London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art



LAMDA is an independent drama school, dedicated to the vocational training of actors, stage managers and technicians in the skills and levels of creativity necessary to meet the highest demands and best opportunities in theatre, film and TV. The faculty comprises experienced permanent staff and a number of external professionals and specialists.

In 2020/21 LAMDA will welcome students to work with them as they explore exciting blended methods of delivery to ensure their courses continue to offer exceptional training to creative artists and technicians.  Find out more about how they will be delivering training in the next academic year here.
Information for current and prospective students about material changes to 20/21 delivery can be found here.

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  FD in Production and Technical Arts: Stage & Screen
BA (Hons) Professional Acting
BA (Hons) Production and Technical Arts: [specialism] (top up)
MA in Classical Acting for Professional Theatre
MA in Directing
MFA Professional Acting
Semester Modules
Shakespeare Summer School Modules
Validated from: 2004
School School of Arts
Faculty Humanities
Academic School Liaison Officer Jayne Thompson
Deputy Chair of Board of Examiners Sue Rivers
External Examiners FD/BA Production and Technical Arts - Ms R Sidery
  BA/FD Professional Acting - Ms P Logue
MA Classical Acting/ MA Directing - Prof G Colman
MFA Professional Acting - Ms P Logue
Next Periodic Review 2021/22 Session
Institutional Address
155 Talgarth Road
London W14 9DA

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Foundation Degree in Production and Technical Arts: Stage & Screen
Programme Specification Stage 1
LAMDA100 - Stage Management
LAMDA101 - Electrics and Lighting
LAMDA102 - Sound
LAMDA103 - Scenic Workshop
LAMDA104 - Technical Stage Management
Stage 2
LAMDA 201 - Placement Learning
Optional Modules
LAMDA509 - Stage Management II
LAMDA506 - Lighting
LAMDA507 - Production Sound
LAMDA508 - Scenic Construction
LAMDA510 - Production Management
LAMDA511 - LX Design
LAMDA521 - Screen & Audio
BA in Professional Acting
Programme Specification Stage 1
LAMDA304 - Building the Craft of Acting
LAMDA305 - Vocal Techniques, Development and Application 1
LAMDA306 - Movement and Physical Development 1
LAMDA307 - Singing and Musicianship 1
LAMDA401 Screen & Audio 1
Stage 2
LAMDA512 - Developing the Craft of Acting
LAMDA513 - Vocal Techniques, Development and Application 2
LAMDA514 - Movement and Physical Development 2
LAMDA515 - Singing and Musicianship 2
LAMDA516 - Screen & Audio 2
Stage 3
LAMDA600 - Applying the Craft of Acting in Public Performance
LAMDA601 - Public Performance - Voice
LAMDA603 - Screen & Audio 3
LAMDA609 - Public Performance Skills - Movement
BA (Hons) in Production and Technical Arts: [specialism] [top-up]
Programme Specification SMTU300 - Production Skills
SMTU301 - Placement Learning - (External Placement)
SMTU302 - Dissertation
MA in Classical Acting for Professional Theatre
Programme Specification LAMDA803 - Acting in Classical Theatre
LAMDA804 - Movement and Physicality in Theatre
LAMDA805 - Voice, Speech, Song and Classical Text
MA in Directing
Programme Specification LAMDA819 - The Actor's Toolkit
LAMDA820 - The Director Prepares
LAMDA821 Skills 1 - Research and Presentation
LAMDA809 Skills 2 - The Assistant Director
LAMDA810 Skills 3 - Director and the Script
LAMDA811 Directing 1 - Directing Devised Projects
LAMDA812 Directing 2 - Directing the Production
MFA Professional Acting  
Programme Specification Stage 1
LAMACT7 Acting
LAMMOV7 Movement
LAMSNA7 Screen and Audio 1
LAMPJT7 Advanced Skills for Acting
Stage 2
LAMASP7 Advanced Skills for Performance
LAMPER17 Public Performance 1 (Shakespeare in Schools)
LAMSNA27 Screen and Audio 2
LAMPER27 Public Performances 2-4
LAMPJT27 Devised Project: The Art of Collaboration
Stand Alone Semester Modules
  LAMDA813 Music
  LAMDA814 Movement
  LAMDA815 Acting
  LAMDA816 Voice
Shakespeare Summer School Modules
  LAMDA817 LAMDA Shakespeare Summer School - Workshop Performances
  LAMDA818 LAMDA Shakespeare Summer School - Skills

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Last Updated: 12/10/2021