B.A - Natya
About the Department
The Department of Natya of Dr. M.G.R Janaki College of Arts & Science For Women offers a five Year integrated M.A course started in 2005.
This is the only College offering this course in Chennai City. Dance, Music & Drama are taught in both theory and Practice. Allied subjects such as Ancient Indian History, Philosophy, Architecture, Sculpture, Painting & Inscriptions are included in the syllabus. Educative lectures are given by experts and eminent personalities from different fields of study.
- Practical Natya covers training in Theatre-exercises,
- Sound & Lighting systems,
- Costumes & Stage Designing.
- Project work & documentation of common & rare art forms.
Faculty and Staff
|02||Ms. B. Sheema Balakrishnan
||M.A., M.Phil., (MUSIC)
|03||Mrs. Jhansi Singh
||M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed
|04||Mrs. Saradha Sethuraman
|05||Mr. Padma Kumar
||M.A., SET, PGDYT (YOGA)
|06||Dr. G. Karthikeyan
||M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. (THEATRE)
- Yoga-2005,2006 & 2008
- Jewellery Making-2007
- Bhajans & Devotional Songs-2009
- Teachers Training Course in HandiCrafts-2010
- Teachers Training Course in HandiCrafts-2011
- Library Books
- Audio & Video Cassettes
- As faculty in performing arts in Schools and Colleges
- Travel & Culture Tourism
- Event Management
- Public Shows
- Mass Media-Radio,Television & Cinema
- Research in Performing arts
- Art Historian
Association and Club Activities
Department Hosted “Sthree Vaibhavam” For Madras Day Celebrations In Our College On 2009 60 Students From Various Departments Participated
LECTURE DEMONSTRATION ON ETHINO MUSIOLOGY BY DR. EDNA FROM OHIO UNIVERSITY - 2009
LECTURE DEMONSTRATION BY V.R.DEVIKA ON SIVA, NATARAJA& STARS -2009
PERFORMED ON SIVARATRI CELEBRATION 2009 FOR HERITAGE CLUB
CONDUCTED QUIZ COMPETITION FOR MADRAS DAY ON AUGUST 2010
Lecture demonstration on heritage of tamilnadu on 9th march 2011 by mr .k. Sridaran, tamilnadu state department of archaeology.
Performed pushpanjali and karanas for Heritage club on march 9th 2011.
Lecture Demonstration On Sathya Studios Now & Then On 17th August 2011 By Mr .Randour Guy , A Film Maker & A Film Historian.
Lecture Demonstration On Dance & Music Revealed From Sculptures By Dr.S.Vasanthi, Registering Officer , Archeaology Dept,Govt.Of Tamilnadu On 12th January 2012
|Sl.No||Name of the Candidate||Topic||Period|
|1||N. Kiruthika||Historical survey of Research into Natyasastra (M.A DISSERTATION)||2009-2010|
|2||P.S. Swarnamalini||Commentaries & Related Works on Natyasastra (M.A DISSERTATION)||2009-2010|
|3||K.Kala||A Comparitive study of Natyasastra & Agamasastra (M.A DISSERTATION)||2010-2011|
|4||V. Manjupriya||Natyasastra & Martial Arts A Comparative Study (M.A DISSERTATION)||2010-2011|
Department Guest Lectures
|NAME OF THE SPEAKER||TOPIC||DATE|
|Dr.PAPPU VENUGOPAL||JAYADEVA’S ASHTAPADI||2009|
|Dr. SUBBULAKSHMI MOHAN||PANCAMARABU||2009|
|Dr. EDNA||ETHINO MUSIOLOGY||2009|
|MR.SRIDHARAN||HERITAGE OF TAMILNADU||2011|
|Ms.S.VASANTHI||DANCE & MUSIC REVEALED FROM SCULPTURES||2012|
Department Seminars And Workshops
INAUGURATION OF NATYA DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES BY SWAMY DAYANANDA SARASWATHI & DR.PADMA SUBRAMANIYAM 2006
DEPARTMENT CONDUCTED ORIENTATION WORKSHOP FOR XII STD STUDENTS ON JULY 2007 INAUGURATED BY VIOLIONIST T.N.KRISHNAN
NATYA DEPARTMENT IN ASSOCIATION WITH RANGA MANDIRA TRUST ORGANISED A NATIONAL SEMINAR ON DANCE ,DIVINITY & PERFORMANCE SPACE ON JANUARY 2010 .
STATE LEVEL SEMINAR ON NATYANUBHAVA ON JANUARY 20TH 2011 .
LECTURE DEMONSTrATION BY Dr.K.R SEETHALAKSHMI, Head of the Dept. of music .
STATE LEVEL SEMINAR ON dance ,music & theatre Inaugurated by DR.TAMIZHACHI THANGAPANDIAN, FORMER ASST.PROF IN ENGLISH LITERATURE IN QUEEN MARY’S COLLEGE ON September 26TH 2011 .
LECTURE DEMONSTrATION BY Dr. bhuvaneshwari on sept 2011 .
NATIONAL THEATRE WORKSHOP ON ENACTMENT & THEATRE PRODUCTION ON JANUARY 23RD_ 25TH 2012 .