Creative Movement




Creative Movement Examinations:

Grade 1 – Grade 8


Medal Grades:

3, 6, 7 and 8 for Solo and Duologue

For Learners who enjoy performing using a range of disciplines, such as acting, singing and dancing. Creative Movement is an expression of the Learner’s inner feelings connecting to music and rhythm. Combining acting and dancing, with the option of singing into a complete performance. Similar to devised drama using music and movement, inspiring Learner’s creativity through expression of the three performing arts. An uplifting and all encompassing learning sensation.

Aimed at Learners who enjoy all aspects of performing arts, an exciting introduction to movement for Theatre.

Learners will connect with their inner feelings, develop characterisations, discover the creative process linking movement and words, which can be spoken or sung, by devised ensemble.

These are progressive exams where Learners will be asked to perform movement pieces that reflect mood, emotion and characterisation. At higher grades Learners will be expected to have knowledge of technical skills and demonstrate different styles of Musical Theatre encompassing dance movement.

Learning and Development

NEA’s Creative Movement examinations allow candidates to develop vocal skills, physicality and characterisation as set out in the NEA Syllabus:

  • Movement and Rhythm
  • Vocal Techniques
  • Self Confidence
  • Characterisation
  • Imagination and creativity
  • Stagecraft
  • Spatial Awareness
  • Physicality