Classical dance

Indian classical dance,or Shastriya Nritya, is an umbrella term for various performance artsrooted in religious Hindu musical theatre styles, whosetheory and practice can be traced to the Sanskrit text Natya Shastra.

The number of recognisedclassical dances range from eight to more, depending on the source andscholar. The Sangeet Natak Akademi recognises eight – Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Kathakali, Sattriya, Manipuri and Mohiniyattam.

Career Option

  • Dance teacher
  • Professional dancer
  • Dance coach
  • Dance fitness instructor
  • Private studio ownership
  • Dance critic
  • Professional dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Dance educator
  • Dance therapist

Top Colleges In India

  • 1.Lalit Kala Kendra (Gurukul) Pune (Maharashtra) Centre for Performing Arts Lalit Kala Kendra (Gurukul) University of Pune Pune-411007 Maharashtra India
  • 2. Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra University Thanesar Haryana 136119 Contact No- 01744-238169
  • 3. Mahagami Dance Gurukul Mahagami Dance Gurukul MGM Ground 0240 642 1054

Courses to be pursued

  • 1. Certificate courses in Dance
  • 2. B.A. Dance Education
  • 3. M.A. Dance Education

Working Condition

• Long working hours for schools teachers • Packed evening • Attending rehearsals • Attending performances and parents' evenings • Private teachers work for holidays as well • work at the weekend for dance events and performances • You'll work in classrooms, halls and dance studios. Facilities can be quite basic in some venues.

Personal Skill

  • • dancing ability • excellent communication skills • patience • knowledge of dance notation - the written system for recording dance movement •ability to control groups of pupils • business skills (if self-employed)

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum Qualification-10+2
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