Department of Performing Arts

About Department

Department of Performing Arts started functioning from the academic year 1988-1989 and it offers M.P.A., M.Phil, Ph.D and P.G.D.T.A (Add on course) in Drama and Theatre Arts.

Entrance Examination

M.P.A. Drama and Theatre Arts: - The entrance examination is the format of answering 100 objective type questions in Undergraduate level. (See M.P.A Model Question Bank) M.Phil / Ph.D Drama and Theatre Arts: - The entrance examination is in the format of answering 100 objective type questions from the M.P.A (Drama and Theatre Arts) and related subject in Post -graduate level. (See M.Phil & Ph.D Model Question Bank)

Programmes Offered

M.P.A. Drama and Theatre Arts M.Phil. Drama and Theatre Arts (Full- time) Ph.D. Drama and Theatre Arts Full- time & Part-time (Internal & External) PG Diploma in Theatre Arts (Add on Course)

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Infrastructure Facilities

Since its inception, the Department of Performing Arts has created infra-structure in terms of providing Departmental Library exclusively meant for books on Performing and Fine Arts, Computer and Internet facilities, Studio Theatre, Fully equipped with Audio-Video systems, for the benefit of the students and scholars. In addition, the Department of Performing Arts has its own Three Studio- Theatres A/C well equipped with Lighting and Sound System. Studio Theatre meant for the Stage Rehearsals and Performance, T.V and Film Production and Movement classes and Seminar Purpose.

An Open-Air Theatre for multiple purposes. Film Screening and Film Appreciation courses, conducting Theatre- Workshops and organising Seminars and Special Lectures by eminent scholars from various fields are part of the programmes of Performing Arts.Since its inception, the Department of Performing Arts has created infra-structure in terms of providing Departmental Library exclusively meant for books on Performing and Fine Arts, Computer and Internet facilities, Studio Theatre, Fully equipped with Audio-Video systems, for the benefit of the students and scholars. In addition, the Department of Performing Arts has its own Three Studio- Theatres A/C well equipped with Lighting and Sound System. Studio Theatre meant for the Stage Rehearsals and Performance, T.V and Film Production and Movement classes and Seminar Purpose. An Open-Air Theatre for multiple purposes. Film Screening and Film Appreciation courses, conducting Theatre- Workshops and organising Seminars and Special Lectures by eminent scholars from various fields are part of the programmes of Performing Arts.

Employment Orientation

The prime motto of the Department of Performing Arts is not only producing Masters in the field of Performing Arts but also imparting knowledge to its students in terms of equipping themselves to get into the avenues of job opportunities in the field of Mass Communications, Song and Drama Division, Film, Radio-T.V. Networks and Doordharsan Channels, Schools, Colleges, Theme
Resorts and the Department of National and International Universities.

Through out the years, the School has established a national reputation as a Centre where young people successfully attain talents and skills for careers in theatre and its related arts, live and documented productions, advertisement and motion picture in relation to the requirements of the cultural institutions.

Faculty

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Department of Performing Arts, School of Performing Arts, Pondicherry University, Puducherry 605 014.
2654800
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