Foundation Training Program
This 6 years course designed and developed by Guru Dr Sucheta Chapekar and affiliated to Kalavardhini Charitable Trust offers practical and theoretical training in the basics of Bharatnatyam. It provides integrated approach towards Indian classical dance, particularly Bharatnatyam. It provides an opportunity for students to improve physical fitness and gain strength, to increase concentration level and confidence. This course helps them in their overall development that is physical and mental development along with having relaxing hours by indulging into dance.
Intermediate Training Program
In this course, along with the syllabus developed by Kalavardhini Charitable Trust, students appear for Gandharva Mahavidyalaya exams. They learn complex set of compositions. They are also given special training through body conditioning, taalam, workshops of eminent artists and published material related to dance. By the end of this course their perspective towards dance is broadened and they get a view of the professional dance world.
Advance Training Program
In this course, along with the syllabus developed by Kalavardhini Charitable Trust, students appear for the Visharad and Alankar level exams of Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. They are to be part or full time dance professionals. They are also offered teaching and performance internships which help them to gain experience in various aspects of dance like lights, sound, choreography, costumes, event management etc.
Have passion for dance but didn’t get an opportunity to learn? Then this is the course for you. These modules are planned for the duration of 2 months with a fixed syllabus. They are suitable for working professionals, housewives, overseas students and can be modified according to the age and previous training if any.
Special module for students from Defence background
This module is specially designed for students from Defence background. Continuity in pursuing some hobby or training is disturbed for children of Defence personnel with the basic nature of their work. These modules are prepared in a way to facilitate these children to keep their passion for dance alive. Currently this module is offered in two levels of 1 year each.