Solo/Duo Musical Theatre

LAMDA examinations in Musical Theatre help students to develop their acting and singing skills. Like our Acting exams, they encourage empathy and self-awareness, as learners are required to present believable characters through both acting and song. 

All learners entering for a Musical Theatre examination from 1 January 2016 must be prepared using the new syllabus. 

On completion of this unit the learner(s) will be able to:

Interpretation

LO1: perform one song from memory, demonstrating an understanding of the material

Technique

LO2: use vocal skills in response to the song
LO3: use the performance space in response to the song

Knowledge

LO4: know and understand the character in the chosen song

On completion of this unit the learner(s) will be able to:

Interpretation

LO1: perform two songs from memory, demonstrating an understanding of the material

Technique

LO2: use vocal skills in response to the songs
LO3: use the performance space in response to the songs

Knowledge

LO4: know and understand the content of the chosen songs
LO5: know and understand the context of the chosen songs (Grade 2 and 3 only)
LO6: know and understand technical terminology for the actor/singer (Grade 3 only)

On completion of this unit the learner(s) will be able to:

Interpretation

LO1: perform two songs and a spoken monologue/duologue from memory, demonstrating an understanding of the material

Technique

LO2: use vocal skills in response to the songs and the spoken monologue/duologue
LO3: create a physical response to the songs and the spoken monologue/duologue

On completion of this unit the learner(s) will be able to:

Interpretation

LO1: perform three songs from memory, demonstrating an understanding of the material

Technique

LO2: use vocal skills in response to the chosen songs
LO3: create a physical response to the chosen songs

Knowledge

LO4: know and understand the content of the chosen songs
LO5: know and understand the context of the chosen songs
LO6: know and understand the techniques required for musical theatre

“Choosing to take LAMDA examinations was a big step for my career. I knew that I wanted to pursue acting professionally, but I didn’t know where to start.”

Jessica Henwick

Jessica Henwick, actor