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Examining Board LAMDA
Duration 2-3 Years
Levels
Entry Level
Level 1 Grade 1
Grade 2
Grade 3
Level 2 Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6

The course follows the LAMDA acting route from Entry level to Level 2

LAMDA Level 1 Award in Performance: Acting is designed to enable students to develop basic acting skills. Students will perform two scenes from memory, audibly and clearly.

The LAMDA Level 2 Award in Performance: Acting is designed to enable students to develop a range of acting skills. Students will perform two scenes from memory. The performance will be audible and intelligible with vocal contrast through which mood and meaning are communicated. Students will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the material, leading to an imaginative interpretation in which there is application of appropriate technical skills.

Assessment Details

Content of study include:

  1. Interpretive skills - The student(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.
  2. Technical skills - The student(s) will be required to: Develop skills in voice, diction and movement.
  3. Knowledge of the performance process - The student(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

Independent Learning

Students are expected to:

  • Learn lines
  • Research characters
  • Attend theatre productions

Curriculum Map

Year 1

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Introduction to course.

Entry Level

Entry Level Performance

(Exam)

Grade 1

Grade 1

Exam

Grade 2

 

Grade 2

Exam

Summer Show

 

Year 2

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Grade 3

 

Grade 3

Exam

Grade 4

Grade 4

Exam

Easter Show

Grade 5

 

Grade 5

Exam