Stage Academinis

For everyone in Pre School and P1–P2 wanting to get an early start in Performing Arts!

Children can find their performing feet at Stage Academinis – fun, safe and friendly after-school sessions for 4–7s that explore acting, singing and dance.

Our Stage Academies programme proved so popular that we launched a junior version, Stage Academinis, bringing all the great quality training of The MGA Academy of Performing Arts together into a small but amazing package.

Get ready for drama, singing and dance, all rolled into one exciting 90-minute session after school. Classes include: warm-ups, games, dance styles, singing and acting. Join us for adventures, create characters and become a Mini star!

Stage Academinis classes build confidence and help develop skills and creativity. MGA offer children a safe environment to grow and stretch themselves in, while they have fun and meet new friends… perfect for little ones with big imaginations!

Class information

Sessions run at the MGA building – 207 Balgreen Road, Edinburgh EH11 2RZ

Pre School (age 4 to 5): Friday 4pm – 5.15pm
P1 & P2: Friday 4pm – 5.30pm

Uniform checklist

Students are required to wear a Stage Academinis t-shirt and suitable black clothes for movement.

T-shirts can be purchased from The Core Scotland online and in person at The Core shop (3 Glanville Place, Edinburgh EH3 6SZ).

How to apply

If you would like more information or would like to apply for places at one of our Academies for your children then please press the Register Now button and fill in a short online form, or alternatively contact us by email, phone or post and we will be happy to send an enrolment pack to you.

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