Published 19/6/15 3:31pm

***** Five stars for Spring Awakening

There are still tickets left for Friday and Saturday performances of our stunning end-of-year musical, SPRING AWAKENING. And this morning we got a real treat with a fantastic five-star review:

“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.

In fact, Director Andrew Gowland’s reimagining of the 2006 Broadway musical is a gutsy masterpiece that feels like a true cult classic. The marrying of repression with rock music as its release is a powerful image and an enjoyable one to boot.

…This is a very contemporary production of Spring Awakening, exploring the confusions of adolescence and the chaos that can unfold as desire is repressed and unleashed. Its delivery is mature and reflective, combining raw emotion and simplicity.”

Read the whole here and then come and see the show! We are super proud of all our fantastic cast and hope that as many as possible can come and share the Spring Awakening experience this weekend – book tickets online now at www.edtheatres.com

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

Published 13/12/21   5:10PM

Make MGA your New Year's destination

As 2021 draws to an end, why not choose MGA as your destination for 2022! MGA is now in Phase 2 of auditions for entry in September 2022. Apply now, this phase will close on January 16th 2022! Apply to audition, either online or in person in Edinburgh – whichever… » Read more

Published 27/8/21   10:21AM

Nakai in the spotlight!

The brand new movie adaption of “Cinderella” is ready to hit the big screen next week, featuring our 2017 Dance graduate Nakai Warikandwa (@nakaiwarikandwa)! Working alongside Camilla Cabello, Idina Menzel and Billy Porter, it’s been a long time coming for Nakai, but we can’t wait to finally watch her shine… » Read more

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!

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