Foundation Certificate in Odissi Dance – Level I
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Foundation Certificate in Odissi Dance – Level I (2 semesters)
Kalā Ādhār Odissi Pratham | कला आधार उडीसी प्रथम
Foundation Certificate program is of 2 years duration (Level I & II : 4 semesters) that are suitable for part-time students and adult beginners
- Training system is an ideal blend of traditional Gurukul training and contemporary trends in education.
- The program helps the learner develop a physical and conceptual understanding of movement and its expressive possibilities.
- The curriculum facilitates introduction to the Indian Dance Heritage, history of the chosen dance form and symbols and metaphors with static and dynamic movements within a dance tradition.
- The learner is trained to create short dance narratives, understand body dynamics and blend concepts from theory and practice during the training program.
- Duration : Two Years (Level I & II), Part Time Program
- Pattern : Semester System (2 semesters in each level).
- Gurukul Pattern, Gurukul ambience.
- Dance residencies, ‘Riyaaz’ (practice) sessions.
- Periodic workshops, symposiums.
- International & National seminars.
- Performance opportunities.
- Study tours / visits to organizations of cultural importance.
- Visiting Gurus, experts, scholars, artists.
- Opportunities to witness many dance performances.
- Engaging a contemplative dialogue by referring to Library with wide range of learning/reference material : books, periodicals, online journals, AV resources and archival content of MAHAGAMI.
- Cultural & Social outreach.
- Credit based learning.
- Evaluation through written tests, practical, project submissions.
- Candidate should have passed minimum class X.
- General aptitude to learn dance.
- Basic understanding to respond to rhythm, music and movement.
- Application fees : INR 1000, For foreign nationals & NRIs : USD 70.
- Tuition fees : INR 15,000 Per year, For foreign nationals & NRIs : USD 250 Per Year.
- Fill and Submit the Online Application form on the website page https://mgmu.ac.in/admissions/faculty/MAHAGAMI.html
- Applicants will be asked to appear for an interview. Basic ability to respond to rhythm and melody will be tested.