RADA Shakespeare Certificates
The RADA Shakespeare Certificate is for everyone with a passion for drama and exploring the English language, and for those who appreciate the sheer enjoyment of performance. The certificates also help to develop transferable skills in sight reading, confidence and communication.
All examiners are RADA associates, guaranteeing examinees the best assessment on their performance. The Certificate is offered through a series of examinations on an individual or duologue basis at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels. Entry to each level of examination is dependent upon candidates having passed the previous level. Candidates must be at least 14 years of age.
Exams take place on Saturdays at RADA. The next possible dates are as follows:
Please note that, although there are no deadlines for applications, we recommend that candidates apply as early as possible so as to avoid disappointment.
The Lir, Dublin, is the Irish Centre for the RADA Shakespeare Certificates and offers public examinations on Saturdays.
The next examination date at The Lir will be Saturday 25 May 2013.
For more information on how to apply for an examination at The Lir, please visit their website here.
Download the Bronze syllabus and assessment criteria.
Download the Silver syllabus and assessment criteria.
Download the Gold syllabus and assessment criteria.
PRIVATE CENTRE EXAMINATIONS
If any schools and drama societies wish to apply to be an examination centre we are happy to oblige. Centres need a minimum of 12 applicants (London), 16 applicants (outside London), 25 applicants (Scotland/N Ireland) for one examiner to attend.