RAJARAVIVARMA K.R. Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Performing Arts
  • School of Performing Arts
  • avkoodam@live.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PhD Theory of Acting in Modern Tamil Theatre University of Madras 2003
2 UGC-NET DRAMA University Grants Commission 1992
3 MA Drama and Theatre Arts Pondicherry University 1990
4 BSc Physics Bharathidasan University 1987

Area of Specializaion

Acting, Actor Training, Theories of Acting, Movements and Choreography, Applied Theatre, Theatrical Martial Arts, Theatre Games, Folk dance and Therukuthu.

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Best Teacher in Department of Performing Arts REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2018 Nil
2 Best Teacher in Department of Performing Arts REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2015 Nil
3 Best Teacher in Department of Performing Arts REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2012 Nil

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Performing Arts Pondicherry University
2 Guest Faculty Theatre Arts University of Hyderabad
3 Guest Faculty Theatre Arts University of Hyderabad
4 Guest Faculty Theatre Arts University of Hyderabad
5 Guest Faculty Theatre Arts University of Hyderabad

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Research Coordinator Koothu-P-Pattarai Trust Koothu-P-Pattarai,Chennai Thanjavur Kuthu and Parai Dance
2 Research Supervisor in India to Ms.Irani Cippician Arts Institute Campinas University (UNICAMP),Brazil Folk Theatre: Therukuthu
3 Member in Research forum -Intercultural Department of Performing Arts University of Campinas, Brazil Intercultural Performances Making

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Actor Koothu-P-Pattarai,Chennai Actor and actor trainer , acting in different play productions,conducting Training programmes , workshops and rehearsals director.
2 Master Trainer Chennai Kalai Kuzhu and SIRD,Cheenai Acting and Preparing plays for Street theatre Programme and train various street theatre groups of Tamilnadu
3 Master Trainer Chennai Kalai Kuzhu and SIRD,Chennai Acting and Preparing Plays for Street theatre Programmes and train the various Street theatre groups of Tamilnadu
4 Actor Doordharshan - Podhigai TV -Chennai Acting in Short Film - Payanam Thodargirathu
5 Actor Penta media ,Chennai Acting in 3D Animation Movie - Pandavas

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks
1 The Infectious - Play Production Awareness on Covid-19 Public awareness on Corona virus through a play performance - Online
2 Collaborative online performances Movement and Choreography Intercultural Performance Making in Online with Brazilian University Estadual de Campinas

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Social Drama: A Dramatical Method for Non-Aesthetical Events Suresh Chandra Das R.S & K.R.Rajaravivarma Modern Tamizh Research Vol.8, Issue 2 & Pages:719 - 727 2020 ---
2 Actor Training Through Devised Play Production Dr.K.R.Rajaravivarma, P.Muthukumar Journal Of Emerging Technologies And Innovative Research Vol.6/Issue.3/728-730 2019 5.87
3 Theatre As A Psychosocial Intervention Tool For De-Addiction Programmes Suresh Chandra Das , Dr.K.R.Rajaravivarma Journal Of Emerging Technologies And Innovative Research Vol.6/Issue.4/ 215-217 2019 5.87
4 Designing Warming up for a Theatre Production Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA VL Media Solutions Volume 2 Number 4: 23 - 30 2013 ----
5 Creative Drama for Pre-Primary School Teachers Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Contemporary Discourse Volume – 3 , Issue – I , 65 – 69 2012 ----
6 Challenges in Modern Tamil Theatre Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Contemporary Discourse Volume – 3 , Issue – 2 ,90 – 94 2012 ----

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Regional Martial Arts in Health Maintenance. Dr.K.R.Rajaravivarma www.srijansamay.in ISSN:2456-771X ; 1-10 2017 ---
2 Role of Theatre in Modern Indian Society Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA VL Media Solutions volume 2/No-1,69 - 74 2012 ----

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Actor Training Through Folk Theatre(Therukuthu) Techniques involved Play Production Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Seminar Essays on Folklore 179 - 188 2018
2 Kothu-p-pattaraiyin valarchuku vitthitta moondru mukkiya nadagangal Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Dramas in Tamil: History and Development 73 - 81 2013
3 Key problems and solution in relation with Theatre in Education Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Learning and Teaching method of Drama 86 - 99 2011

