CBSE Board Class 11 Odissi Dance Syllabus 2023-24 & Theory Notes

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Odissi Dance Syllabus Code No. 059 for Class -XI 11th CBSE Board 2023-24


CLASS–XI (2023-24)

Theory                                                       Total Marks: 100

Time-2 Hours                                      Marks:30

30 Periods

1. A brief history of Indian dance.

2. Short notes on myths related to: Kaliya Daman, Dashavatar, Vastra haran, theconcept of Nataraja, Draupadi Cheer haran, Neuni Chura (Makhan Chor).

3. Definition of the terms:

a) Nritta, Nritya and Natya

b) Matra, Laya, Taal, Avartana, Vibhaga (Anga)

c) Tandava and Lasya

d) Natyadharmi and Lokdharmi

e) Devadasi and Mahari

4. Brief explanation of the five segments of the basic repertoire of Odissi:

a) Mangalacharan,

b) Batu orSthayi,

c) Pallavi,

d) Abhinaya,

e) Moksha/ or any Tandav Dance,


Practical                                           Marks:70

100 Periods

1. Ability to demonstrate the elementary steps: Ten steps each in Chauk and Tribhanga position set to Ek tali in three speeds of Ekgun, Dugun and Chaugun.

2. Learning of one Arasas in chaturasra Jaati is abilty to recite the Sthayi Ukuta ofthe Arasa by showing the matras by hands.

3. Learning of Mangalacharan:

a) Demonstration of theitem

b) Recitation with hands of the ukutas of theitem

c) Naming the raga and tala the item is composedto

d) Identification of the hastasused

e) Identification and demonstration of the various components of the item:

  • Mancha Pravesha,
  • Pushpanjali
  • BhumiPranam
  • IshtaDeva
  • Vandana and Trikhandi / Sabha Pranam

f) Explanation/meaning of the slôka in the Ishta Deva Vandanaa

4. Asamyuta Mudra from the Abhinaya Darpana.

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