PAA examinations in Musical Theatre were the first examinations in the UK to examine a group performance whilst assessing each candidate individually. PAA Musical Theatre examinations are accessible for all ages and abilities and provides teachers with the creativity and flexibility to enable every child to succeed. Contact us to start delivering PAA qualifications.CONTACT US
The format and content of a PAA Musical Theatre performance is completely up to the teacher. Choosing either a Show or a Group performance, PAA exams are inclusive enabling children to perform together no matter what age or grade.
PAA Musical Theatre examinations contain three core elements, The Performance, Technical Skills and Understanding and Reflection producing a well rounded performer equipped with industry relevant skills and knowledge.
Our Musical Theatre examiners come to you, meaning examinations take place at your preferred location where your students are comfortable, and can perform to the best of their abilities.
UCAS points are available at grades 6, 7 and 8, supporting students progression onto University, or for a career in the performing arts industry.
We're fully regulated by the UK government body, Ofqual. Our Musical Theatre grades are internationally recognised and carry huge rewards.
We assess the complete range of musical theatre levels from the early stages (Debut) all the way up to a professional standard (Grade 8).
A group piece of musical theatre, performed from memory, in which candidates perform a range of acting, singing and dancing throughout
Acting, singing or dancing skills demonstrated through a series of short exercises designed to be achievable during a class warm up or technical workshop over a number of weeks
The sharing of ideas on the given topic based on the performance seen in the examination in a discussion facilitated by the examiner
Guidance on the Understanding and Reflection component of Musical Theatre PAA exams, Premiere – Grade 5.
Musical Theatre Specification
Musical Theatre Marking Guidance
Musical Theatre Suggested Repertoire
Musical Theatre Supporting Audio
Musical Theatre Minimum Requirements Resource