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IGNOU Master of Performing Arts (Theatre Arts) (MPATA) Admission Eligibility

IGNOU Master of Performing Arts (Theatre Arts) (MPATA) Admission Eligibility

You can get the Prospectus  from the Registrar (SR&E), IGNOU, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-110068 and from Regional Centres, Study Centres, and IGNOU ARMY, NAVY, AIR FORCE AND ASSAM RIFLES Recognised Regional Centres. or you can  Click here for Common Prospectus to know  more details about the course.

Eligibility :  Any graduate with a Diploma in Acting/Theatre Arts or any graduate with five years of practical experience in theatre.

Course Fee: Rs. 2,500/-

Minimum Duration: 2 Years
Maximum Duration: 2 Years

Minimum Age: No bar
Maximum Age: No bar

Courses :


  • Fundamentals of Theatre and Drama
  • History and Development of Modern Indian Drama
  • History and Development of Modern Western Drama
  • Fundamentals of Acting
  • Fundamentals of Theatre Design
  • Scene Work


  • History of Classical Indian Drama
  • History and development of Classical, Neo Classical and Elizabethan Theatre
  • Acting Theory and Practical
  • Technical Theatre (Lighting)
  • Scene Work(Sanskrit/Classical)
  • Major Production(Realistic Play)


  • Folk and Traditional Theatre of India and Southeast Asia
  • Makers of Modern Theatre-Indian and Western
  • Fundamentals of Play Direction
  • Technical Theatre (Costumes, Make-up, Mask making)
  • Theatre for children: Theory and Practice
  • Scene Work (Narrative/Non-realistic)


  • Aesthetics: Indian and Western
  • Media Appreciation: Dance, Music, Painting, Film, Television with relation to Theatre
  • Specialization: Direction, Acting, Design, Theatre for Children
  • Theatre Research: Seminar Presentation
  • Drama through Media
  • Play Production (Major) (By an eminent guest director)

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