Published 19/1/22 9:51am

Welcoming our new Head of Dance

We are delighted to welcome a brand new Head of School of Dance to our Faculty this academic year, the outstanding and multi-talented Lisa Cottrell.

Lisa is a highly experienced theatre practitioner with advanced skills in dance techniques and diverse theatre knowledge. She has a BA (Hons) in Literary and Cultural Devices, as well as an MA in Dance Practices. Lisa’s passion for dance and all genres of the performing arts, is coupled with her commitment to excellence in the delivery of dance training to MGA’s future professionals.

As a choreographer and director she has worked extensively in theatre, the cruise industry and the corporate commercial sector, as well as working with the team at MGA on several occasions over the years. Previous teaching includes, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, The Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, Guildford School of Acting Conservatoire.

We are incredibly lucky to have Lisa join us, and we look forward to see the progress she will undoubtedly make with our School of Dance in the future!

Published 4/3/22   6:57PM

Getting industry-ready

The last few weeks have been all go here at MGA! We stepped into February with Industry Week, where our Third Year BA (Hons) students have the opportunity to meet some amazing professionals from the Performing Arts industry for valuable professional development, Q&A sessions and audition experience as a way… » Read more

Published 25/1/22   12:28PM

Join us in September

As 2021 draws to an end, why not choose MGA as your destination for 2022! MGA is now in Phase 3 of auditions for entry in September 2022. Apply now! This phase ends on Sunday 27th March 2022. Apply to audition, either online or in person in Edinburgh – whichever… » Read more

Published 20/1/22   10:20AM

Congratulations Rachel!

Well done to graduate Rachel White (Musical Theatre, 2016) on the awesome achievement of being BB Radio Scotland’s Single Of The Week with her brand new release “You Don’t Want Me Anymore”! You can stream all of Rachel’s music, including her new single, on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube, and… » Read more

Published 19/1/22   9:51AM

Welcoming our new Head of Dance

We are delighted to welcome a brand new Head of School of Dance to our Faculty this academic year, the outstanding and multi-talented Lisa Cottrell. Lisa is a highly experienced theatre practitioner with advanced skills in dance techniques and diverse theatre knowledge. She has a BA (Hons) in Literary and… » Read more

Coming soon

The Lights

15th – 18th June, Rose Theatre

Rise Up

15th – 18th June, Saint Stephen’s