MGA Academy

Dames at Sea

Dames at Sea

★★★★☆ Sea swell:
Chorus girls and sailor boys fill St Stephen’s Stockbridge as MGA’s winter season of shows continues with graduating Musical Theatre course students.

November 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Ash Girl

The Ash Girl

★★★☆☆ Dark tales

Christmas theatre has come early and in the darkest of garb to the Assembly Roxy as the 3rd year MGA acting students give an intriguing account of Timberlake Wertenbaker’s The Ash Girl.

November 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Great American Trailer Park Musical

The Great American Trailer Park Musical

★★★★★   Trash Hit:
Local youngsters from the MGA Academy bring trailer-trash America to the heart of Edinburgh in this hilarious and entertaining production of The Great American Trailer Park Musical.

August 6, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Five Kinds of Silence

Five Kinds of Silence

★★★☆☆  Dark and twisted:
Students and graduates from the MGA Academy make their professional debut in a dark and twisted all-new production of Shelagh Stephenson’s Five Kinds of Silence.

August 6, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Free course at MGA

Free course at MGA

Free course for young male performers:
The MGA Academy of Performing Arts is inviting budding young male performers for a week of free classes, workshops and question-and-answer sessions.

July 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
TEN

TEN

★★★★☆ Pert and pertinent:
Bold, bright and unashamedly bouncy, the MGA Academy’s tenth anniversary show at the King’s this week is also a surprisingly pertinent piece of entertainment.

June 24, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
A Decade of MGA

A Decade of MGA

Edinburgh performing arts academy’s tenth birthday bash:
Edinburgh’s MGA Academy of performing arts celebrates ten years of putting daughters (and sons) on the stage, with TEN, playing the King’s Theatre this week.

June 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

✭✭✭✭✭ Cult classic:
Based on Frank Wedekind’s 1891 German play about repressed sexuality and its manifestations, Spring Awakening gets a a surprisingly refreshing production from MGA that mixes 19th century Germany with rock music. And does so exceptionally well.

June 19, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound

✭✭✭✭✩ All that Jazz:
Bright and crisp and even, the aspirations of the dancers on stage at the King’s on Thursday night shone through their performances. These youngsters were Broadway Bound in more ways than one.

April 3, 2015 | By | Reply More
A Christmas Wish 2014

A Christmas Wish 2014

✭✭✭✭✩ Tinsel and tonsils:
Aren’t stage school kids supposed to be annoying? Not the students of Edinburgh’s MGA Academy of Performing Arts, who decked the Usher Hall with A Christmas Wish, raising spirits as they raised funds for Barnardo’s Scotland.

December 14, 2014 | By | Reply More