Huge congratulations to our Musical Theatre class of 2018 graduate Caitlin Tipping!

Caitlin is currently touring the UK as Jane Seymour, part of the new UK Tour cast of SIX The Musical.

The whole MGA team couldn’t be more proud!

A massive congratulations from the whole MGA team to 2019 BA (Hons) Acting graduate Thomas Mugglestone who appeared as Henry Jones in the latest season of OUTLANDER for Amazon Prime Video.

Well done, Thomas!

Meet all our graduates from Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance courses on our Graduates pages.

For information on our BA (Hons) Acting course, visit our Acting degree page and join us next year!

Best of luck to class of 2019 Musical Theatre graduates Cara Mia and Laurie Hill as they go live on the Marella Explorer ship this week for The Entertainment Department.

Bon voyage!

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Be sure to catch 2015 Musical Theatre graduate Thomas Doherty alongside Helen Mirren, Rory Kinnear and Gina McKee in the HBO/Sky miniseries ‘Catherine the Great’ this month!

‘Catherine the Great’ is out now on Sky Atlantic and premiering later in October in the US on HBO and there’s more on Thomas’ role in this article at Bustle.

And it’s a busy week for Thomas as his new movie High Strung Free Dance is also released, with its premiere in Los Angeles last Thursday night!

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Congratulations to class of 2016 Musical Theatre graduate Kieran Cooper, who is joining the team at Norwegian Creative Studios for their premiere production of Choir Of Man!

Go well, Kieran.

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Some fabulous news from our class of 2018: MGA Musical Theatre graduate Caitlin Tipping is going Divorced, Beheaded, Live on Norwegian Cruise Line!

This brand new production of Six The Musical, fresh from London’s West End, will be setting sail around the world, with Caitlin taking on the role of Jane Seymour.

Congrats, Queen!

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A massive congratulations to KATIE HINDMARSH who will will be graduating next week as one of MGA’s first generation BA (Hons) Degree students in Musical Theatre – before heading off to Florida start her first professional contract!

Katie will play the role of Marty in Grease the musical for Royal Caribbean.

Well done, Katie!

We are thrilled to announce that 2015 Musical Theatre graduate ELLY JAY will be joining the cast of Ghost Das Musical at the Palladium Theatre in Stuttgart, Germany, as part of the Ensemble.

Congratulations, Elly!

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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 MGA staff and students are coming to support you in this amazing production and we couldn’t be more proud of you, Megan!

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed Broadway production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical is at Festival Theatre until Saturday 16th February. Tickets are unfortunately sold out but returns may be available if you contact the Box Office!

Everyone at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts is thrilled to hear the news that 2015 Musical Theatre graduate THOMAS DOHERTY will be appearing in a new HBO/Sky miniseries ‘Catherine The Great’ as Peter Zavadovsky, opposite Academy Award Winner HELEN MIRREN.

The four-part show also features Gina McKee, Rory Kinnear, Richard Roxburgh, Kevin McNally and Sam Palladio, Jason Clarke and Joseph Quinn and is currently filming in Russia, Latvia and Lithuania.

Cast and a first look at Helen Mirren in the title role has just been announced, and more information about the series can be read here.

We can’t wait for it! Congratulations, Thomas!

Published 11/6/21   9:38AM

Congratulations Caitlin!

Huge congratulations to our Musical Theatre class of 2018 graduate Caitlin Tipping! Caitlin is currently touring the UK as Jane Seymour, part of the new UK Tour cast of SIX The Musical. The whole MGA team couldn’t be more proud!

Published 13/5/21   2:49PM

Third Year Dancers get their Momentum!

It’s here! Momentum 2021 has arrived! As part of their professional development, our third-year Dance students work with a professional film team to shoot various dance styles, creating a unique, diverse and dynamic showreel as part of their promotional portfolio after graduation. This essential project, entitled Momentum, offers our students… » Read more

Published 29/3/21   3:48PM

BA (Hons) Acting course produce 'Back to Normal' with Wonder Fools

Earlier this term, our graduating class of Actors had the opportunity to work with Scottish-based production company Wonder Fools. While in isolation, the students developed and filmed a piece of work called Back To Normal. The performance takes the form of a mockumentary featuring material that varies from the dramatic… » Read more

Published 29/3/21   10:17AM

Laura Proudfoot joins the Board of Directors

MGA is proud to announce that Laura Proudfoot, our current Vice Principal, has been appointed to our Board of Directors to help guide MGA through our next exciting stages of development and expansion. Throughout her professional career, Laura has been actively involved in the development of performing arts education within… » Read more