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M.A. Theatre Arts

Passionate about the field of theatre arts and dramatics? Aspiring to make a career in theatre arts and other related fields in performing arts? M.A in Theatre Arts is a suitable course for those aspiring to make a mark in theatre art, its administration, research and in films and the electronic media.

Course Name: M.A. Theatre Arts
Group: M.A.
Stream: Art & Design
Course Category: Fine Arts
Duration: 2 years


Among the various art forms that come under the category of performing arts, theatre arts is one popular art form. Even though marginalized by the mass popularity of the film industry and the electronic media, theatre arts is still very popular in many of the cities and big towns across the country. Such postgraduate courses in theatre art helps, as it provides an avenue for employment to those culturally oriented and want to make theatre as their career. It also helps in providing suitably trained performing artists for the theatre, plays, dramatics, film and the television world. The course endeavours to inculcate the necessary training by emulating modern technologies in the field of theatre arts.

Eligibility and course duration

A graduate degree in any of the streams from a recognized university. It is a full time course and the entire course gets covered in 2 years.

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M.A. Theatre Arts - Colleges & Admission Notifications

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College Name
Indira Kala Sangeet University, Chandigarh
Nizam College, Telangana

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More about the course

This course in theatre art enables you to get an understanding about aspects like playwriting, acting, direction, stagecraft and production. India is a vast country with diverse cultures. Through this course you come to know and understand the diverse forms this art is practised across the country. By giving the new generation an opportunity to get acquainted with Indian culture, the course adds value to the theatre culture in the country. An integrated course, it combines modern theatrical practices with that of the traditional forms, once practiced in India. It also takes its structure from that from the western world. The topics you are likely to go through are: Dramatic literature and theatre history, stagecraft and theatre techniques, set designing, costume designing, lighting aspects, make up, music, acting, dance, theatre architecture, playwriting, theatre management, art administration and more.

Job opportunities

M.A in theatre art opens up opportunities for you as an actor, dramatist, playwriter, director, producer, stage manager, theatre manager, choreographer and for various other roles in the field of theatre, plays and dramatics. Once you gain the experience and learn the art well, you can also work as a teacher in the various drama schools/institutes in the country or set up your own academy for budding artists. You can even have commercial runs of your own home productions. The knowledge and expertise that you gain from this course and subsequent working in the field, can be utilised by you for undertaking PhD programs in the field.

M.A. Theatre Arts Admissions for 2022 - 2023 Academic Year

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