MGA graduate success

Catch up on news and success stories from MGA alumni!

MGA also make up-to-the-minute announcements over on Facebook and Twitter. Meet all our graduating year groups over on the Graduates pages.

Published 31/3/16

Mamma Mia! Gemma back in the UK

Gemma Lawson, who is represented in London by Wintersons, is a graduate of The MGA Academy of Performing Arts and has been touring the world for the last two years understudying the leading role of Sophie in the international tour of Mamma Mia the musical! Thrilled to have you back… » Read more

Published 30/3/16

Congratulations Chloe!

Congratulations to Chloe Edwards, who, after a successful London showcase, has accepted an offer of professional representation from Polly’s Agency, London.

Published 27/3/16

Congratulations Frankie!

And congratulations to Frankie Minnock, who also had a successful London showcase and accepted an offer of professional representation from MGA Management.

Published 27/3/16

Congratulations Nadia!

Congratulations to Nadia Kramer, who, after a successful London showcase, has accepted an offer of professional representation from Oxford Adams Associates, London.

Published 26/3/16

Congratulations Chris!

Congratulations to Chris Warrington, who also had a successful London showcase and accepted an offer of professional representation from Group 25 Management.

Published 26/3/16

Congratulations Kieran!

Congratulations to Kieran Cooper, who, after a successful London showcase, has accepted an offer of professional representation from Andrew Harding Management.

Published 26/3/16

Thomas is filming new teen musical for Disney

Thomas Doherty completed his training at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts last July and immediately signed with Agent Olivia Bell Management after his London musical theatre showcase. We have had to keep this one quiet for a long time but we are now finally allowed to tell you all… » Read more

Published 26/3/16

Congratulations Aleisha!

Congratulations to Aleisha, who accepted an offer with MGA Management after a successful London showcase.

Published 25/3/16

Rhiannon in Mrs Henderson Presents

Graduates of The MGA Academy of Performing Arts are quite literally working all over the world! Last week a group of our staff and students had the great pleasure of watching Rhiannon Chesterman making her West End‬ debut in Mrs Henderson Presents. Don’t miss this beautiful piece of musical theatre‬… » Read more

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Full-Time Audition Dates

Audition sessions for entry in September 2020 are:

  • 19th January
  • 19th February (Cyprus)
  • 29th March
  • 26th April
  • 3rd May (Dublin) **NEW**
  • 31st May
  • 28th June
  • 9th August

Auditions are held at MGA in Edinburgh except where otherwise stated. (Please check when you apply that you select the appropriate date for the course you’re choosing.)

If you are interested in applying for full-time courses at MGA fill in our application form and we will contact you with information on the application process and audition requirements.

Published 11/2/20   4:33PM

MGA European audition days

In recognition of the amount of interest we receive each year from potential students outside Scotland, we widen the full-time course audition process to include some european dates! Yep – MGA is bringing the audition to to you… Artistic Director Murray Grant and team will be visiting Cyprus and Ireland… » Read more

Published 9/1/20   1:16PM

Join us at our Open Day 2020

It’s that time of year again… when we open our doors and invite prospective students to Edinburgh for the full MGA experience! This is your chance to visit MGA and find out for yourself exactly what goes on inside! Observe some classes, meet staff and interrogate current students on our… » Read more

Published 19/12/19   4:29PM

New production season announced!

MGA are delighted to announce the 2020 season of performances featuring the graduating Full-Time School year groups in Musical Theatre, Acting and Dance. Tickets for all productions can be bought through our online Box Office and more information for each show can be found on the Productions page. Third Year… » Read more

Published 2/10/19   11:12AM

Commercial Week is hotting up

Ever wanted to be in a music video? Want to experience what it feels like to be a professional backing dancer? Spend your October holiday with guest world‑class professional choreographers from Los Angeles and London and learn the hottest new commercial dance moves at MGA’s COMMERCIAL VIDEO WEEK this October… » Read more