Published 30/1/13 8:19pm

Senay Taormina joins the faculty!

Senay Taormina has agreed to fly up from London to hold a week of classes for our Full-Time students as directed by The Academy’s current Head of Dance, Murray Grant.  We are thrilled to be welcoming her to Edinburgh and sincerely hope that this will be the first of many many visits over the coming years.

Senay hails all the way from Adelaide, Australia but has spent over 11 years working professionally in the dance industry here in the UK and across the globe.

She trained professionally in Australia and completed her studies at Laine theatre

Arts, Uk.

COMMERCIAL dance credits: Robbie Williams (live show at pinewood), Pot Noodle commercial, Barclaycard commercial, O2 arena JLS ident, 4Music Idents, Comic Relief Mamma Mia! Sketch BBC, MTV for Twisted productions, MTV flash prank, Bailieys commercial, MAC “Hey Sailor” Launch, Martini/Louboutin event, AC/DC A Rock Opera BBC3, Pineapple Dance studios ITV.

LIVE  STAGE SHOWS/TOURS:  “Soulicious”-Cliff Richard UK arena tour 2011, London Olympics Closing ceremony 2012, Powers of Illusion- Royal Theatre,  The Venetian stage shows-Macau.

THEATRE credits: TURANDOT-Opera Australia, Orpheus in the underworld-British youth Opera, Hey! Mr. Producer- Cameron Macintosh for NCL, Musical Starlights-World Wide Events, Alexander Kunz Theatre, Germany.

CHOREOGRAPHY credits include: Alexander Kunz Theatre 2011/2012 (associate and dance captain), WAM BAM cabaret, London (2012), Fab Cab cabaret, Australia.

Senay is also a the coordinator for the career development intensives for Awareness Through Dance.

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

Published 19/2/21   1:00PM

A fantastic Industry Week for our graduating year students

Last week, MGA welcomed special guest professionals from across the Performing Arts industry to speak with our third-year students for our annual Industry Week. Huge thanks to the visiting casting directors, choreographers, agents and creatives who participated and shared their incredible Industry knowledge, experience and talents with our graduating year… » Read more

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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A Little Night Music

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