CBSE Board Class 12 Odissi Dance Syllabus 2023-24 & Theory Notes

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Odissi Dance Syllabus Code No. 059 for Class -XII 12th CBSE Board 2023-24


CLASS–XII (2023-24)

Theory                                                        Total Marks: 100

Time-2 Hours                                               Marks:30

30 Periods

1. Elementary knowledge about the three styles of Chhau: Mayurbhanj, Seraikel laand Purulia.

2. Brief notes on the lives and contribution of the three Gurus: Guru Pankaj CharanDas, Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra and Guru Deba Prasad Das.

3. Elementary introduction to the texts; Natya Shastra, Abhinaya Darpana, and Abhinaya Chandrika:

a) Identification of the author (approximate date)

b) Basicoverview of the broad areas covered in the context of each text.

c) Myths regarding the origin of dance according to eachtext.

4. Basic understanding of the term ABHINAYA and definition of its four aspects:angika, vachika, aharya andsattvik.

5. Rasa: Definition and short explanation of the ninerasas.

6. Short noteson:

a) The Aharya of Odissi.

b) The music accompaniment of Odissi.

7. Brief explnation of the following terms: (Unit IV ClassXI)

a) Nritta, Nritya andNatya

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

c) Tandava and Lasya

d) Natyadharmi andLokdharmi

8. Write some names of Folk Dances of Odisha



Practical                                                      Marks:70

100 Periods

1. Learning and practice of one Pallavi:

a) Definition of the term Pallavi.

b) Demonstration of the item.

c) Recitation of the ukutas of the item with hands.

d) Identification of the Raga, Taal and the Choreographer of the item.

e) Identification of the hastas and the bhangis used in the item.

2. Ability to show different Paad bhedas and bramaris.

3. Practice of Patak Hasta Mudra Viniyog acc to Abhinaya Darpan.

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