Sanskritiki: Natyashala Club

About Natyashala Club

"Natyashala Kala Club", under the umbrella of Sanskritiki, University of Lucknow is a hub where teachers and students come together to share an interest in theater, acting, and performing arts.
Natyashala Kala Club tries to integrate all the four different styles of Natya or stylized acting viz a viz- 1) The Graceful, 2) The Energetic, 3) The Grand and 4) The Verbal. It will provide the participants a platform to combine Nrtta (technique of rendering the rhythm i.e. tala through movements), Natya (the science of body language, hand gestures and facial expressions culminating in the eye movement) and Nritya (the interpretative dance).
Thus Natyashala Kala Club is an excellent opportunity for all to actualize their talents through theatre. It will also organize theatrical workshops for the members to hone their acting skills as well as gain confidence for stage performances.
In addition to this Natyashala Kala Club will be beneficial in terms of career development. Participation in Natyashala Kala Club can be especially helpful if students are interested in pursuing a career in the fields of arts, entertainment or media Industries.
Natyashala Kala Club will also help in improving the members the following talents in their personality makeup:
  1. Creativity and Imagination: Natyashala Kala encourages creativity and imagination, helping individuals to think outside the box and come up with new and innovative ideas.
  2. Empathy and Emotional Intelligence: Natyashala Kala can help individuals develop empathy and emotional intelligence by allowing them to connect with and understand the experiences and perspectives of others.
  3. Perseverance and Discipline: Engaging in Natyashala often requires dedication, discipline, and the ability to persist in the face of challenges.
  4. Self-Expression and Confidence: Natyashala Kala provides an outlet for self- expression and can help individuals to develop a sense of identity and confidence in their abilities.
  5. Appreciation of Diversity: Natyashala Kala can expose individuals to different cultures, perspectives, and ideas, promoting a greater understanding and appreciation of diversity.
Thus the club organizes events to improve their members' skills in acting, stage craft, and other aspects of theatre production. All the activities of the Natyashala Kala Club will be based on the themes of social relevance for example, creating gender sensitivity, promoting mental health issues, generating positive and responsible attitude towards social changes, understanding relationship issues, social equality etc.

The Team

President Prof. Madhurima Pradhan
Department of Psychology
University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007
Mobile: 9415188700
Email: pradhan.madhurima@gmail.com
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Coordinator Dr. Manini Srivastava
Department of Psychology
University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007
Mobile: 8004430853
Email: psychologistmanini@gmail.com
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Coordinator Dr. Krishnaji Srivastava
Department of Hindi
University of Lucknow
Lucknow - 226007
Mobile: 9807760052
Email: srivastavakrishnaji@gmail.com
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Coordinator Dr. Saifuddin Ahmad
Institute of Management Sciences 
University of Lucknow (Second Campus)
Lucknow - 226031
Mobile: 9838683362
Email: saifahmad19@gmail.com
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