MGA is on tour!

In 2019 MGA will be on the road as Artistic Director Murray Grant visits schools and colleges around Europe for masterclasses and auditions. Check this tour page or get in touch for the current schedule, and come and say hi!

Current tour diary

Ireland

MGA AUDITION

17th February
PERFORM Festival – RDS Simmonscourt, Simmonscourt Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Cost: No charge

Austria

MGA AUDITION

24th February
Indeed Unique Studios – Kranzgasse 9, 1150 Vienna
Cost: No charge

England

MGA AUDITION

24th March
Studio 25 – 25 Church Street, Manchester M4 1PE
Cost: No charge

Portugal

MASTERCLASS

25th April 15.00
Primeiro Acto – Rua Egas Moniz 39A, 1900-217 Lisboa
Cost: 45€

To book: info@primeiroacto.com

MGA AUDITION

26th April 15.00
Primeiro Acto – Rua Egas Moniz 39A, 1900-217 Lisboa
Cost: No charge

To apply: Follow the MGA online application process here and select the Lisbon date for audition
(Application process must be submitted in advance of audition date)

Masterclasses

Murray is offering an Audition Technique masterclass for students aged 14+ interested in applying for degree courses in Musical Theatre and Dance. This masterclass will give students an insight into MGA full-time training and provide feedback on what we look for in prospective students.

If you are interested in hosting a masterclass at your school or college please contact MGA at info@themgaacademy.com or call the Office to arrange a visit or see if we are in the area.

International auditions

Murray and the MGA team are also holding auditions for training at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts in various locations outside Edinburgh this year, and as part of two-day sessions alongside masterclasses.

Auditions will be held for places on the following full-time courses:

Auditions are open to all students aged 16+ and are free of charge. Please complete the MGA online application process if you would like to attend one of these auditions, stating which city audition you wish to attend.

Full-Time Audition Dates

Audition sessions for entry in September 2019 are:

All at MGA in Edinburgh except where stated otherwise.

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. (You can also book on to our Open Day with this form.)

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