Ph.D (Theatre Arts)

Intensive Research Programme

The focus of Doctoral program in Theatre Arts is to generate a knowledge-base in the area of Performance research and practice of theatre. Performance is seen as an inclusive filed encompassing all the genres of performance from traditional to contemporary, and explored in the backdrop of constituent and frontier domains like history, language, literature, anthropology, cultural studies, folklore, music and management in the social and historical context.

A flexible interdisciplinary framework is followed to enable researchers to carry out work in the area of performance studies. To bridge the domains of practice and research, practice as Research in Performance is encouraged.