Published 7/4/13 6:37pm

Dr Michael Kirkland Arrives at MGA!

Dr. Michael Kirkland has arrived in Edinburgh to lecture our Full-Time students, consult on the re-structure of our Actor Training programmes here at MGA and direct our end of year production, Flashdance.

LUCKY MGA STUDENTS!

Dr. Michael Kirkland is a professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Regent University specializing in acting, directing and stage combat. He is a member of the Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and is a certified teacher through the Society of American Fight Directors.

Dr. Hill-Kirkland has worked nationally as a professional actor, director and fight director. He guest taught at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Birmingham School of Acting in the U.K. At Regent, Dr. Kirkland is the on-site coordinator for the Virginia Beach BASH, an annual regional stage combat workshop sanctioned by the Society of American Fight Directors. He teaches courses on the Meisner approach to acting, unarmed combat, rapier and dagger, advanced directing and weapons of the stage.

Published 13/3/18   11:27PM

Degree courses start Sept 2018

We are thrilled to be bringing to MGA – and to Edinburgh – three fully-comprehensive BA (Hons) degrees* in Musical Theatre, Acting and Dance Performance from September 2018! In collaboration with Bath Spa University, MGA undergraduate courses will be offered in the form of three degrees. Last year, MGA became… » Read more

Published 23/2/18   5:20PM

Life is a cabaret for our third years…

As we head into spring, MGA’s third-year Musical Theatre students can be found (as usual at this time of year) busy rehearsing and planning their sets for this year’s cabaret performances. MGA is proud to present our third-year Musical Theatre students in three unique evenings of first-class Cabaret entertainment at… » Read more

Published 20/12/17   5:49PM

Merry Christmas from MGA

MGA would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas, and a magical New Year!

We had a wonderful night on Monday at the Usher Hall, with over 200 students from both Full-time and Junior Schools bringing in enough Christmas cheer to keep us going through the holidays.

Professional standard performance opportunities are what The MGA Academy of Performing Arts is all about. Treating our students like professional performers means that by the time they graduate they are ready for anything.» Read more

Published 3/11/17   3:03PM

Lighting up the winter evenings!

MGA students have had a fabulous start to the new year here at MGA, and it only gets better as next week our students take to the stage to begin MGA’s Winter Season of productions. Full details of each show in production can be found on the Production pages. MGA’s… » Read more

Coming soon

Boys' Scholarship Weekend

28th-29th April, MGA Academy

If We Were Birds

31st Apr – 1st May,