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B.A. Acting

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B.A. Acting

School of Film, Media and Creative Arts

Course Overview

This is a unique acting program with a liberal and creative arts foundation, comprising courses aligned to existing and emerging industry demands. Students are provided training in myriad careers in acting – performance, research and teaching – with greater emphasis on honing practical skills in local and international performance forms. The teaching pedagogy encompasses field experience and life projects. Students are encouraged to do performance internships and live acts, along with the curricular training to gain real-world experience and insight. Theatre history and evolution, film and television acting techniques, production and audition techniques, script writing and analysis, voice and movements, skit and street plays, acting for OTT and web series, training in music and dance are part of the curriculum. The school is dedicated towards preparing students for existing and emerging trends in the space of performing arts and acting for films, along with psychological training in coping with the uncertainties of a high-on glamour and expectations driven performance calling.

Career Destinations

Post-UG Career Destinations

Film, TV and OTT Acting, Acting Coach, Casting Director, Performance Therapy, YouTuber

Core Courses & Electives

Foundations and Instructions
Semester 1
[24 Credit]
1. Reading, Writing and Thinking/Storytelling
2. Classics of World Cinema
3. Photography and Filmmaking
4. Visual Communication and Aesthetics
5. Sculpture and Model Making
6. Indian Constitution and Citizenship
7. Digital Literacy
Semester 2
[24 Credit]
8. Introduction to Acting
9. Introduction to Film
10. Introduction to Media
11. Introduction to Animation
12. Indian Constitution and Citizenship
13. Self and Environmental Awareness
Major [All courses are 4 credits unless mentioned otherwise]
Semester 3 1. Theories of Acting and Appreciation
2. Body Craft and Exercises for an Artist
3. Voice Craft, Dialoguing, Improvisation and Spontaneity
4. Cinematography, Lighting and Production Design Creative Outputs – Stage Play / Dialogue Portfolio
Semester 4 5. Studying Stardom and Onscreen Acting
6. Styles and Schools of Acting [Indian/ Western/ Asian]
7. Costume Design and Make-Up
8. Editing and Sound Design Creative Outputs – Ad Film / Commercials
Semester 5 9. Personality Psychology
10. Dance and Choreography for Actors
11. Script, Screenplay and Character Development
12. Music, Lyrics and Playback [Dubbing and Music Sense] Creative Outputs – Music / Dance Video
Semester 6 13. Appreciating Melodrama and Film Music
14. Screen Acting for Streaming Platforms
15. Workshops with Industry Professionals
16. Feature Film Project Creative Outputs – Performance/Audition Showreels and Feature Film

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