07-08-2012 /
Shri. Raviraj
BHARATHANATYAM
DIPLOMA IN PERFORMING ARTS

GRADE : Diploma
TITLE    : "Natiya Kalajothi"
DURATION : 3 Year
Candidates applying for the Diploma Grade should be above 15 years of age.

 

I YEAR:

  • Adavus (All Adavus are set to Adhi Thalam) - Thattadavu 6, Nattadavu 8, Tha thei thei tha 4, Kuthithu Mettu Adavu 4.
  • Thath thei tham 6, Thath thei thaha 4, Thith thith thai 2, Mandi Adavu 2, Sarukkal Adavu 1, Thei thei thatha 3.
  • Uthsanga Adavu 1, Thei thei thiththith thei 1, Thaththari kitathom tha / Thahatha Jumthari tha 1, Thathingginathom, Thakathathingginathom, Thakathikau Thathingginathom 1, Kita Thaka Thari Kita Thom, Thaka kita thaka thari kita thom, Thaka thiku kita thaka thari kita thom, Thaka thiku kita thaka thari kita thom 1, Meiyadavu 1, Thattu Mettu Adavu (Pancha Nadai) 5, Kathari Adavu 1, Alarippu (Thisram with Thalam orally) 1.

Theory:
Solkattu and Thalam for the Adavus should be known; Thiyana Slokam and its meaning presented in Tamil; Asamyutha Hastham, Samyutha Hastham, Nattiya Margam (order of items), Definition of Nirutham, Niruthiyam, Nettiyam and Korvaigal, Explanation of Alarippu, Panchanadai (Thattu Mettu Adavu) chart and explanation.

Practical Vocal: Sarali, Jendai, Thattu and alankaram.

 

II YEAR:

  • Jatheeswaram 1, Kavuthuvam 1, Sabtham 1, Compose Karovais in Adhi and Rupaka Thalam 2, 4 Avarthanams; Thillana, Patham, Keerthanam, Composing Adavu for the given Thalam and Korvai; Varnam, Ashtapathi or Javali, Composing Jathis, perform Navarasam.

Theory:
Siro Thrishti Kreeva pethangal Movements of Head, Eyes and Neck); Definition of a Dancer; Brief knowledge of the following
Kinkini, Thandavam & Theermanam,; Viniyogas - Asamyutha Hastham, All movements of legs - Mandala petham, Uthpilavana petham, Bramari petham, Sari petham; Brief knowledge about Bharathanatyam, Mohiniyattam, Kathakali & Kuchipudi; Origin of Bharathanatyam; Thevahastam, Jaathi hastham; Abinayam and its explanation - Angiha, Vachika, Aaharya and Saathviha Abinayam; The emotions (Moods) of Ashta Nayakis.

Practical Vocal:
Geetham 2, Swarajathi, Tamil Keerthanai.

 

III YEAR:

  • Alarippu (Misram); Pushpanjali / Thodyamangalam; Slogam; to be able to compose a part of Natiya Nadagam; Costume & Make up.

 

Theory:
Explanation of Navarasa, Notation, Stage Organisation, Light, Sound Management, Project.

Practical Vocal:
Varnam, Padham, Bharathiar song and Thillana.

 

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