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 25/1/22   12:28PM

Join us in September

As 2021 draws to an end, why not choose MGA as your destination for 2022! MGA is now in Phase 3 of auditions for entry in September 2022. Apply now! This phase ends on Sunday 27th March 2022. Apply to audition, either online or in person in Edinburgh – whichever… » Read more

Published 20/1/22   10:20AM

Congratulations Rachel!

Well done to graduate Rachel White (Musical Theatre, 2016) on the awesome achievement of being BB Radio Scotland’s Single Of The Week with her brand new release “You Don’t Want Me Anymore”! You can stream all of Rachel’s music, including her new single, on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube, and… » Read more

Published 19/1/22   9:51AM

Welcoming our new Head of Dance

We are delighted to welcome a brand new Head of School of Dance to our Faculty this academic year, the outstanding and multi-talented Lisa Cottrell. Lisa is a highly experienced theatre practitioner with advanced skills in dance techniques and diverse theatre knowledge. She has a BA (Hons) in Literary and… » Read more

Published 23/12/21   5:15PM

Merry Christmas from MGA

The whole team at the MGA Academy of Performing Arts wishes you a very merry Christmas and a fabulous New Year! We are enormously proud of the way our staff and students have embraced the ‘new normal’ this year, and have high hopes to see our students in some fantastic… » Read more

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