Published 7/4/13 6:37pm

Dr Michael Kirkland Arrives at MGA!

Dr. Michael Kirkland has arrived in Edinburgh to lecture our Full-Time students, consult on the re-structure of our Actor Training programmes here at MGA and direct our end of year production, Flashdance.

LUCKY MGA STUDENTS!

Dr. Michael Kirkland is a professor in the Department of Theatre Arts at Regent University specializing in acting, directing and stage combat. He is a member of the Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, and is a certified teacher through the Society of American Fight Directors.

Dr. Hill-Kirkland has worked nationally as a professional actor, director and fight director. He guest taught at London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Birmingham School of Acting in the U.K. At Regent, Dr. Kirkland is the on-site coordinator for the Virginia Beach BASH, an annual regional stage combat workshop sanctioned by the Society of American Fight Directors. He teaches courses on the Meisner approach to acting, unarmed combat, rapier and dagger, advanced directing and weapons of the stage.

Published 22/5/20   6:04PM

COVID-19 update

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Published 14/4/20   4:44PM

Congratulations Thomas!

A massive congratulations from the whole MGA team to 2019 BA (Hons) Acting graduate Thomas Mugglestone who appeared as Henry Jones in the latest season of OUTLANDER for Amazon Prime Video. Well done, Thomas! Meet all our graduates from Acting, Musical Theatre and Dance courses on our Graduates pages. For… » Read more

Published 25/3/20   11:27AM

Adapt, innovate, overcome

We will adapt and continue to succeed! During these challenging times we all have to be prepared to change the way we do things. The team at The MGA Academy of Performing Arts have been working hard over the last few weeks to ensure that we are prepared for whatever… » Read more

Published 24/3/20   11:25AM

COVID-19 Update

Statement on MGA’s current response to the COVID-19 outbreak from Managing Director Drew Gowland: We will adapt and continue to succeed. The health and safety of our students, staff and the communities in which we live, work and play are paramount to MGA as an organisation. We have always honoured… » Read more

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