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 BDTS 21: Introduction of World Famous Play Writers. Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Tamilnadu Open University 2019 Course Study Materials(English) (Completed)
2 BDTS 21 Introduction of World Famous Play Writers Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Tamilnadu Open University 2019 Course Study Material (Tamil) (in process)
3 DDTA 02 Universal Theory of Acting Methods Dr.K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Tamilnadu Open University 2018 Course Study Material (English)
4 DDTA 02 Universal Theory of Acting Methods K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Tamilnadu Open University 2018 Course Study Materials (Tamil)
5 Theory of Acting in Modern Tamil Theatre K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA The Parkar ,Chennai 2006 Nil

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Unit 3: Performing Arts : Drama K.R.Rajaravivarma SED 52:Drama and Arts in Education Tamilnadu Open University 2019 Course Study Materials (Tamil)
2 Unit-3: Performing Arts: Drama K.R.Rajaravivarma SED 52:Drama and Arts in Education Tamilnadu Open University 2018 Course Study Materials (English)
3 Redefinition of Acting and Actor K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Crea-Acting Ashmita Prakashan, Allahabad 2013 978-81-905720-3-3
4 Kothu-p-pattaraiyin valarchuku vitthitta moondru mukkiya nadagangal K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Dramas in Tamil: History and Development, Bodhivanam, Chennai: 2013 978-93-89690-20-9
5 Key problems and solution in relation with Theatre in Education K.R.RAJARAVIVARMA Learning and Teaching method of Drama Bodhivanam, Chennai: 2011 978-93-89690-80-7

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Seminar Essays M.Ramakrishnan,K.M.Anil, S.Mahalakshmi, K.R.Rajaravivarma Progress Publication, Calicut, Kerala 2018 978-93-84638-69-6
2 Patharvellai Ramanathanin Thirukural Oviyangal K.R.Rajaravivarma, K.R.Ashokan, K.R.Bharathidasan and K.R.Bhavani Devi Ragaas,Chennai 2009 Nil

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Reforming Silambam (Stick Fight) Techniques to the Need of Body Culture of Common People UGC One Year 1.45 2012

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Advanced Acting techniques Jaffna University, SriLanka 3 months 0.45 2010

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2021 MPA 5 Performing Arts
2 2020 MPA 5 Performing Arts
3 2019 MPA 3 Performing Arts
4 2019 MPA 3 Performing Arts
5 2018 MPA 1 Performing Arts
6 2017 MPA 1 Performing Arts
7 2016 MPA 1 Performing Arts
8 2015 MPA 1 Performing Arts
9 2014 MPA 1 Performing Arts
10 2013 M.PHIL 3 Performing Arts
11 2012 M.PHIL 1 Performing Arts
12 2011 MPA 1 Performing Arts
13 2011 M.PHIL 3 Performing Arts
14 2009 M.PHIL 5 Performing Arts
15 2008 M.A. 1 Performing Arts
16 2008 M.PHIL 1 Performing Arts

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 T.Vadivel 30-07-2012 12140004 Folk Performance elements in Modern Tamil Theatre YES 20-08-2018 YES 26-02-2020
2 Swapna Narzary 25-10-2011 1140005 Transition in Bodo Arts with Special Reference to Bagurumba and Tal Thungri YES 30-07-2018 YES 26-02-2020
3 Suresh Chandra Das R.S. 25-09-2015 20151140001 An Explorative Study on Corporate Theatre YES 20-09-2021 NO
4 PB Sumesh 19-07-2018 13140003 Enhancing Actors Art through Martial Arts and Yoga Oriented Training YES 09-04-2021 NO
5 Neeraj Upadhyay 19-07-2013 13140004 Cultural Perspective of Ramleela NO NO
6 Savita Rani 18-02-2014 13140013 Contemporary Performance Practices YES 01-10-2019 YES to be awarded
7 Priyanka Sharma 10-08-2012 12140009 A study of Actor and Character of Natyasastra from Feminist Point of View YES 28-06-2018 YES to be awarded
8 Manishkumar 09-12-2013 13140012 Cultural Hegemony in Natyasastra YES 31-08-2020 YES to be awarded
9 Anita Gupta 07-08-2012 12140007 Stylisation in Indian Contemporary Theatre : A special Reference to Heisnam Kanhailal and Devendra Raj Ankur YES 21-01-2019 YES to be awarded
10 Aiswarya Lakshmi G. 04-05-2021 2000140001 Evolution of Angika Abhinaya in Bharathanatyam NO NO
11 R.Sugantha Lakshmi 03-11-2008 08140001 Life of Transgenders: The Role of Theatre in their Development (Tamil) /Guide: Late.Prof.K.A.Gunasekaran YES 18-10-2013 YES 26-02-2020

