Published 1/2/21 4:42pm

Apply now to join our Full-Time courses in September 2021

Apply now for September 2021 entry for Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance training at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts!

From HNC Foundation courses through to three-year BA Hons degree qualifications, applications are now being accepted for Phase Three of our audition process which ends Friday 26th March 2021.

If you are looking for vocational training that is accredited by the CDMT (Confirming Quality in Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre) and has…

  • Incredible links to the professional industry
  • Entry into Spotlight’s Casting Directory
  • Opportunity to gain your Equity Card
  • Internationally-recognised qualifications

… we have all of that waiting for you!

Applications are taken all year round, until course places are full – so the earlier in the year you apply, the more places will be available.
We have adapted our application process in this time of change: all auditions are in video format and all files are submitted online. If you are unsure which course to apply for, please get in touch admissions@themgaacademy.com and the MGA Team will be happy to discuss it with you.

Apply now and let us support you on your journey to a career in Performing Arts »

Or click below for details of each course.

One-year Foundation (HNC) courses

Three-year BA (Hons) courses

BA (Hons) Top-Up year

For advanced students with appropriate qualifications and/or suitable professional experience to join the final year of our Musical Theatre, Acting or Dance degree programme.


* Yr 1 & Yr 2 – HND / Yr 3 – BA (Hons) Top-up

Published 11/6/21   9:38AM

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Published 13/5/21   2:49PM

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Published 29/3/21   3:48PM

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Published 29/3/21   10:17AM

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