Ph.D. in Dance

University of Hyderabad
In Hyderabad

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500046, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Course programme

The Sarojini Naidu School of Performing Arts, Fine Arts and Communication started functioning from 1988-89 and offers Masters-level courses in Dance, Theatre Arts, Painting and Communication and Doctoral (Ph.D.) programmes in Communication, Theatre Arts, and Dance.

1) Department of Dance
2) Department of Theatre Arts
3) Department of Fine Arts
4) Department of Communication

The University is indeb­ted to the family of Sarojini Naidu for the bequest by the late Padmaja Naidu of the "Golden Threshold", where the University started functioning. In recognition of this gesture, the University started this School by naming it after Sarojini Naidu to offer postgraduate and research programmes in the fields of arts and culture.

The School provides courses of study in the disciplines of, Dance, Theatre Arts, Painting and Sculpture and Communication. It seeks to enlarge the scope of the academic programme so as to include other areas of artistic endeavor like music. The broad objective of the teaching programme is not only to explore the evolution and forms of arts, but also to bring about an integrated approach to the study of creativity. An inter-disciplinary approach is incorporated in the syllabi. Apart from the core faculty, experts in various fields and guest faculty of national and international repute teach courses in the School.

Department of Dance

Ph.D. in Dance

The School offers a full-time two-year postgraduate degree course and also Ph.D in dance. The Ph.D programme of the Dance discipline, started in 1991, has so far produced seven Ph.Ds in various aspects of dance, including both historical works as well as those exploring the evolution of various dance forms.

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