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 7/2/19   5:13PM

European auditions for full-time courses

In recognition of the amount of interest we receive each year from potential students outside Scotland, this year we have decided to widen the full-time course audition process to include some european dates! Yep – in 2019, MGA is bringing the audition to to you! Artistic Director Murray Grant and… » Read more

Published 6/2/19   1:27PM

Welcome back, Megan!

Huge congratulations to MGA graduate Megan Gardiner (Musical Theatre, class of 2017) who is currently performing in the UK Tour of Les Miserables. We are thrilled to see her in action right here in Edinburgh at the moment, performing at the Festival Theatre with the Les Miserables company. Lots of… » Read more

Published 2/2/19   1:04PM

Some amazing training weeks coming up this year at MGA…

The MGA School of Part-Time Studies has got an amazing set of training courses and workshops lined up this year, offering some excellent opportunities to develop your Performing Arts skills, learn new ones from fabulous visiting tutors, and to discover what it’s like to train and work in the industry.… » Read more

Published 20/12/18   2:26PM

Seasons Greetings from MGA

Here at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts we would like to take the opportunity to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a joy-filled and peaceful New Year! We hope all our hardworking staff and wonderful students of Full-Time and Part-Time schools have a lovely break over the… » Read more

Coming soon

Austria Audition: Full-time Courses

24th February 2019, Vienna

Auditions: Full-time Courses

17th March 2019, Edinburgh