Department of Dance

" Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire "   --George Bernard Shaw.

Dance is one of the most beautiful & important subject of SDM Govt. Music College. Dance dept. consists of three subjects .ie Kathak, Bharatnatyam & Manipuri. 'Visharad ' Course of Govt Music College was started with these three Dance Subjects with other subjects under Bhatkhende Vidyapith, Lucknow in 1964. The three subjects of Dance were introduced in Two year Degree course in 1997 & Three year Hons. Degree course in 2004. Dances were introduced in D.Mus. course in 2010. Dance is included in Core course of Rabindra Sangeet, Music of Bengal etc as practical for dance students in Choice Based Credit System(CBCS) Six Semester Bachelor Degree Programme in 2014. Now Kathak, Bharatnatyam & Manipuri Dance Subjects are running simultaneously in both of D.Mus & B.Mus (Hons) Degree Course. Kuchipudi Dance subject introduced in D.Mus Course only.

Eminent Artists Gurus & personalities from various Universities come to conduct workshops & Exams. e.g Dr.Indrani Roy (Bharatnatyam), Dr.Amita Datta (Kathak) Sri Asim Bandhu Bhattacharjee (Kathak) Guru K.Jatin Singha ( Manipuri Dance), Guru Kalaboti Devi (Manipuri Dance), etc. Eminent Bharatnatyam Artist and Guru of Tripura Dr.Padmini Chakraborty was the principal of this College.

The students of Dance Dept. mostly take part in various programs Organized by the College, ICA & other Govt / non-Govt organizations. Many pass-out students of Dance Dept. are now established in the various fields & scattered outside of Tripura. Some of them are famous artists.

Head of the Department:  SMT MANASHI GHOSH

Brief Profile of the Department

Total teaching Staff = 06

Asstt. Prof. = 01

Instructor = 04

Accompanist = 01

Year

No. of students admitted

No. of students passed

 

Degree

Diploma

Degree

Diploma

 

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2019

08-NIL-01

02-01-01-NIL

11-01-07

NIL-01-NIL-01

2018

 20-01-03

 06-01-01-NIL

08-02-03

 NIL-NIL-01-NIL

2017

07-02-04

09-01-02-NIL

10-NIL-07

 NIL-NIL-NIL-NIL

2016

14-01-11

 08-01-01-01

08-01-05

 NIL-NIL-NIL-NIL

2015

16-02-04

NIL-01-02-NIL

 04-NIL-04

 NIL-NIL-NIL-NIL