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 Voice & Speech Theatre In Education Others 2021 Zoom meeting ID: 623 756 5784 Passcode :school4us: Tha.Mu Ea.Ka.Sa. Organisation. Public
2 Concept and Approaches to Actor training by Na.Muthuswamy Actor Traingng & Actor profession Others 2021 https://meet.google.com/enz-nuhz-hjh Theatre Groups of NSD Pass outs & Actor Nasser Acting System
3 Theories of Acting in Tamil Modern Theatre Webinar on Introduction to Tamil Theatre Others 2020 https://youtu.be/iTze2OQp7OU Cenral University of Tamilnadu, Thiruvarur Public
4 Teacher as an Actor Webinar Others 2020 https://meet.google..com/Yxy-Sgxs-Yox KSR College of Education, Namakkal Participants of Teacher Training Course and Teachers
5 Importance of Actors training in Tamil Theatre Activities The various Elements of Drama Activities in Modern Tamil Theatre Others 2020 meet.google..co/zat-gwar-qvp Donbosco college, Elagiri, Thirupatthur, Tamilnadu General Public and College Students
6 12 steps to Stanislavski's System of Acting Acting Systems in the Theatre Others 2020 https://meet.google.com/xaw-jvok-fad Online Webinars -Acting Systems Acting System
7 Relevance of Theatre in Today's Circumstances(Tamil) The Importance of Theatre in Scoiety and Culture Others 2020 https://www.facebook.com/aisftamilnadu1936/videos/168382164557643/ AISF, Tamilnadu General Public
8 YOGAVUM KUDUMBA VAZHALKAIYUM The relationship of yoga in day- to- day life Others 2019 www.DD puducherry Station Director, DD Puducherry Producer, DD Puducherry
9 Padangalum Pathaigalum Interview: Theatre and its relevance Others 2018 www. DD Puducherry/Padangalum Pathaigalum DD Puducherry Public
10 Interview in English on the Indian Theatre Indian Theatre, its evolution past,present and Future Scenario with illustration of Famous theatre Personalities Others 2010 www.all india radio/puducherry Station Director, All India Radio All India Radio, Puducherry

