Syllabus & Subjects for Master of Performing Arts [MPA]:

Semester I:

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Subjects to study

1

 Fundamentals of Theatre and Drama

2

 History and Development of Modern Indian Drama 

3

 History and Development of Modern Western Drama 

4

 Fundamentals of Acting 

5

 Fundamentals of Theatre Design 

6

Scene Work


Semester II:

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Subjects to study

1

History of Classical Indian Drama

2

 History and development of Classical, Neo Classical and Elizabethan Theatre

3

Acting Theory and Practical

4

Technical Theatre (Lighting)

5

Scene Work(Sanskrit/Classical)

6

Major Production(Realistic Play)


Semester III:

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Subjects to study

1

 Folk and Traditional Theatre of India and Southeast Asia 

2

 Makers of Modern Theatre-Indian and Western

3

 Fundamentals of Play Direction

4

 Technical Theatre (Costumes, Make-up, Mask making)

5

 Theatre for children: Theory and Practice 

6

 Scene Work (Narrative/Non-realistic)


Semester IV:

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Subjects to study

1

Aesthetics: Indian and Western

2

 Media Appreciation: Dance, Music, Painting, Film, Television with relation to Theatre

3

Specialization: Direction, Acting, Design, Theatre for Children

4

Theatre Research: Seminar Presentation

5

Drama through Media

6

Play Production (Major)

1