FUHS Theatre

LAMDA Monologue/Duet Acting

Solo/Duet Acting

 

Bronze Medal Solo – 25 minutes Duologue – 35 minutes

  • Scene 1 (Own Choice): Interpretation and Technique Solo/Duologue learners will perform from memory one solo/duologue scene of their own choice which has been selected from a play written during one of the following periods: • Ancient Greek and Roman • Elizabethan and Jacobean • Restoration and Post-Restoration • 1800 to 1980. If the Ancient Greek and Roman/Elizabethan and Jacobean/Restoration and Post-Restoration period is selected and the learner(s) have chosen a non-English language text, translations of the original play into English must be used – adaptations are not allowed. The scene must not be set in the LAMDA Acting Anthology – Volume 3. It must be a minimum of three minutes and no more than five minutes in performance time. The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author and character and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

  • Scene 2 (Own Choice): Interpretation and Technique Solo/Duologue learners will perform from memory one solo/duologue scene of their own choice which has been selected from a play, television or film screenplay published post-1980. The scene must not be set in the LAMDA Acting Anthology – Volume 3. It must be a minimum of three minutes and no more than five minutes in performance time. The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author, character and publication date and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author, character and publication date and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

Knowledge The learner(s) will answer questions on the following:

  • the character’s objective in each scene performed

  • the character’s role within the context of each play as a whole

Silver Medal Solo – 30 minutes Duologue – 40 minutes

  • Scene 1 (Own Choice): Interpretation and Technique Solo/Duologue learners will perform from memory one solo/duologue scene of their own choice which has been selected from a play written during one of the following periods: • Ancient Greek and Roman • Elizabethan and Jacobean • Restoration and Post-Restoration. If a non-English language text is selected, translations of the original play into English must be used – adaptations are not allowed. The scene must not be set in the LAMDA Acting Anthology – Volume 3. It must be a minimum of three minutes and no more than five minutes in performance time. The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author and character and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

  • Scene 2 (Own Choice): Interpretation and Technique Solo/Duologue learners will perform from memory one solo/duologue scene of their own choice which has been selected from a play written during the period 1800 to 1980. The scene must not be set in the LAMDA Acting Anthology – Volume 3. It must be a minimum of three minutes and no more than five minutes in performance time. The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author and character and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

  • Scene 3 (Own Choice): Interpretation and Technique Solo/Duologue learners will perform from memory one solo/duologue scene of their own choice which has been selected from a play, television or film screenplay published post-1980. The scene must not be set in the LAMDA Acting Anthology – Volume 3. It must be a minimum of three minutes and no more than five minutes in performance time. The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author, character and publication date and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author, character and publication date and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

Knowledge The learner(s) will answer questions on the following:

  • the character’s objective in each scene performed

  • the character’s role within the context of the play as a whole (one character from the three performed will be selected by the examiner at the time of the examination)

  • how the writer’s style and period of writing influenced the performance of one of the chosen scenes (one scene will be selected by the examiner at the time of the examination).

Gold Medal Solo – 30 minutes Duologue – 40 minutes

  • Scene 1 (Own Choice): Interpretation and Technique Solo/Duologue learners will perform from memory one solo/duologue scene of their own choice which has been selected from a play written during one of the following periods: • Ancient Greek and Roman • Elizabethan and Jacobean • Restoration and Post-Restoration. If a non-English language text is selected, translations of the original play into English must be used – adaptations are not allowed. The scene must not be set in the LAMDA Acting Anthology – Volume 3. It must be a minimum of three minutes and no more than five minutes in performance time. The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author and character and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

  • Scene 2 (Own Choice): Interpretation and Technique Solo/Duologue learners will perform from memory one solo/duologue scene of their own choice which has been selected from a play written during the period 1800 to 1980. The scene must not be set in the LAMDA Acting Anthology – Volume 3. It must be a minimum of three minutes and no more than five minutes in performance time. The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author and character and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

  • Scene 3 (Own Choice): Interpretation and Technique Solo/Duologue learners will perform from memory one solo/duologue scene of their own choice which has been selected from a play, television or film screenplay published post-1980. The scene must not be set in the LAMDA Acting Anthology – Volume 3. It must be a minimum of three minutes and no more than five minutes in performance time.

The learner(s) will present a brief introduction prior to the performance of no more than 30 seconds, announcing the play title, author, character and publication date and outlining the context of the extract. A legible copy of the scene should be provided for the examiner.

Knowledge The learner(s) will answer questions on the following:

  • the processes involved in developing the three characters for performance

  • the character’s role within the context of the play as a whole (one character from the three performed will be selected by the examiner at the time of the examination)

  • the key principles and influences in the process of acting for one of the following practitioners (chosen by the learner): Constantin Stanislavski, Bertolt Brecht or Jerzy Grotowski