BHARATHA NATYAM

                                                BHARATHA NATYAM

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                                                 FIRST  YEAR – Level 1

                                                            THEORY

  1. Origin of Dance – as per Bharata’s Natya Sastra
  1. Various forms of Indian Classical Dances and their places of origin
  1. Definitions of the following technical terms – Natya, Nrutta, Nrutya, Lasya, Tandava, Adavu, jati, Muktaayi, Bharamari, Plavana, Albhinaya, Kinkini
  1. As per Nandikeswara’s Abhinaya Darpana – Anga, Pratyanga, Upanga
  1. As per Abhinaya Darpana – names of Asamyutha Hastas with their Lakshna and Lakshya 
  1. Style and form of Tanjavuru Bharata natyam (Sadir)

 

                                                          PRACTICAL

  1. taTTaDavu – 6
  1. naaTTaDavu-6
  1. tateitaaha-6
  1. jaaraDavu (teiyaateiya)-6
  1. taateiteitaa:diiteiteitaa-6
  1. Kuddittu Mettu-6
  1. muktaayi-6
  1. taTTume TTu-6(chaturasra)

 

Note: All the Advaus should be practiced in all the three timings.  Mandi Adavu should be practiced in two timings.

                                              BHARATHA NATYAM

                                  CERTIFICATE COURSE SYLLABUS

                                             SECOND  YEAR – Level 2

                                                           THEORY

  1. Names of Samyutha Hastas and their Lakshana and Lakshya
  1. As per Nandikeswara’s Abhinaya Darpana – Nava Siro Bedha and their usage
  1. Definitions of the following technical terms – Chari, Mandala, Rasa, Bhava, Panchagati, TaaLaanga, paatra(Nartaki), Apaatra, Sabha, Paatra Antahprana, Paatra BahihPrana, Nattuvangam
  1. Alarimpu, Jati Swasram, SvaraJati and their significance – Write these items with the corresponding Tala marks

                                                            PRACTICAL

  1. Alarimpu – Roopaka Tala
  1. Jati Swaram – Adi or Roopaka Tala
  1. Swara Jathi/Any Shabdam
  1. Annamachary Keethana – One 

                                             BHARATHA NATYAM

                                  CERTIFICATE COURSE SYLLABUS

                                            THIRD  YEAR – Level 3

                                                           THEORY

  1. Eight types of Drishti Bedha and their usage
  2. As per Nandikeswara’s Abhinaya Darpana – Nrutta Hastas, Devata Hastas and their Lakshana and Lakshya
  1. Description of various Indian Classical Dance forms
  1. Brief description of Chaturvidha Abhinaya
  1. Brief description of Nava Rasas with Sthyai Bhavas
  1. Description of Sabdam, thillana, Pada Varnam.

 

                                                      PRACTICAL

  1. Sabdam
  1. Thillana
  1. Tyagaraja Keerthana

      4. Pada Varnam – Manavi Chekonaraada                                                                              (Adi Talam – Sankara Bharana Raga) or Samini Rammanave (Adi Talam – Khamas Raga)

                                                 BHARATHA NATYAM

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                                            FOURTH  YEAR – Level 4

                                                           THEORY

  1. As per Nandikeswara’s Abhinaya Darpana – Dasavataara hastas, Bandhavya Hastas, Greeva Bedhas, BhrUBedhas
  2. Breif description of various Folk Dances in Andhra Pradesh
  1. Emergence and development of Sadir(Kelika) Dance
  1. Names and description of Ashtavidha Nayikas
  1. Biographies of – Kshetrayya, Narayana Teertha, Ponnaiah, Chinnaiah, Vadivelu, Sivanandam, Annamacharya, Narayana Teertha and Jayadev

Note: Reference books – Natyasastra and Abhinayadarpana



                                                            PRACTICAL

  1. One Tarangam
  1. One Ashtapadi
  1. One Kshetrayya Padam
  1. One Adhyatma Ramayana Keerthana
  1. One padyam from Bhagavat
  1. One Sloka from Sri Krishna Karnamrutam