Kuchipudi Dance

Kuchipudi Dance

THEORY

GRADE 1

1. Origin of Dance
2. Definitions
3. Taalas
4. Asamyuta Hastas
5. Dwadasa hasta pranas
6. Pada Karmas

GRADE 2

1. Indian Traditional Dances
2. Stuti-Slokas
3. Samyuta Hastas (Combined hands)
4. Abhinayas
5. Natya sastra kartas (Creaters)
6. Siro Bhedas (Glances)

GRADE 3

1. History of Kuchipudi Dance
Bhamakalapam, Yakshaganas
Bhagavatas Mela -Origin & Development
2. RASAS
3. Neck Movements
4. Eye Brow Movements
Madyama Nayika, Adhama Nayika
5. Devata Hastas

GRADE 4

1. Bhavas, Sthayi bhavas, Sanchari Bhavas, Sattvika Bhavas
2. Nayika Principles Sweeya, Parakeeya Samanya
3. Astavida Srungara Nayikas
4. Dasavatara Hastas
5. Dharmi

PRACTICALS

GRADE 1

1. Fundamentals
2. Teermanam
3. Usages of Fundamentals (Adayu)
4. Jathies
5. Saptha Taala Walkings
6. Traditional Fundamentals
7. Vinayaka Kouttam

GRADE 2

1. Brahmanjali
2. Jati Swaram
3. Janutha sabdam
4. Manduka sabdam
5. Aadhyatma Ramayana Keerthana
6. Tarangam

GRADE 3

1. Ramayana Sabdam
2. Tarangam
3. Jaavali
4. Kshetraya padam
5. Slokam-(sree krishna karnaamrutam)

GRADE 4

1. Dasaavathara sabdam
2. Devi stuthi
3. Bhadrachala ramadasu keerthana
4. Padam
5. Darvu
6. Thyaagaraja keerthana

LIFE HISTORIES & BIO-DATA

1. Kshetrayya, Narayana Treetha
2. Jayadeva
3. Munipalle Subramanyam
4. Badrachala Ramadasu
5. Tyagaraja Swami
6. Sri Siddhendra Yogi
7. Sri Vedantam Pravateesam
8. Padmasri Dr. Vedantam Satya Narayana Sarma
9. Padmabhushan Dr. Vempati China Satyam
10. Vedantam Lakshmi Narayana Sastry
11. Chinta Venkata Narayana
12. Vempati Venkata Narayana
13. Bhagavatula Vissayya
14. P.V.G. Krishna Sarma

Bio-Data
1. Sri Bhagavatula Yagna Narayana Sarma
2. Sri Bhagavatula Seetarama Sarama
3. Pasumurthy Venkateswara Sarma
4. Pasumurthy Srinivasa Sarma
5. Mahankali Suryanarayana Sharma

Unit Name Hours
Chapter 1
Topic 1 20
Topic 2 11
Topic 3 18