LAMDA Training2018-10-19T10:43:18+00:00

LAMDA Training

“London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art examinations benchmark performance and communication skills to international standards. The exams offer certified RQF achievement; recognising and rewarding the endeavours of each individual.”

Durban Actors Studio is the top LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) performance training facility in KZN; boasting 100% pass rate, with the majority of students achieving a distinction pass and commendation from LAMDA.  Students, ages 9 to 25, attend private classes once a week, during the school term, in order to develop pieces for submission into the RQF certified, LAMDA Performance and Communication Examination, which take place in October every year.

We offer examination training in Acting, Musical Theatre, Mime, Shakespeare, Verse and Prose, Devising Drama, Public Speaking, Reading for Performance.

FOR LAMDA MUSICAL THEATRE TRAINING PLEASE VISIT OUR VOCAL PERFORMANCE PAGE

Selected students will be invited to perform for invited VIPs, talent agents, local directors and industry professionals, as well as family and friends, at our year-end in studio showcase.

More info here: LAMDA Examinations

Level 1 (Min age 9/ Grade 4)

Examination options: Acting, Mime, Verse & Prose Public Speaking, Reading for Performance, Devising Drama, Shakespeare (Shakespeare training MAY require additional time based on candidates prior knowledge and experience levels)

  • R 1 990.00 / term
  • Exam fee billed separately
  • 9 x 30-minute weekly lessons per exam category

Private LAMDA training can take place Monday to  Friday 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday 9 am to 2 pm. The bulk of our private LAMDA Training sessions are scheduled on a Saturday. All scheduling is subject to teacher and venue availability. Classes take place at the Durban Actors Studio head office.

Level 2 (Min age 14/ Grade 8)

Examination options: Acting, Mime, Verse & Prose Public Speaking, Reading for Performance, Devising Drama, Shakespeare (Shakespeare training MAY require additional time based on candidates prior knowledge and experience levels)

  • R 2 880.00 / term
  • Exam fee billed separately
  • 9 x 30-minute weekly lessons per exam category

Private LAMDA training can take place Monday to  Friday 10 am to 6 pm and Saturday 9 am to 2 pm. The bulk of our private LAMDA Training sessions are scheduled on a Saturday. All scheduling is subject to teacher and venue availability. Classes take place at the Durban Actors Studio head office.

Level 3 

Advanced LAMDA examination Grade 6 can be undertaken via our Stage School Level 3 Examination Track

Advanced LAMDA examination Grades 7 and 8 can be undertaken via our Acting Intensive programme.

Contact the studio should you wish to undertake advanced examinations but cannot attend Stage School or Acting Intensive.

NB: Entry to the Advanced Level 3 exams, which is exam grades 6-8,  is solely based on the skills/performance maturity of the student NOT age

Accreditation

LAMDA has been recognised as an awarding organisation by Ofqual, the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations in England, and the corresponding regulatory authorities in Wales (Qualification Wales) and Northern Ireland (CCEA). LAMDAs qualifications are credit-bearing qualifications and sit on the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF). This allows for direct comparison between academic (ie GCSEs/A’Levels) and vocational qualifications (ie LAMDA qualifications). Comparison qualifications for LAMDA can be found in this table.

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