Theatre And Dance
And Music Halls
The centre provides facilities for Dramatics, Music
(vocal and instrumental) and Dancing (Indian and Ballet). An atmosphere of
creative music and rhythm pervades the Centre and preparations for dramatic, musical and dance programmes are constantly in operation. Apart from the Theatre and the Dance and Music Halls, there are several nuclei and centres for Dramatics, Music and Dance.
The theatre, which
has a capacity of about 1200, was opened in 1956, and the Dance and Music Halls
were opened in 1958.
The Centre arranges throughout
the year a variety of programmes of dramatic, dancing
and vocal and instrumental music. On every Saturday, students arrange, with
the help of the teachers, minor or major cultural programmes. In addition, there are
every year several special major programmes, and on
every 1st December there is a major programme of Dramatics in
connection with the celebration of the Anniversary of the Centre of Education.
Mother India, p.198, December 1968