Street Dance Grade 8

Performing Arts

Exam Overview

In the Grade 8 Street Dance exam, candidates will be assessed through two components: Technical Skills (including Freestyle) and Performance. All requirements for this exam can be found in the PAA Street Dance syllabus available to download for free here.
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Exam requirements

Technical skills

Candidates will prepare a series of technical exercises that display a range of skills within the genre. Exercises encourage the development of a strong dance technique, whilst embedding performance skills ensuring the development of equipped dancers.

The performance

The Performance is the final element to the examination and can include any style or variation of Street Dance. Teachers have creative control over the content of the group performance creating a truly unique and tailored experience for students.


Pre-exam checklist

  • Check the full requirements in your syllabus
  • Grab the resources you'll need
  • Get help from your teacher
  • Enrol in your exam
  • Time to practise!
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