Modern Dance techniques and teachings

Topics: Indian classical dance, Kathak, Dance in India Pages: 26 (5013 words) Published: February 13, 2014
Kathak Dance

Praveshika – I Year
Practical
M.M. - 100
Tritaal
1. Basic hands, feet, eyes & neck movements combined with Tatkar. 2. Tatkar in Thah, Dugun & Chaugun Laya.
3. Eight simple varieties of Tatkar (Palte) and five Tihais. 4. Two “Ta Thei Tat” Amads.
5. Rangmanch Ka Tukda, eight preliminary Tukdas.
6. Practice of performing Chakkar.
7. Simple Gat of Nikas and Bansuri with Chal.
8. Padhant of all the Tukdas, Bols, Tihais and Theka of Tritaal prescribed in practical syllabus.

Kathak Dance
Praveshika – II Year
Theory
M.M. - 50
1. Brief knowledge of the main classical dance forms prevalent in India, their names and province to which they belong. 2. A brief Introduction of Kathak dance.
3. Definition and Knowledge of the term Tatkar.
4. Qualities of Ghunghru.
5. Definition of the following terms - Natya, Nritta, Nritya, Taal, Matra, Sam, Taali, Khaali, Theka, Avartan, Laya, Tukda, Tihai, Thah, Dugun, Chaugun. 6.Basic knowledge of the Thekas of the following Taals and ability to write their notation – Tritaal, Dadra, Kaharawa, Jhaptaal.

Practical
M.M. - 150
Revision of Praveshika – I year.
1.Tritaal
(i)Basic Tatkar upto Athgun Laya and ten varieties of Tatkar (Palte).
(ii) A simple That.
(iii)Two “Ta Thei Tat” and “Ta Thei Tat Thei” Amads.
(iv)Ten simple Tukdas and two Chakkardar Tukdas.
(v)Five Tihais with speed.
(vi)Two Gats of Nikas and Ghunghat and Gat Bhava of Chhed-Chhad. 2.Jhaptaal
(i)Tatkar in Thah, Dugun & Chaugun Laya and five Tihais.
(ii)Two “Ta Thei Tat” Amads and two “Ta Thei Tat Thei” Amads. (iii)Rang Manch Ka Tukda, four simple Tukdas and two Chakkardar Tukdas. 3. Padhant of all the Tukdas, Bols, Tihais and Thekas of the Taals prescribed in practical syllabus. Kathak Dance

Parichay – I Year
Theory
M.M. - 100
Revision of Praveshika.
1. Detail study of main classical dance forms of India and their presentation, costumes, accompanying musical Instruments etc. 2. Detailed study of Kathak dance and its Gharanas
3. Description of Abhinaya and its four aspects
4. Descriptions of Anga, Pratyang and Upang.
5. Neck movements according to Abhinaya Darpanam.
6. Definition of the following terms -Sangeet, Vilambit, Madhya, Drut, Kavitta, Nagma, Tihai, Palta, Gat, Chaal, Paran, Padhant. 7. Knowledge of the following Asanyukt Hast Mudras according to Abhinay Darpanam - Pataka, Tripataka, Ardhapataka, Ardhachandra, Aral, Kartarimukh, Mayur, Kappittha, Katkamukh, Suchi, Chandrakala, Shuktunda, Mushti, Shikhar. 8. Brief life sketches of the following eminent Kathak dancers - Pt. Thakur Prasad, Pt. Maharaj Bindadin, Pt. Kalka Prasad.

9.Basic Knowledge of the following Taals - Rupak, Chautaal, Dhamar. 10.Ability to write notation of all the Bols and Thekas of the Taals prescribed in practical syllabus.

Kathak Dance
Parichaya-I Year
Practical
M.M. - 200
Revision of Praveshika.
1.Tritaal
(a)Tatkar in Thah, Dugun, Chaugun, Athgun and Solahgun with at least five advance paltas. (b)Rang Manch Ka Tukda, four simple Tukdas and three Chakkardar. (c)That and four advance Amads.
(d)Practice of varieties of Chakkars.
(e)Five simple Tihais.
(f)Gat ofNikas.
(g)Bhav Gat of Matki and Mukut.
2.Chartaal
(a)Tatkar in Thah, Dugun and Chaugun.
(b)Rang Manch Ka Tukda and Four simple Tukdas.
(c)Two Amads.
(d)Two simple and Two Chakkardar Paran.
3.Padhant of all the Bols and Thekas of the Taals prescribed in practical syllabus.

Kathak Dance
Parichay – II Year
Theory
M.M. - 100
1. Origin of dance according to Natya Shastra.
2. Knowledge of the following Asanyukt Hast Mudras according to Abhinaya Darpanam – Padmakosh, Sarpashirsh, Mrigashirsh, Singhamukh,Kangul, Alpadma, Chatur, Bhramar, Hansasya, Hanskaksha, Mukul, Sandansh, Tamrachud, Trishul. 3. Head gestures according to Abhinaya Darpanam.

4. Eye glances according to Abhinaya Darpanam.
5. Definition of the following...
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