MGA graduate success

Catch up on news and success stories from MGA alumni!

MGA also make up-to-the-minute announcements over on Facebook and Twitter. Meet all our graduating year groups over on the Graduates pages.

Published 15/5/18

Congratulations Caitlin!

Caitlin Anderson (Musical Theatre, 2018) was snapped up her first professional contract before she’d even graduated! She has also been signed to Apollo Artist Management after a stunning graduate showcase. Caitlin will be flying out to Tampa, Florida, to take the role of Marty in Grease onboard Royal Caribbean’s newly… » Read more

Published 28/4/18

OMG you guys, it's Rebecca!

Rebecca Stenhouse (Musical Theatre, 2009) is currently appearing in the UK tour of Legally Blonde playing the part of Margot and as first cover Elle Woods. As one of our first graduates in Musical Theatre, it was a real delight for the team at MGA to take our current Musical… » Read more

Published 19/8/16

More great news from Thomas!

It’s definitely about time we gave a massive shout out and congratulations to MGA alumnus ‎Thomas Doherty (Musical Theatre, 2015): after graduating from The MGA Academy of Performing Arts in 2015 he has been a busy lad! Thomas immediately signed with Olivia Bell Management in London, and landed a dream… » Read more

Published 26/5/16

Congratulations Keziah!

Huge congratulations to Keziah Grace, who after a successful London showcase has accepted an offer of professional representation from NG Personal Management.

Published 4/5/16

Congratulations Blair!

Huge congratulations to Blair Gibson, who, after a successful London showcase, has accepted an offer of professional representation from Global Artists.

Published 6/4/16

Congratulations Seren-Haf!

And congratulations to Seren-Haf Jones, who also had a successful London showcase and accepted an offer of professional representation from NG Personal Management.

Published 5/4/16

Congratulations Ross!

Congratulations to Ross Tucker, who, after a successful London showcase, has accepted an offer of professional representation from Pulse Artist Management.

Published 5/4/16

Congratulations Ross!

Congratulations to Ross Evans, who also had a successful London showcase and accepted an offer of professional representation from Andrew Harding Management.

Published 5/4/16

Keeping up with Rebecca

Rebecca Stenhouse graduated five years ago after training at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts and is represented by Shane Collins Associates in London. Her credits include currently playing the role of Marty and u/s Sandy in GREASE for Royal Caribbean, directed by Karen Bruce; Elle Woods in LEGALLY BLONDE… » Read more

Published 31/3/16

Mamma Mia! Gemma back in the UK

Gemma Lawson, who is represented in London by Wintersons, is a graduate of The MGA Academy of Performing Arts and has been touring the world for the last two years understudying the leading role of Sophie in the international tour of Mamma Mia the musical! Thrilled to have you back… » Read more

Published 30/3/16

Congratulations Chloe!

Congratulations to Chloe Edwards, who, after a successful London showcase, has accepted an offer of professional representation from Polly’s Agency, London.

Published 27/3/16

Congratulations Frankie!

And congratulations to Frankie Minnock, who also had a successful London showcase and accepted an offer of professional representation from MGA Management.

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Full-Time Audition Dates

Audition sessions for entry in September 2020 are:

  • 24th November
  • 19th January
  • 1st March (Dublin)
  • 29th March
  • 26th April
  • 31st May
  • 28th June
  • 9th August

Auditions are held at MGA in Edinburgh except where otherwise stated. (Please check when you apply that you select the appropriate date for the course you’re choosing.)

If you are interested in applying for full-time courses at MGA fill in our application form and we will contact you with information on the application process and audition requirements.

Published 2/10/19   11:12AM

Commercial Week is hotting up

Ever wanted to be in a music video? Want to experience what it feels like to be a professional backing dancer? Spend your October holiday with guest world‑class professional choreographers from Los Angeles and London and learn the hottest new commercial dance moves at MGA’s COMMERCIAL VIDEO WEEK this October… » Read more

Published 18/6/19   1:17PM

Final call for September 2019 applications...

Our final audition day is coming up in August for entry on to our full-time training courses in September. If you are looking to take your first steps towards a career in the Performing Arts industry, just a few weeks remain to get your application in! MGA is Scotland’s only… » Read more

Published 30/4/19   5:12PM

Spring Season booking now open

Spring is well and truly here, and all our Third Year students are back in the studios working hard with some fantastic Creatives on three fabulous productions to complete the Spring 2019 Season. Our graduate year actors are working with Head of Acting Molly Innes on THE DUCHESS: AKA WALLACE… » Read more

Published 8/3/19   4:54PM

Congratulations Third Years!

A huge thanks to all the organisations, agencies, friends and industry guests who came to our two MGA Graduate Showcases this week. We’ve been thrilled by the support for both groups of third year students and had two fantastic showcase performances: in Glasgow on Monday, at the Tron Theatre, and… » Read more