Rockschool | Performance Arts Awards (PAA)
Performance Arts Awards (PAA) are group graded examinations in musical theatre, jazz dance and street dance ranging from absolute beginner (Premiere) to advanced (Grade 8). AMEB Rockschool will be offering these syllabuses and exams in Australia and New Zealand in 2020. The syllabuses are written by RSL Awards, the same UK company that brings us Rockschool music examinations.
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Performance Arts Awards (PAA)

Unique and industry-relevant qualifications in dance and musical theatre.

Performance Arts Awards (PAA) are group graded examinations in musical theatre, jazz dance and street dance ranging from absolute beginner (Premiere) to advanced (Grade 8). Developed by industry specialists, PAA exams are specifically designed to measure, assess and reward progress whilst encouraging innovation and creativity.

AMEB Rockschool will be offering these syllabuses and exams in Australia and New Zealand in 2020. The syllabuses are written by RSL Awards, the same UK company that brings us Rockschool music examinations.

PAA – Three Syllabuses

Musical Theatre

PAA examinations in Musical Theatre were the first to examine a group performance whilst assessing each candidate individually. PAA Musical Theatre examinations are accessible for all ages and abilities and provide teachers with the creativity and flexibility to enable every child to succeed.

Musical Theatre Syllabus

Street Dance

PAA Street Dance further continues our long-standing commitment to industry relevance and academic rigour. Designed by leading UK street dance practitioners, PAA Street Dance exams will equip your learners with an authentic experience that’s true to the historical style of Street Dance.

Street Dance Syllabus

Jazz Dance

Jazz Dance has always been one of the most popular styles of dance for students, professional dancers and choreographers. PAA offers the opportunity for candidates to earn a recognised and quality-assured qualification whilst doing something they enjoy.

Jazz Dance Syllabus
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Our Examiners come to you

All you need is a space for the performance, technical exercise and discussion.

No teacher registration fees or prior training

We don’t charge any registration fee to teachers or studios to use PAA syllabuses. Plus no prior PAA qualification is required before you start teaching. The only cost is the exam enrolment fee.

All syllabuses and supporting materials are free

You can download all PAA syllabuses for free from the PAA UK website. You’ll also find all audio tracks and supporting exercise explainer videos there too.

Explore the syllabuses and supporting materials at the links below. Please note, you will be directed to the PAA UK website.

Musical Theatre SyllabusJazz Dance SyllabusStreet Dance Syllabus

Prepare your students for PAA exams now!

All three syllabuses will be on offer in 2020.

To access all the resources, syllabuses and information please visit the PAA UK site www.rslawards.com/paa

For information on enrolling in Australia or New Zealand please contact the AMEB Federal Office on online@ameb.edu.au .

 

2020 PAA Exam Fees

Premiere $85

Debut $90

Grade 1 $95

Grade 2 $100

Grade 3 $110

Grade 4 $115

Grade 5 $120

Grade 6 $130

Grade 7 $140

Grade 8 $150

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