Drama in Delhi

Drama is a form of entertainment, where we laugh and shed tears along with the performers. It expresses the mode of fiction mirrored in performance. It can be in the form of stage shows, theater, plays etc. In today's generation most of  these forms of entertainment are taken in a different direction. It now creates awareness about political, social and cultural evilness of a country. There are many classes which can offer you this art of entertaining the public in many style and form. Unaffected by any foreign influence, India  is one of the few countries  which can bluster its indigenous drama. Bharta or Bhasa is the "founder" or "father" of Indian drama.

Indian Drama is the exhibition of unjust  zeal of love which is not considered as staid or aesthetically acceptable; nor ornate  expressions of hate, jealousy, or anger--in fact, nothing sensational or vicious. There are also stock figures, such as the polished courtesan, the jester, the down to earth confidant and friend of the hero. There are also stock comic situations as well as other devices of the stage that are   well known and as popular in India as elsewhere.

With the upcoming years, there has been an increasing demand for these classes- National School of Drama is one of the most renown in India and Delhi.

National School of Drama

The national School of Drama is one of the chief theatre  training school in the world and the one kind in India. Sangeet Natak Akademi  set up this theatre as one of its constituent units in 1959. It became an independent entity and was registered as an autonomous organization under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, fully financed by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in 1975. This school  covers every aspect of theory which is done practically. It's a three year  programme. This theatre covers syllabus of all forms of drama and practical performance experience --from  Sanskrit Drama, Traditional Indian drama, Modern Indian drama, Asian Drama and Western Drama which will give the students a solid grounding in the art of theatre. Besides its  3 year  training programme, the school has started new vistas in the areas of children’s theatre and workshops.

Drama in DelhiThe School has two performing wings –

The Repertory Company and Theatre-in-Education Company

The Repertory Company began in 1964 with four artistes - Ms. Meena Williams, Shri Ramamurthy, Ms. Sudha Shivpuri and Shri Om Shivpuri -with the objective of training the students to master the field of theatre professionally. The second performing wing the-  ‘Theatre-In-Education Company’ (Sanskar Rang Toli) was established in October 16, 1989, and is one of the most important theatre education resource centres in the country.

Apart from these two wing the school also extensive Programme, a publication section and a literary forum named Shruti.The Publication Unit of the National School of Drama publishes book,  arranging for the translation of important books on theatre from English into Hindi and bringing out other important books on theatre. It organises festivals, events, exhibitions for awareness.

Address:
Bahawalpur House, Plot No.1, Bhagwandas Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Sikandra Rd, Bhagwan Das Lane, Mandi House, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Phone: 011-23382821

Acting Classes in Delhi

Wish-E-Shan
Balaji House, Azadpur, Gopal Nagar, Model Town, New Delhi, DL 110009
Phone: 09654245200

Ambuj Arts Association

Hari Nagar Clock Tower, Nanak Pura, Hari Nagar, New Delhi, DL 110064
Phone:  07428517191

Zennia
A-26/4, Dlf City Phase I Gurgaon, Gurgaon - 122001    
Phone: 011-66357750

Kalakriti Foundation
130, Chitra Vihar, Near Preet Vihar, Vikas Marg, Delhi - 110092    
Phone: 011-22441433, 9810241130

Chhaon Theater Group

34, Top Floor, Mayur Bhawan, Shankar Market, Near Old Super Bazar And Near Shop No 90, Connaught Place, Delhi - 110001  
Phone: 011-66223510

Anantha Arts
408, Opposite Karkadooma Metro Station & Near Pind Baluchi, Karkardooma, Delhi - 110092  
Phone : (011) 66731688
Strengths Theatre Academy

Sahitya Kala Parishad
18-A, Near Jnu, Industrial Area, Satsang Vihar Marg, Munirka, Delhi - 110067    
Phone : 011-26512411

Craft Film School 272
1ST Floor, Naharpur Car Market,Near State Bank Of Hyderabad, Rohini Sector-7, Delhi - 110085    Phone : 011-32956855

Indian Academy Of Dramatic Arts
105, Mor Pocket, Near Bhairo Mandir, Opposite Nehru Place, Kalkaji, Delhi - 110019  
Phone : 011-64663040

Indian Film & Television Institute
585, Near metro station, Kakrola, Dwarka, Delhi - 110075    
Phone : 9818216282

Helen O Graty Drama Academy
B-51, Inner Circle,Nr Vengors, Vasant Vihar, Connaught Place, Delhi - 110001    
Phone : 011-43592871

Ruchika Theater Group
S-268, Part II, Greater Kailash, Delhi - 110048    
Phone : 011-29219862

Bollywood Institute Of Dance & Drama

L G Flr,Saptura Tower, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad, Ghaziabad - 201010    
Phone : 0120-55250031

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    ruchi from Delhi 456 Days ago

    Hi iam 40+ and want to pursue my passion in acting , in theater, can anyone suggest / help me regarding this

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    Jay from Delhi 1378 Days ago

    i have interest in drama and want to join the theater, can you suggest me how can i join it?

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    Delhionline.in Expertfrom 1377 Days ago

    The acting classes mentioned in the list can help you begin with theater lessons.

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    Rounak Singh from Raipur 1453 Days ago

    I am 14 years old boy. I want to become an actor. I have to take acting class. I want to know the charges of those institute and also suggest me some cheapest institute.
    Thanks

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    delhionline.in Expertfrom 1137 Days ago

    Hi! Visit the drama school  mentioned in our list to know in detail about charges, security deposits and more.

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