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RDCFA / COURSES / POST – DIPLOMA

RDCFA offers graduates, who secure a First Class diploma and first class percentage or high second class percentage in the main subject, the opportunity to apply for a further two-year post-graduate course in either music or dance.

Dance students learn two new Bharatanatyam margams in the two year program. They study advanced theory, and have field trips with a view to writing a thesis. They also have the opportunity to perform in the dance-dramas and other productions of the Kalakshetra repertory.

RDCFA offers graduates, who secure a First Class diploma and first class percentage or high second class percentage in the main subject, the opportunity to apply for a further two-year post-graduate course in either music or dance.

Music students focus primarily on the practical, with a special focus on Raga Alapana, Pallavis, Padams, and other advanced studies. During this period, they have to write a dissertation, attend workshops and concerts of eminent artists and do field trips that may be related to their particular paper.

The one year certificate course Could offer only Practicals and Related Art Aesthetics.

  • Time 10 am – 3 pm.

The Pallava and Kriti programs cater to the 7-12 years and the 13-25 years age groups, respectively. Classes are held 10 days a month between 4:30p.m. and 5:30p.m. with short vacation during the months of October & January and summer vacation between mid-April and mid-January.

Prospective students and their parents should note that the evening program is a great privilege for young students, who will have the opportunity to train with the faculty of one of country’s most prestigious art institutes. Retired faculty members from Kalakshetra and distinguished alumni who live in Chennai are invited to teach here. Young children thereby have the singular opportunity to learn from the most experienced dancers and teachers.

PALLAVA (Age limit : 7 to 12 Yrs)
Courses Offered Bharatanatyam, Vocal, Veena, Violin, Mridangam, Painting
Timings 04:30 pm – 05:30 pm
KRITI (Age limit : 13 to 25 Yrs)
Courses Offered Bharatanatyam, Vocal, Veena, Violin, Mridangam, Painting
Timings 04:30 pm – 05:30 pm
Days of work
Bharatanatyam Monday, Wednesday, Friday (Two in a month)
Carnatic Vocal, Veena, Violin, Mridangam Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (Two in a month)
Painting Any three days according to the convenience of the teacher