Productions

At MGA we believe that it’s not good enough to simply give students the technical skills required for a professional career – students also need the opportunity to experience firsthand what it means to apply those skills in a professional environment.

You can catch our students in productions all through the year. With a strong focus on performance, our training programmes include concerts, gigs and fully-staged productions in both large-scale commercial theatres – such as the King’s Theatre and internationally-recognised concert venue the Usher Hall – and smaller studio spaces and site-specific venues. Whether it’s a 2,000-seater venue or an intimate room of 50, find all the information and booking links for forthcoming productions below…

Upcoming productions

Click on a show box for more information. We also announce regular updates to our performance schedule on our Facebook page!

Third Year Cabarets

2022 – Tickets available January

The Comedy of Errors

Spring 2022 – Tickets available January

Into the Woods

Spring 2022 – Tickets available January

The Lights

Summer 2022 – Tickets available January

The Sweet Science of Bruising

Summer 2022 – Tickets available January

The Wedding Singer

Summer 2022 – Tickets available January

Previous productions

A Little Night Music

The Rose Theatre (internal)

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Rose Theatre (internal)

21

St Stephen’s Theatre (internal)

Daisy Pulls it Off

Internal performance (COVID-19)

Tipping the Velvet

Internal performance (COVID-19)

Carrie The Musical

Internal performance (COVID-19)

Triple Bill

Internal performance (COVID-19)

A Christmas Wish 2019

19th December, Usher Hall

As You Like It

21st-22nd June, Rose Theatre

Little Shop of Horrors

19th-20th June, Leith Theatre

Chapters

17th-18th June, Leith Theatre

Thoroughly Modern Millie

17th-18th May, Leith Theatre

IMPULSE Dance Festival

15th-16th May, Leith Theatre

The Duchess: AKA Wallis Simpson

13th-14th May, Rose Theatre

Triple Bill

5th-6th April, Edinburgh Academy

Nae Problem

3rd – 5th April, Schools Tour

Third Year Cabarets

4th April, Dirty Martini @ Le Monde

Third Year Cabarets

3rd April, Dirty Martini @ Le Monde

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