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Diploma and Certificate in Odissi (Online/Regular)

Course Duration

2 Semesters
(1 Year)

Eligibility Criteria

Certificate programme – Interested students in Art and Dance.

Diploma programme – Students should have passed 10th grade or must be 16 years and above of age.

Overview

The Certificate and Diploma programmes are vocational courses offered by the School of Performing Arts in the genres of Dance, Music and Theatre. The School offers the dance forms of Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathak, Mohiniattam, Odissi and music forms of Carnatic and Hindustani genres for its Certificate and Diploma courses. The School is also offering a Diploma and Certificate in the Theatre arts. The students of these programmes learn the theoretical aspects of the art form along with the practical aspects which is the need of the hour. We are currently living in an era where the performing artists need to have a strong theoretical understanding of the art form they are pursuing to enable them to not just understand the intricacies of the art form but also for them to acquire a voice to talk about it on social platforms and also to pass it on to the next generations. The Certificate and the Diploma programmes of School of Performing Arts would instill in its students an enthusiasm to teach the subject and ensures that they become professional performers.

Course Curriculum

Practical

01Unit 1:

  • Fundamentals of Odissi dance (Chauk & Tribhangi)

02Unit 2:

  • Mangalacharan (Ganesh / Devi/Shiva)

03Unit 3:

  • Pallavi (Ragam - Basant/Kalyani)

04Unit 4:

  • Arasa used in Ekataali

Theory

01Unit 1:

  • History of Odissi Dance

02Unit 2:

  • The evolution of present day Odissi dance style

03Unit 3:

  • The brief study about the texts used in Odissi dance – Natyadarpana, Abhinaya Chandrika, Abhinaya Darpanam and Natya Manorama

04Unit 4:

  • The temple and the sculpture studies of Odisha

Practical

01Unit 1:

  • Padabhedas,Asamyukta Hasta Mudras,Samyukta Hasta mudras from Abhinaya Darpana

02Unit 2:

  • Batu Nritya

03Unit 3:

  • Odiya Abhinaya

04Unit 4:

  • Mokshya

Theory

01Unit 1:

  • Influence of Vaishnavism in Odissi Dance

02Unit 2:

  • Mahari (Devadasipratha)

03Unit 3:

  • History and contribution of Gotipuas to Odissi dance

04Unit 4:

  • Biographies of the great Gurus–Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra, Guru Debo Prasad Das and Adiguru Pankaj Charan Das

Career Opportunities

The students who study Certificate and Diploma in Performing Arts can have some of the unconventional career opportunities as below:

  • Dance Performers (Dance)
  • Actors and Actresses (Theatre)
  • Dance, Music and Theatre teachers
  • Arts Entrepreneurs
  • Arts Managers
  • Choreographers (Dance)
Application Fee
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 1000
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50
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