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Mahabharata Immersion Training Programme Ritambhara,Kothagiri International 02-02-2020 08-02-2020 2020
2 The relevance of street theatre and performing arts in the modern times of technological innovation Invited Lecture Rotary Club West Madras Regional 21-05-2020 21-05-2020 2020
3 Tai-Chi-Chiqong & Theatre Games Training Programme SUM School, Cumbam, Tamilnadu School Level 24-01-2020 25-01-2020 2020
4 Addressing Social Complexities Through Theatre Orientation Programme for MSW First Year students,Pondicherry University Department of Social Works University Level 20-08-2019 20-08-2019 2019
5 Mahabharata Immersion Intensive Residential Workshop Ritambhara, Kothagiri National 17-02-2019 23-02-2019 2019
6 Mahabharata Immersion Intensive Residential Workshop Ritambara,Kothagiri International 04-08-2019 10-08-2019 2019
7 Theatre Exercises 2nd National Submit 2019 ISABS National 08-11-2019 09-11-2019 2019
8 Cultural Performance in Theatre Students Induction Programme Dean, Student's Service Centre University Level 30-07-2019 30-07-2019 2019
9 Social Work and Performing Arts Orientation Programme for MSW First Year students,Pondicherry University Department of Social Works University Level 31-07-2018 31-07-2018 2018
10 Gitanjali Fusion Music Performance Painting Exhibition on Rabindranath Tagore Department of Electronic MedIa University Level 05-10-2018 05-10-2018 2018
11 Modern Play Writing Play writting Workshop Teachers Art Association in sponsor with Sangeet Natak Academi, New Delhi Regional 14-08-2018 14-08-2018 2018
12 Mahabharata Immersion Intensive Residential Workshop Ritambhara, Kothagiri National 24-07-2018 31-07-2018 2018
13 Theatre in society Orientation Programme Department of Social Works University Level 31-07-2018 31-07-2018 2018
14 Key Note Address Contemporary Studies in Folklore School of Folklore Studies, University of Calicut National Level 02-01-2018 04-01-2018 2018
15 Mahabharatha Immersion through Theatre Activities Intensive Workshop Ritambara,Kothagiri National Level 19-02-2018 24-02-2018 2018
16 Mahabharatha Immersion through Theatre Activities Intensive Workshop Ritambara,Kothagiri National Level 09-04-2017 14-04-2017 2017
17 Mahabharatha Immersion through Theatre Activities Intensive Workshop Ritambara,Kothagiri National Level 08-02-2016 13-02-2016 2016
18 Art of Acting Makkal Ilakkiya Perumandram Seminar Kalari Trust ,Selam State Level 02-01-2016 03-01-2016 2016
19 Theatre Personality N.Muthuswamy World Theatre Day at Thanjavur Kala Ayam ,Thanjavur State Level 27-03-2015 27-03-2015 2015
20 Personality Development Through Theatre Intensive Workshop Sacred Heart College,Thirupattur State Level 03-06-2015 05-06-2015 2015
21 History of Indian Theatre Invited Lecture Department of Tamil, Sacred Heart College,Thirupattur College Level 05-12-2014 05-12-2014 2014
22 Stress Management Through Theatre Intensive Workshop Pegasus National Level 02-12-2014 04-12-2014 2014
23 The Significant Contribution of Three plays to the Development of Koothu-P-Pattarai Seminar Sacred Heart College,Thirupattur State Level 02-06-2013 03.06.2013 2013
24 Body Language and Theatre Theatre Seminar on Modern Tamil Dramas International Institute of Tamil Studies,Chennai National Level 11-02-2013 11-02-2013 2013
25 Training on Voice and Speech Intensive Theatre Workshop cum Play Production RRC-NSD National Level 29-10-2012 01-11-2012 2012
26 Tamil Nadaga Munnodi Pammal Sampantham Invited Special Lecture in Pammal Sampantham Trust, Department of Tamil, University of Madras University Level 06-03-2012 06-03-2012 2012

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Contemporary Studies in Folklore School of Folklore Studies, University of Calicut University of Calicut, 3 day National Level 02-01-2018 04-01-2018 2018
2 Multiple Streams of a performing Tradition Pondicherry University Department of Performing Arts , 3 day International Level 26-03-2012 28-03-2012 2012

