Performance Arts Awards

Welcome to Performance Arts Awards,
musical theatre exams for individuals and groups.

PAA offer the only fully integrated Musical Theatre exams that individually grade each student, within a group examination. We offer Grades 1 – 8 (Levels 1 – 3) for all ages. Our qualifications are fully accredited by Ofqual and are part of the new QCF.

PAA Musical Theatre grade exams are unique in their ability to develop fully rounded performance skills in acting, singing and dance, which in turn develop student confidence and communication; skills that are essential for the rest of their lives.

Tell me more

To learn more about PAA download the following documents.

Adobe Reader Icon Grade Exams Syllabus
(1MB, 32 pages, .pdf)
Adobe Reader Icon Diploma Syllabus
(274KB, 10 pages, .pdf)
Adobe Reader Icon Suggested Repertoire
(391KB, 15 pages, .pdf)
Adobe Reader Icon Technical Exercise Scenarios
(99KB, 3 pages, .pdf)
Adobe Reader Icon Exam Fees & Periods
(137KB, 1 page, .pdf)
Become a PAA examiner

If you have experience in teaching acting, singing and dancing, enjoy a challenge and have high standards, then we want to hear from you! Complete our application form (provided below) and post it to the noted address:

PAA Examiners
Rockschool ltd. Harlequin House, 7 High St.
Teddington, Middlesex
TW11 8EE
Adobe Reader Icon PAA Examiner Application Form
(137KB, 4 pages, .pdf)

We do not accept applications by email – sorry.
Apply now

You can apply now for the next exam period.

Adobe Reader Icon Entry Form
(223KB, 2 pages, .pdf)
Teaching diplomas now available

Our Level 4 Associate Diploma in Performance Arts (ADPA) is equivalent to the first year of a degree. This is a qualification for people with teaching experience who want to hone their skills and develop their teaching technique.

This is an intensive course in 2 units that gives you the option to specialise in your area of expertise.

To learn more about teaching diplomas download the following documents

Adobe Reader Icon Performance Arts Teaching Diploma Syllabus
(336KB, 14 pages, .pdf)
Adobe Reader Icon Dance Teaching Diploma Syllabus
(343KB, 14 pages, .pdf)

For more information about this specialist diploma contact us.

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