Class Schedule and Fee
Dance classes are scheduled at the time of enrolment students can changed the timing based of availability at the discretion of the teacher, classes are held weekly for an hour (approx.) fee is monthly due on the first class of the month (fee is not per class and hence no refund for missed classes). If the class is canceled by the teacher due to conflict every effort will be made to reschedule the class or refund will be given. To reduce distraction for the kids parents are requested to drop off the students and leave or wait outside. In case if the parents are leaving the kids should come back on time to pick their kids.
|Foxboro||Upton (Sat. only)||N Chelmsford (Sun. only)|
|32 Commercial St.||1 Church St.||31 Princeton St.|
Teaching Pattern & Rules Age
The mimimum age to start dance is 6 years completed. Kids under that age can attend theory classes where the students will learn the contents of Natya shastra and Abhinaya Darpanam (science of dance)
Students learn basic and advanced steps in this level. Student usually takes 12 to 18monts to graduate from this level.
Student learns complicated combinations of steps called Jathis. Jathis are divided into:1.Chaturasrajathi jathis (12 jathis), followed by 1st item. 2. Thisra & misra jathi (8 jathis), followed by 2nd item. 3. Khanda & Sankeerna jathi jathis(4 jathis), followed by 3rd item. To graduate from this level the student takes about 2-3 yrs.
This level starts from the 4th item on covery more intricate details. to finish this level students need to complete at least one item in each category of Kuchipudi dance form. Usually takes a minimum of 3-4 yrs (8-12 items).
This is the highest level in this level students learn more advanced items involving abhinaya.
After finishining the advanced level the student is eligible form Rangapravesam (graduation debut of solo performance). When students are ready for this graduation will be announced one year prior to the event date. Theory Classes: Along with the regular dance classes, theory classes will be scheduled, where the students will learn the contents of Natya shastra and Abhinaya Darpanam (science of dance).
All the material required will be provided. Theory classes are divided to 4 levels. Students will be promoted to the next level on successfully completing their level. In completion of all 4 levels student will be awarded a graduation certificate with a title.