PSC Dance Syllabus Assistant Professor | MP PSC Syllabus Dance Asst Professor नृत्य सिलेबस
In the MPPSC recruitment for Dance stream there will be some topics asked by MPSC exam board. For more clarification please also refer official website of MPPSC.
Unit – I : General Cultural Aspects
- Cultural History of India, Knowledge of major epics like Ramayana, Mahabharata, Shilappadikaram in terms of their content, characters and relevance to Indian Theatrical Practice, an acquaintance with Indian mythology.
- Thorough knowledge of Bharata’s Natyashastra, and its relevance to an influence on Indian Classical Theatre. Origin, aim and nature of Sanskrit natya according to Bharata and later commentators.
- The concepts of natya, nritta and nritya – their characteristics in the earliest and medieval theories. The types of theatres and their construction according to Natyashastra.
- The four ‘abhinayas’; four ‘Vrittis’, four ‘pravrittis’ and two ‘dharmis’ : A study of the ‘nritta karaaas’ of the Natyashastra and their importance. Detailed study of nayaka – nayikabheda and all the classification thereof.
- ‘Rasasutra’ of Bharata and its exposition and elaboration by various commentators, viz :, Bhatta Lollata, Sri Shankuka, Bhatta Nayaka and Abhinavgupta. Rasa and its constituent elements, viz., Sthayi, Vyabhichari and Sattvika Bhava, their Vibhava and Anubhava. ‘Dhvani Siddhanta’ of Anandavardhanacharya.
- Dasha Rupaka of Dhananjay, Abhinaydarpana of Nandikeshvara, Bhavprakashana of Shardatanaya and Natyadarpana of Ramachandra – Gunachandra.
- General Knowledge of Indian Classical Music – Hindustani and Carnatic and their ‘tala’ patterns.
- General introduction to seven classical dance styles, viz., Bharata Natyam, Kuchipudi, Odissi, Kathak, Manipuri, Kathakali and Mohini Attam. Knowledge of Indian dance – drama tradition, both classical and folk.
- General Introduction to tribal and folk dances of India. Inter – relationship of dance and drama with other plastic arts, e.g., Sculpture, Iconography and Painting in their ancient Indian tradition.
- General acquaintance with the theatre traditions of South – East Asia, viz., Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan and China.
- Social Relevance of Dance and Drama in Contemporary Indian Scene.
- Traditional Dance / Drama Training and its relevance today. Dance education at the academic level and its need in the contemporary Indian Society.
- Dance / Drama Research and other components of co – related arts which are relevant; the importance of modern stage technique, the media and technological advances to the study and propagation of dance / drama.
- Selection of the Subject
- Writing the Synopsis
- Selection and / or Writing of the Lyrics
- Musical Arrangement
- Direction and Choreography
- Designing of Sets
- Designing of Lighting
- Designing of Costumes
- The Ultimate Presentation
- Critical Evaluation
- Form of drama, Elements of Drama, Types of Drama, Various Styles of Drama in the context of various ISMS.
- Important world dramatists and drama – From Greek to modern.
- Evolution of contemporary theatre in the context of development in Indian Theatre.
- New trends in contemporary theatre since Independence movement.
- Major movements and major theatre innovators and play wrights.
- Different schools of acting – Greek to Grotowski, Important contemporary actors – internationally known.
- Different directoral innovations and methods. Theories of modern stage.
- Theatre Architecture – Greek to modern period.
- Stage Craft – Set, Lights, Costumes, Make up, Sound, Props.
- Theatre Techniques – From selection of script to final performance.
Unit – II : The Natyashastric Tradition
Unit – III : Ancient Practice of Natya
Unit – IV : Indian Aesthetics
Unit – V : Post – Natyashastra Important Texts Relevant for Study of Dance and Drama
Unit – VI : Tradition of Indian Music
Unit – VII : Forms of Indian Dance and Drama in General
Unit – VIII : South – East Asian Dance / Drama
Unit – IX :
Unit – X : Pedagogy in Dance and Drama
UGC NET Arts Paper III ( B ) [ Elective / Optional ]
This Section will consist of four questions which are all compulsory and without internal options. The division of marks and maximum number of words for each question will be as follows :
Dance History :
History and technique of Indian dance from the ancient times till the modern times to be gathered from different sources like Literature, Epigraphy, Sculpture, Iconography, Painting and religious thought. This entails a thorough study of the Natyashastra and relevant texts.
The Contemporary scene and social ambience of dance in India and World History and development of western ballet. Contemporary modern dance in India. Well – known Indian innovators and choreographers.
Designing of a Stage Production : The actual creation of a stage production, i.e., the production process in terms of :
A study of – seven established classical dance styles in terms of origin, history and development thereto.
Other well – established dance traditions like Chhau, Satriya, etc.
The influence of martial arts on the regional dance forms.
Drama / Theatre
This section will consist of four – questions which are all compulsory and without internal options. The division of marks and maximum number of words for each question will be as follows :
Drama and Dramatic Theories
Contemporary Indian Theatre
Acting / Direction
Theatre Design and Techniques