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Visual and Performing Arts certificate course

Kolkata Centre for Creativity is coming up with 3 months long courses in both Visual Arts and Performing Arts for different age groups. These courses are specially curated to make an interdisciplinary understanding of art forms. Apart from learning about the topics through information and techniques, these courses are catering to work on creativity and imagination power. 
All the courses will be taught by expertise from art disciplines and during courses period some national performers and artists will come as facilitator. After 3 months, certification will be provided upon completion. 

•Registration Fees - INR 500 (One time) 
•Starting from 1st November
•Three months-long courses (Nov – Dec - Jan)
•Entry after the first two classes won’t be allowed 
•Certification upon completing the whole course

Age 3 – 5 years

A for Arts

Introduction to Art forms for Pre-schoolers

This course is designed to give basic knowledge of art forms to children so that their interest for art forms can be generated. In November, we are discussing on Kalighat painting, December will be on Miniature Painting and the course will end on January with Ajanta Cave Painting. 
Children will get some extraordinary knowledge not only art forms but there will an understanding of history as well. This course is specially designed for pre-schoolers with lots of images and colours.

Time - Saturday, 9.30 am - 10.30 am
Fees - INR 300 / Month;
INR 700 for 3 Months

D for Dance 

Introduction of different dance forms in India for Pre-schoolers

Description – This course is introducing Indian Classical Dance Forms to children. While giving the basic information, children will be encouraged to move and learn basics of forms as well. 
In first month, that is November, the course will cover all the classical dance forms. In December, we will learn Chhau through movements. January is covered with different Mudras of Classical dances. Children will be encouraged to find imaginative usage of Mudras in daily life.

Time - Sunday, 9.30 am - 10.30 am
Fees - INR 500/ Month
INR 1200 for 3 Month
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Age 5 – 8 years

Learn to Sketch

Learn basics of sketching and explore imagination

This course will encourage children to draw with their imagination. This is planned to build confidence and stimulate visualization. In this three-month course, students will be offered to learn about the fundamental and advanced techniques of sketching, example: line, light & shade and proportion while refining their skills in observation.
Participants will learn to observe and express their observations, through a variety of dry mediums with drawing pencil, colour pencil and oil pastels. 

Time - Saturday, 12 pm - 1.30 pm
Fees - INR 300 / Month
INR 700 for 3 Months

Play n Act 

Story making & Performance online through theatre games, craft & Creative Exercises

This course is designed with theatre, theatre games, improvisation techniques through body and imagination. Throughout the course, participants will be going through the process of theatre making. The course will cover acting techniques, movement improvisation and craft of story making. At the end of the course, children will be expected to make a production in group.  
This will enhance their creativity skills along with their ability to work in group. This course will bring dance, music, visual art together, hence, there will be a multidisciplinary learning for children. 
 
Time - Friday, 6 pm - 7.30 pm
Fees - INR 500 / Month;
INR 1200 for 3 Months
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Age 8 – 12 Years

Cartoon & Caricature 

Learn art of illustration to make your favourite cartoon character

This course is intended to make children learn the anatomy of cartoon characters including their body expressions, facial expressions and styles. This course aims to encourage a participant in making the illustration, be imaginative and thoughtful, express the emotions and scenes in a piece of literature with illustration.
This course will provide hands on experience of cartoon drawing, immerses them in the joy of learning art, and will inspire them to explore their imagination on a whole new level. They will be encouraged to create narratives with other participants on their art works.

Time - Thursday, 6 pm - 7.30 pm
Fees - INR 500 / month
INR 1200 for 3 months

Create your Dance 

Learning dance through gestures, music, imagination and make your own composition

The course is specially designed for children to teach dance techniques and enhance imagination power. How rhythm, poetry, music, story can initiate movements- these will be the learning factors of the course. At the end of 3 months, children will be encouraged to make one performance through their own idea.
This course is not only teaching techniques of dance but bringing multiple angles of how to create choreography. This will enhance children’s ability of imagination and improvisation. 

Time -  Sunday, 3 pm - 4.30 pm
Fees - INR 500 / Month
INR 1200 for 3 Months
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Age 12 – 16 Years

Create your drawing 

Learn different techniques of drawing

This course is designed to introduce to the Masters of Art through the curriculum from masterpieces of Paul Cezanne, Van Gogh and Henri Matisse at the same time engaging in feeling their art while creating them. Along with teaching knowledge of the fundamental drawing and colouring technique, the students will get technical knowledge of executing the drawings of different Planar Geometric Shapes, Solid (3 dimensional) Geometrical Objects and generation of different point(s)- linear Perspective based drawings and shading/ rendering the same in Pencil and Pen. 
This course will provide knowledge on both technical skill and aesthetic understanding related to this contemporary medium of Visual Arts.

Time - Sunday, 5 pm - 6.30 pm
Fees - INR 500 / Month
INR 1200 for 3 Months


Create a Play 

Write & Act in your own Play

This course is designed with theatre, theatre games, improvisation techniques through body and imagination. Throughout the course, participants will be going through the process of theatre making. The course will cover acting techniques, movement improvisation and play writing workshop. At the end of the course, children will be expected to write a play and they will be encouraged to direct and act in that. 
This will enhance their creativity skills along with their ability to work in group. This course will bring dance, music, visual art together, hence, there will be a multidisciplinary learning for children. 

Time - Saturday, 3pm - 4.30pm
Fees - INR 700 / Month
INR 1700 for 3 Months
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