Jr. Diploma in Dance: Kathak (Part Time)

Banaras Hindu University
In Varanasi

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  • Diploma
  • Varanasi
  • Duration:
    3 Years
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Varanasi
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, UP, 221005, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Course programme

Diploma Part I

Kathak Practical

TRITAL

1. Tatkar in Barabar, Dugun, Chaugun Layas.
2. Eight simple Paltas of the Tatkar
3. Hand movements combined with Tatkar
4. Salami (Rang Manch ka Tukada)
5. Two simple Amads
6. Eight preliminary Tukadas
7. Gata: a) Two Nikas, b) One Matki, c) One Mukat with Chal, d) One Bansi
8. Practice in Padhant of all the Tukdas learnt
9. Simple Tihais
10. That

Theory Paper I

1. The different schools of Kathak Dance.
2. Good and bad qualities of a patra.
3. Meaning and definition of Paran, Chakradar, Natwari, Parmelu, That, Salami, Amad, Tukda, Gat, Gat- bhava, Tihai.
4. Ability to write in notation all items learnt.

Diploma Part II

Kathak Practical

TRITAL

1. Basic Tatkar in more speed upto Athgun
2. Two varities of more speed Amads
3. Tukadas a) Six Sada b) Two chakradar
4. Practice in performing chakkars in speed
5. Gata – a) Two more Nikas, b) Ghunghat, c) One ched – chad gat
6. One or two simple Tihais
7. Practice in padhant of all the bols learnt
JHAPTAL
1. Tatkar in Barabar and Dugun Layas
2. Salami (Rang Manch ka Tukada)
3. Two Amads
4. Four simple Tukadas
5. Two Gat Nikas and Matki
6. Practice in Padhant of all the bols learnt
7. Simple Tihais

Theory Paper I

1. Brief knowledge of Abhinaya: Angika, Vachika, Aharya, Satvik.
2. Study of the terms : a) Sangeet
b) Anga, Pratyanga, Upanga.
3. Meaning and definition of the terms- Tal, Tatkar Lahra, Sam, Khali Bhari (Tali)
4. Ability to write in notation all the items learnt.

Diploma Part III

Practical

Trital

1. One advanced Tatkar.
2. One traditional Parana Prefixed Amad.
3. Advanced That.
4. Three varities of Amad.
5. Four Sada and two chakradar Tukdas.
6. Gats – a) Two Nikas
7. Two simple Gat Bhavas, preferably Holi and Gobardhan.
8. Tihais
9. Performance of Chakkar with ease and speed.
10. Practice in Padhant.

DHAMAR
1. Tatkar in Barabar, Dugun and Chaugun Layas.
2. Salami (Rang Manch Ka Tukada)
3. Two Amads.
4. Four simple Tukdas.
5. Two simple Paran and one Chakradar Paran.
6. Gat Nikas.
7. Padhant of all bols learnt.

Diploma Part III

Theory Paper I
1. Elements of katha in Kathak
2. Tandava and Lasya.
3. Meaning and definition of Paran, Chakradar, Natwari, Parmelu, That, Salami, Amad, Tukda, Gat, Gat- bhava, Tihai.
4. Brief sketch of:
Pt. Thakur Prasad, Bindadeen and Kalika Prasad, Achchan Maharaj, Pt. Sunder Prasad, Shambhu Maharaj, Madam Menaka, Uday Shankar.
5. Knowledge of following talas:
Jhaptal, Ektal, Kahrava, Dadra, Roopak, Dhamar, Sool, Tal, Tevra, Chautal.
6. Ability to write in notation all the talas and bols, learnt

Diploma Part III

Common for Kathak and Bharatnatyam
Theory Paper II
1. Origin of dance according to Natya Shastra.
2. Stories of Nataraja.
3. Stories of Natvar Krishna: Makhan chori lila, Kaliya Daman Lila.
4. Description of Asta Nayika, briefly.
5. Knowledge of the following according to Abhinaya Darpana of Nandikeshwar-
1) Namskriya, 2) Head movements, 3) Eye glances, 4) Neck movements, 5) Asamyuta Hasta 6) Samyuta Hasta
6. General introduction to the main classical dances of India & their exponents
7. Definitions or short notes-
a) Mudra, b) Sabha Lakshna, c) Tal, d) Laya, e) Sangeet, f) Natya, g) Nritta, h)Nritya


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