List of Postgraduate Courses in Dance Stream


Dance is an art form used for nonverbal communication. The dancer performs dancing by moving his body according to the rhythms or music. It is a way of expressing the feelings of an individual in a particular situation. There are different dance forms across India. Each state in India has its own dance form.

The dance forms include classical and modern dance. There are a lot of sub-divisions that comes under it. A student can learn different dance forms from a renowned dance school or a well-trained dance teacher. While learning the same, the students have to maintain proper physique so as to eliminate injuries. There are different dance schools worldwide, which offer training in a range of dance forms. Aspirants who have flair in dancing can do any of the dance type. There are many diploma, UG and PG courses in dancing. Those who wish to do the postgraduation in dancing are required to complete the undergraduation in the respective areas. Some of the PG courses in dancing are listed below.

List of Postgraduate Courses

  • Master in Dance – Bharatnatyam or Kathak
  • Mater of Arts in Classical Indian Dance Forms
  • Master of Arts in Bharatnatyam
  • Master of Performing Art – Bharatnatyam
  • Master of Arts in Angika Lok Natya
  • Masters in Dance - Odissi
  • Masters in Dance - Kathakali
  • Masters in Dance - Mohini Attam

Career Prospects

There is much scope for those who have completed various courses in dancing. Most of these dancing forms will take extensive period as to master the same. On successful completion of PG courses in dancing, will enable a dancer to become a trainer in many of these institutes and perform dance professionally. There are quite a few institutes which offer course in these areas. Some of the popular institutes offering courses include Kala Sadhanalaya, Kalabhavan, Lasya Academy These dancers can demonstrate their ability in stage shows, media and so on. They can even start their own dance schools. Professionals who have technical as well as intellectual ideas can work as Choreographers. Their work profile mainly comprises of creating new steps and trends in dancing. Professionals who have outstanding potential can earn excellent remuneration.



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