LAMDA Graded Examinations in Musical Theatre: Solo/Duo are designed to develop skills in acting through song.
Learners who prepare themselves appropriately will develop skills and knowledge in accordance with three broad objectives:
1. Interpretative skills
2. Technical skills
3. Knowledge of the performance process.

Exam Requirements

Exam Duration10 minutes
Task 1: SongPerform one song from memory, taken from a published work of musical theatre or
from a film musical.

The song must be a minimum of two minutes and no more than three minutes in performance time. The song must be accompanied. The Learner(s) must
announce the title, lyricist/composer and character prior to the performance. A copy of the lyrics should be provided for the
examiner.
Task 2: ConversationThe Learner(s) will answer questions on the following:
• The appearance of the character in the chosen song
• How the character is feeling in the chosen song.
Exam Duration15 minutes
Task 1: Two SongsPerform two songs from memory, taken from a published work of musical theatre or
from a film musical.

The song must be a minimum of two minutes and no more than three minutes in performance time. The song must be accompanied. The Learner(s) must
announce the title, lyricist/composer and character prior to the performance. A copy of the lyrics should be provided for the examiner.
Task 2: ConversationThe Learner(s) will answer questions on the following:
• The appearance of the characters
• How the characters are feeling in each song
• What is happening in each of the chosen songs.
Exam Duration15 minutes
Task 1: Two SongsPerform two songs from memory, taken from a published work of musical theatre or
from a film musical.

The song must be a minimum of two minutes and no more than three minutes in performance time. The song must be accompanied. The Learner(s) must
announce the title, lyricist/composer and character prior to the performance. A copy of the lyrics should be provided for the examiner.
Task 2: ConversationThe Learner(s) will answer questions on the following:
• What is happening in each song
• How the characters are feeling in each song
• The plot of the musical or film musical from which one of the songs has been taken (selected by the Examiner at the time of the examination).