Master of Arts in Kuchipudi Dance

Master of Arts in Kuchipudi Dance​

The main objective of the program is to help the student to master the Indian classical Kuchipudi dance, its values, techniques, origin, development and its variations. This program also aims to instruct toward the gaining of expertise and proficiency in performing this art form at its highest level. Master of Arts in dance program, integrates studies in performance, analysis and research. It initiates students to the Indian classical dance Kuchipudi, its origin, values, variations, development and techniques. The program aims to perpetually promote passion and interest pertaining to the theory and practical aspects of the dance form Kuchipudi. It is designed to impart extensive training and assessment for the students. The program seeks to delve into the intricacies of Kuchipudi dance, Indian culture and traditions, and also extends comparison with other Indian Classical dance forms. The program culminates into a transcendental experience that rejuvenates the body and mind into this sublime world of dance.

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Requirements :

Duration: Two-year program (2 semesters per year)
Required Units: Total of 30 credit units.
Required Courses: 10 Courses (7 core mandatory and 3 electives)
This program does not require internship or externship.

General Admission Requirements:

Program Curriculum:

Core Courses (Seven):

Electives (3 out of 5):

EVALUATION

The evaluation has the following components- Final exams, Mid-term exams, Assignments, a Thesis, and an Oral Defense. Students will be awarded a degree in Master of Arts in Kuchipudi Dance, on their successful completion of all the required courses, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher based on the evaluation weightages across the various methods/metrics.

Tuition Fees :

Estimated Program Costs: $9,900.00 including Tuition ($9,000.00), Application Fee, Books, Registration Fees, etc.

To Apply:

Contact our Admissions Team: admissions@uofsa.edu

Kuchipudi Dance Faculty

Kuchipudi Dance Faculty

P. Rama Devi, PhD

Professor, Department of Kuchipudi Dance

Kuchipudi Dance Faculty

Yashoda Thakore, PhD

Chair, Department of Kuchipudi Dance

Kuchipudi Dance Faculty

Sumitra Veluri, PhD

Professor, Department of Kuchipudi Dance

Kuchipudi Dance Faculty

Anupama Kylash, PhD

Professor, Department of Kuchipudi Dance

Kuchipudi Dance Faculty

Yamini Yasoda Kurati, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Department of Kuchipudi Dance

Kuchipudi Dance Faculty

Devi Girish Chandra

Assistant Professor, Department of Kuchipudi Dance

Kuchipudi Dance Faculty

Katyayani Ganti

Assistant Professor, Department of Kuchipudi Dance

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