About Us

Performing Arts, Performers, Theatre Experts & Visiting Faculty

 

The Bengaluru Centre Syllabus is a result of an attempt in developing Indian method of acting by extracting the acting methods from the best of traditional and folk performing forms of the South India attempting in creating complete and versatile actors, it has been extracted the essence of acting mentioned in the Natyashastra. From these powerful performing arts of South India and utilizing it in forming the modern actor using a very unique method of acting.

Thus the Bengaluru Centre has developed a distinct and a unique style of teaching that is vastly different from its parent institution in New Delhi. The centre has also begun “Dakshina Bharata Rangotsava” to facilitate and showcase the vibrant theatre forms of the region to its students and theatre enthusiasts in the city of Bengaluru.

Who performed, thought and demonstrated at NSD Bengaluru Centre, during the academic year 2015-16 to 2020-21.

 

Ritualist Theatre Forms

Theyyam

Raman P
Kunniraman P
Biju MT & Team

Chind Bhagavatha

Gaddam Swamy & Team

 

Tribal Dance and Music

Kolata & Damami Nrutya

Renuka Siddi

Soligara Haadu/Nrutya

Basavaraju & Team

Kaadugollara Haadu/Nrutya

Mohan Kumar N & Team

Tappati Gundu & Yarakalu dance

Gosadi & Anandala Ravali
Hemasudhan & Team

 

Folk Dance and Theatre

Dollu Kunitha

Mallesh & Team

Parai Dance

Aarmugam & Team
Poochi Raj & Team

Veeragase

Devaraju & Team

Therukoothu

Dr. V Arumugam & Team

PK Sambandam

Doddata

M S Malawada & Team

Hagaluvesha

Vibhuti Maruthi & Team

Beesu Kamsale

U S Ramanna

Burrakatha

Babuji & Team

 

Martial Arts

Kalaripayattu

Ranjan Mullarat
Sandeep
Jayaraj
Carla Guida Johnson

Silambattam / Donnevarase

Hassan Raghu

 

Indian Classical Theatre and Traditional Dance

Koodiyattam

G Venu

Yakshagana

Bannanje Sanjeev Suvarna

Sanskrit Play / Scene Work

Afsar Hussain

Study of Natya Shastra, Mudras and Scene Work

K S Rajendran & Sujatha

Bharathanatyam & Kathak

Roopa Ravindran

Modern / Contemporary Theatre Practices & Body and Movements

Yoga

Dr. Sandhya P

Live Art workshop

Suresh Kumar G

Voice & Speech

M k Shankar

Gamaka (Voice Culture & Vachika Abhinaya)

Satyanarayana

Mime & Movement

Walter D'Souza

Acting & Theatre Games

Tulasidhar Kurup
Shankar Venkateshwaran
Manish Mitra

Acting / Improvisations

Rajesh Sharma
Pralayan

Acting & Speech

Prof S Ramanujam

Voice, Speech & Acting Realistic Acting & Process

Mallika Prasad
Shrish Dobal

 

Music and Sound

Light Music / Theatre Music

Hamsalekha

Theatre Music

Ramchandra Hadpad

Sound Design and Theatre Music

Bhooshan Bhatt

 

Sets, Stage Design, Properties Costumes & Make Up Workshop

Sets, Stage Design

Shashidhar Adapa

Costumes & Properties

Pramod Shigav

Make up

Ramakrishna Beltur

 

Literature, Language / Cultural Studies and Theatre History

Introduction to Bengaluru a Guided Tour

Suresh Kumar G

Kannada Language

Srinivas Prasad

Dravidian Language Studies

S G Siddaramaiah & Dr K Y Narayanswamy
Mamatha G Sagar

Primitive Theatre History

Kotaganahalli Ramaiah

Classical Indian Theatre History

H V Venugopal

Western Theatre History

KG Krishna Murthy

Amateur Theatre Movement

Gundanna

Artistry

Suresh Kumar

Acting & Acting Theory

Neveditha Bhargav

Acting & Stage Management

B.S. Patil Western

Theatre & Shakespeare

Prof. G.K Govinda Rao

World Drama

Dr. Pavithra, Nataraj Honnavalli

Acting

Stage / Film & Television by Girish Kasavaralli Samar Nikhathe, Prakash Belavadi & Manu Chakravarthi