Following the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts we offer examinations in Acting up to Grade 5, followed by the Bronze, Silver and Gold acting medals.

 

Students benefit from working on scripts from selected plays leading up to performances and examinations. These classes give students opportunities to work as solo performers, developing physical and vocal skills together with acting techniques.

 

PURPOSE OF THE QUALIFICATION

LAMDA Graded Examinations in Performance: Acting are designed to develop
the skills necessary to communicate dramatic text to an audience.

Learners who prepare themselves appropriately will develop:
1 Interpretative skills
2 Technical skills
3 Knowledge of the performance process.

 

BROAD OBJECTIVES OF THE QUALIFICATIONS

 

1 INTERPRETATIVE SKILLS

The learner(s) will be required to:

  • explore style, form, character, subtext and context in order to realise the 
    specific demands of the text

  • engage with character and situation in order to create a sense of reality.

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2 TECHNICAL SKILLS

The learner(s) will be required to:

  • develop skills in voice, diction and movement.

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3 KNOWLEDGE OF THE PERFORMANCE PROCESS

The learner(s) will be required to:

  • know and understand the chosen selections

  • know and understand the key principles and influences in the process 
    of acting for one of the following practitioners: Constantin Stanislavski, 
    Bertolt Brecht or Jerzy Grotowski (Grade 8 only).