The Indian Classical Dance Pedagogy Certificate, offered in partnership with the Department of Dance at UNC Charlotte, is a theoretical take on formal, standard, and innovative procedures that can be employed in the teaching and learning of Indian classical dance.
Indian classical dance is an umbrella term that comprises of eight dance forms, namely Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Manipuri, Kathhak, Sattriya, Kathakali, Mohiniattam, and Kuchipudi, that are recognized by the Indian nation-state. Focusing on standardized dance education practices in India, US diaspora, and higher education, this program brings in perspectives of established educators in the field of performance, creative practice, and scholarship. This certificate also includes a module on arts administration and management as tailored towards Indian classical forms of expression.
Who Should Attend?
- Aspiring and seasoned dance educators working in the various genres of Indian classical dance
- Advanced students of dance seeking additional studies in Indian classical dance pedagogy