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Support and guidance

To find resources designed to assist you in entering and teaching Trinity Drama examinations please visit our Support Resources page.

 

Visit our new resources site for Trinity Drama

Drama 2020 containing an exciting range of digital resources to support teaching and learning. We have included advice and content on:

  • Preparing for your exam
  • Performance technique
  • Choosing repertoire

 

Visit our Drama Resources site

 

You can access:

  • Bite-sized videos to support the syllabus
  • Practical resources and tips for candidates and teachers
  • Trinity’s free online anthology which provides a diverse and international range of example pieces that offer the structure and inspiration needed to build exam programmes
  • Interviews with teachers, examiners and industry professionals

 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for all the syllabuses can be downloaded using the following links:

 

Important information


Drama exam regulations
 - for graded, certificate and diploma exams in:

  • Acting and speaking
  • Musical theatre
  • Performance arts
  • Communication skills


Exam administration
 - information for those running Trinity College London exams (including the Drama Centre best practice guide).

 

Webinars – UK & Ireland

 

How to enter candidates for Trinity drama exams 

Tuesday 15 October, 3.30-4.30pm

Are you planning on booking a Drama exam? This is a free one-hour webinar that will equip you to enter candidates, using the portal with confidence. Register to join for free here.

 


New Drama syllabuses

As part of the launch of our exciting new Drama syllabuses, Trinity College London is offering a series of free one-hour webinars, each focusing on two strands from our suite of Drama syllabuses.

There will be allocated time for questions raised during the webinars.

Please note: if you are not able to join any of the webinars on the day, register as usual and we will send you an on demand link after the webinar has taken place. These webinars are designed with the UK & Ireland market in mind but if you are based elsewhere you are welcome to join. 

Introducing new syllabuses: Acting and Speech and Drama

Wednesday 25 September, 3.30pm-4.30pm

This webinar will focus on both the Acting and the Speech and Drama syllabuses. We will cover key changes to the syllabuses, an overview of the different exam options, as well as guidance around approaching some of the tasks. The webinar is hosted by Layne Harrod, Sector Support Manager for Arts & Youth and Nicola King, Sector Support Manager, Schools and they are joined by specialist drama consultant Kate Somerby. Register to join for free here.

Introducing new syllabuses: Musical Theatre and Performance Arts

Wednesday 2 October, 3.30pm-4.30pm

This webinar will focus on both Musical Theatre and Performance Arts syllabuses, and will cover key changes to the syllabus, an overview of the different exam options, as well as guidance around approaching some of the tasks. There will also be opportunity for you to pose any questions you might have about these new syllabuses. 

The webinar is hosted by Layne Harrod, Sector Support Manager for Arts & Youth and Nicola King, Sector Support Manager, Schools and they are joined by specialist drama consultant, Marina Calderone. Register to join for free here.

Diplomas and Communication Skills

Wednesday 9 October, 3.30pm-4.30pm

This webinar will focus on both the Diplomas and the Communication Skills syllabuses. We will cover an overview of the different exam options, as well as guidance around approaching some of the tasks. There will also be opportunity for you to pose any questions you might have about these new syllabuses. 

The webinar is hosted by Layne Harrod, Sector Support Manager for Arts & Youth and Nicola King, Sector Support Manager, Schools and they are joined by John Gardyne, Lead Academic Drama and Performance – Europe. Register to join for free here.

Text choice and our new Anthology

Wednesday 13 November, 3.30pm–4.30pm

This webinar will focus on both the new Anthology, including looking at the engaging range of diverse, international material included, and how this can be used to structure and inspire your exam programme, as well as offering guidance around choosing text for your exams.

The webinar is hosted by Layne Harrod, Sector Support Manager for Arts & Youth and Nicola King, Sector Support Manager, Schools and they are joined by specialist drama consultant, Marina Calderone. Register to join for free here.

Introduction to Trinity Drama

Wednesday 27 November, 3.30-4.30pm

Are you new to Trinity Drama, just looking to find out about our Drama offer or already offer one suite of our Drama exams but interested to see what else we do? Then this webinar is for you! We will cover: the Trinity Drama ethos, the five Drama syllabus strands, solo, pair, group and whole production assessment, introduction to the team and who to call on for additional help and support, how to register as a Trinity Drama centre and our free support offer.

The webinar will be hosted by Annabel Thomas, Arts Development Manager and Sue Clarke, Trinity Drama Associate. Register to join for free here.

 

Recent webinar

Play back the recent webinar below, using the links provided, at a time that's convenient.

Meet the examiner - whether it’s your first exam or you just want to refresh your knowledge around what’s involved this webinar will help you to understand the exam process.

  • Register to watch for free here.
  • This information was produced for UK & Ireland but all are welcome to view.

 

 

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