any kind which relate to your use of the Site. You also agree to waive any and all claims of any kind or nature against MGA, its officers, staff, affiliates or licensees, with respect to your use of this Site or any of the information or Materials available at the Site.

Our Site may be accessed from other countries around the world and may contain references to MGA licenses, services, programs or products which are not available in your country. Any reference to these services, programs are products does not indicate that MGA intends to implement any of them in your country.

Limitation of Liability & Indemnity

Neither MGA, nor, nor any of its officers, directors, staff, affiliates or any of its other representatives will be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of or the inability to use this Site. This is an all-encompassing limitation of our liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including but not limited to, damages that are compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential, loss of profit, income or data, damage to property and claims by any other persons or entities.

Links to Third-Party Sites

Our Site contains links to other web sites which are not under MGA’s control. MGA makes no representations of any kind regarding the content of such sites and you agree to irrevocably waive any claim against MGA with respect to such sites. You agree that anytime you access a different web site through MGA’s Site, you do so at your own risk. MGA is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information or Materials contained on non-MGA web sites you access through our Site. MGA allows links to other web sites merely as a convenience to you. Any comments regarding any of these other web sites, including the Materials and resources contained on them, should be directed to the entity whose web site contains these Materials or resources. However, MGA’s webmaster would like to be copied on any complaint addressed to any of these non-MGA sites.

MGA’s Policy Regarding Linking to This Site

MGA welcomes other sites linking to this Site, so long as the following guidelines are followed. Developers should link to our home page ( rather than linking to internal pages. Our pages are constantly changing, with content being added and removed on a daily basis. By linking to our homepage, you ensure that your site avoids containing broken links in the future. You may not use the MGA logo or any other graphics or text to imply an endorsement or support by MGA without written permission. To inquire further, please contact:
Andrew Gowland
207 Balgreen Road
EH11 2RZ

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Site is controlled by MGA from its offices within the United Kingdom. By accessing this Site, you and MGA agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of this Site shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the United Kingdom, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles thereof. You and MGA also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the Commercial Part of the Supreme Court of United Kingdom with respect to such matters.


This Agreement is effective unless and until terminated by either you or MGA. You may terminate this Agreement at any time. Your access to this Site may be terminated immediately, without notice from us, if in our sole discretion you fail to comply with any term or provision of this Agreement. Upon any termination of this Agreement by either you or MGA, you agree that you will cease use of the Site immediately and destroy all Materials obtained from the Site and all copies thereof, whether made under the terms of this Agreement or otherwise.

Published 30/11/23   12:34PM

Graduates turn dreams into reality with new theatre company

MGA alumni in the spotlight after creating new theatre company ALUMNI from one of Scotland’s top performing arts academies have started their own theatre company following their recent graduation this summer. David Gardner and Will Robertson had dreams of starting their own theatre company since meeting during their BA (Hons)… » Read more

Published 22/11/23   1:32PM

Applications for September 2024 Now Open!

Apply for a course at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts and be part of something extraordinary! Our first auditions for our 2024 intake will be held in Livingston on Monday 15th January 2024! See below for information about all our course levels and apply today! Read More

Published 24/5/23   3:40PM

'Strictly' stars inspire next generation!

Our lucky Musical Theatre and Dance students were treated to an unforgettable experience as performers from Strictly Ballroom: The Musical took a break from touring and brought the glitz and glamour of ballroom dancing to life The MGA Academy of Performing Arts last week! Kevin Clifton, BBC Strictly Come Dancing… » Read more

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