Acting Yoga, knowledge of Martial Arts, Voice and speech, Character analysis and practical
work on the principles of Stanislavski, System. Improvisation. Solo acting, acting with others.
Working on technique and principles of scene work. Work on theory of acting of Brecht, Grotowsky
and others. Class room exercise production.
Study of Dramatics Literature:
Classical Indian Drama: Detailed study of different types
of acting based on Natya Shastra. Elements of theatre used in plays.
Importance and analysis of Sutradhaar. Vidushak, Chitrabhinay and Satwik
abhinav in Sanskrit drama. Prekshak and prashnik. Diferenc between nayak and nayika. Siddhi badhadhosh. Discussion on Sanskrit playwrights – Harsvardhan, Ashwaghosh, Bhawbhuti and introduction to their dramatic plots. Knowledge of Arvachin and Pervanti yugin Sanskrit playwrights. Inter relation of classical, traditional and folk drama.
Western Drama: Various streams of theatre up to 17th century. Study of eminent playwrights of the world and main trends from 1900 to 1950. Study from 1950 till today and its relations with the theatre architecture, acting and direction. Awareness of aesthetics with the help of painting, architecture and other art forms.
Stage craft: Detailed study of architecture of Indian classical theatre in addition to Asian theatre architecture with special reference to China, Japan etc. study of different styles of se designing along with preparation of drawings and models. Principles of stage lighting, designing with practicals. Costume designing – style medium and material. Practical knowledge of carpentry Present form of modern Indian set design. Study of modern Indian theatre architecture in comparison to global perspective. Set designing, set execution, stage lighting etc. stylized character make up as per need of the character with practical work. Designing costume and stage-props for any production. Preparing prompt book’ of a production.
Direction: Fundamentals of direction. Relationship between director and actor. Important directors of the 20th century and their contributions. Production process. Interpretation and analysis of play. Practical’s exercises. Practical work on adaptation and direction of a one act play, short story or poetry. Designing, interpretation, working with the actor and practical in production related process.
- Guest director may be invited and a play may be staged by him based on approval of the Director and availability of funds. Besides production, class room exercise productions for first and second year students will also be held. Class-room exercise production oriented. First year student can be allowed to participate in second year or repertory production, as per their ability and approval of Director.
- 2. 2. Students may be asked to go out of station for production and related activities. Production related work is part of practical training. No pay allowance will be made for out station travel. The students have to complete the production work as per the directives of the Academy for which they will not be given any financial benefits.
Final year students will have preliminary training in making films and television programme