Sunday, August 8, 2010

NCA launches its Bachelors Degree in Theatre

RAWALPINDI, The National College of Arts (NCA), Rawalpindi campus, has launched a four-year degree program in theatre.

The initiative was taken after two years of creative theatre activities in the college nurtured by performing arts luminaries and academics like Arif Jafri, Fazal Jatt, Indu Mitha, Zia Mohyeddin, Claire Pamment, Farooq Qaiser, Fasihur Rehman, Sarmad Sehbai, Rehan Sheikh and Dr Anna Suvorova, says a press release issued by the college.

The NCA is the only institution in the country which offers an undergraduate degree in theatre.
The degree program is aimed to develop the intellectual and practical artistry, craft and attitude of professional actors and directors who have a comprehensive foundation of all areas of theatrical practice.
The program is led by faculty comprising eminent academics and practitioners from within the country and abroad.It is anticipated that the students after graduation will bring further activity to the city by joining the college’s theatre as repertory artists.

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