DEPARTMENT OF NATYA

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Department Of Natya

The Department of Natya of Dr. M.G.R Janaki College of Arts & Science For Women offers a five Year integrated M.A course started in 2005.

This is the only College offering this course in Chennai City. Dance, Music & Drama are taught in both theory and Practice. Allied subjects such as Ancient Indian History, Philosophy, Architecture, Sculpture, Painting & Inscriptions are included in the syllabus. Educative lectures are given by experts and eminent personalities from different fields of study.

  • Practical Natya covers training in Theatre-exercises,
  • VoiceCulture,
  • Nattuvangam,
  • Choreography,
  • Sound & Lighting systems,
  • Costumes & Stage Designing.
  • Project work & documentation of common & rare art forms.


The NATYASASTRA is an ancient Indian treatise on the Performing Arts, encompassing…..
Theatre , Dance and Music.

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