Are you preparing for a LAMDA drama or musical theatre exam?


If so make sure you have prepared well always read the play and know your characters objectives, also research the writer find out how the writers style has influenced the play you have chosen. If it is a period piece make sure you know a bit of history on the period, the internet is a great source of information and everything is there for you to find and enjoy.

What questions will I be asked?

In the performance exams you will be expected to know about your character and their role within the play. Why you decided to block the scene the way you did and the characters objective within the scene. Also it is a good idea to have knowledge of the writers other plays and their style of writing. Always decide what you think the character looks like, what is their back story and and how is their relationship with the other characters. It is a good idea to notate your script so you really understand what the character is saying within the piece. There is nothing better than reading the whole play, don’t leave it to the last minute, it is foolish as I have told students manny many times.

Remember you will get the result you have worked for. Working on characters is fun and deserves time spent on it.

Last but not least ENJOY IT!!