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Design and Costume Design Department of Performing Arts-Pondicherry University Online and 6 hours Pondicherry University 12-07-2021 13-07-2021 2021
2 Lighting Design by T.Balasaravanan Department of Performing Arts-Pondicherry University Online and 6 hours Pondicherry University 08-07-2021 09-07-2021 2021
3 Theatre In Education by Sumesh PB Department of Performing Arts-Pondicherry University Online and 3 Hours Pondicherry University 10-07-2021 10-07-2021 2021
4 Stylised Acting by Upendran & Anita.K Department of Performing Arts-Pondicherry University Online and 9 hours Pondicherry University 15-07-2021 16-07-2021 2021
5 Therukuthu Department of Performing Arts-Pondicherry University Online and 15 hours University 16-08-2021 20-08-2021 2021
6 Scene Works Pondicherry University Online and 9 hours University 23-08-2021 25-08-2021 2021
7 Mime Pondicherry University Online and 9 hours University 01-09-2021 03-09-2021 2021
8 Puppet Theatre Pondicherry University Online and 9 hours University 06-09-2021 08-09-2021 2021
9 Play Production by Shri.Santanu Bose Department of Performing Arts-Pondicherry University Online and 6 hours University 05-07-2021 06-07-2021 2021
10 Scenic Design Department of Performig Arts Studio Theatre : 3 days University Level 16-12-2019 18-12-2019 2019
11 Play Direction Department of Performing Arts-Pondicherry University Studio Theatre, Department of Performing Arts; One Week University Level 18-03-2019 25-03-2019 2019
12 Play Production by Philippe and Thiarry(France) School of Performing Arts Department of Performing Arts; 30 days International Level 16-09-2019 16-10-2019 2019
13 Movement for actors Self Department of Performing Arts; 1 day International Level 26-07-2019 26-07-2019 2019
14 Realistic Acting Self Department of Performing Arts; 1 day International Level 10-07-2019 10-07-2019 2019
15 Gil Alon (Israel) - A Creative Journey into the innermost intuition Department of Performing Arts Studio Theatre, Department of Performing Arts University Level 19-02-2019 28-02-2019 2019
16 Play Production by Francesca(Italy) School of Performing Arts Department of Performing Arts University Level 10-12-2018 07-01-2019 2019
17 Workshop on Shadow Puppet Theatre Self Department of Performing Arts :2 days University Level 07-08-2018 08-08-2018 2018
18 Oyilattam - Folk dance Self Department of Performing Arts , 3 days University Level 09-07-2018 11-07-2018 2018
19 workshop of Mr.Gil Alon,Israel Pondicherry University Department of Performing Arts, 7 days University Level 03-03-2018 09-03-2018 2018
20 Workshop of Mr.Otto Huber,Switzerland Pondicherry University Department of Performing Arts, 5 days University Level 02-02-2018 08-02-2018 2018
21 Workshop on Shadow Puppet Theatre self Department of Performing Arts, 2 day University Level 06-011-2017 07-11-2017 2017
22 Workshop on Devarattam Dance Navodhaya School, Kalapet,Puducherry Navodhaya School, 5 days College 06-09-2013 13-09-2013 2013
23 Workshop on Devarattam Dance self Department of Performing Arts, 5 days University Level 22-06-2013 26-06-2013 2013
24 Workshop of Mr.Otto Huber,Switzerland Pondicherry University Department of Performing Arts, 3day University Level 23-01-2013 25-01-2013 2013
25 Workshop on Thudumbu Percussion Navodhaya School, Kalapet,Puducherry Navodhaya School College 15-09-2012 21-09-2012 2012

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Member in the Board of Studies Tamilnadu Open University 3 years (2.3.2020 - 1.3.2023) Making Syllabus and Curriculum
2 Selection Committee Member Art & Culture of Government of Puducherry 2017 - 2019 Selecting Drama groups for Government Programmes

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Coordinator for PG Diploma in Theatre Arts(ADD ON - Evening Course) 2012 - 2014 & 2009 - 2011 Teaching and Administration activities
2 Department Library In-Charge 2008 - 2013 and 2014 - 2016 & onwards Up dating and Maintaining Library
3 Cultural Coordinator to Conference / Seminar Evening Programmes 18-01-2013,05-03-2014 & 25-03-2014 Organizing programmes for the Departments of Applied Psychology, Sociology & Chemistry
4 Vidhyalaya Management Committee Member and Parent Memberto KV No. 2 School 2011-14 & 2017-18, 2018 -2021 Attending Meetings, Admission, Interview to New Teachers Temporary Appoinments , Sports & Events
5 Member of the Special Board of Studies for Performing Arts 2016 - 2019 Attending the meetings, Interacting & Suggesting essential Modifications in the Syllabus
6 Special Invitee of the PG Board of Studies in Electronic Media 2018- 2021 ttending the meetings, Interacting & Suggesting essential Modifications in the Syllabus
7 Exams Coordinator 2016 - 2020 Conducting Exams with schedule on every end semester
8 D C Member for Departments: Tourism, Electronic Media , Physical Education, English and Tamil 2012 - till date Scrutinising the thesis works of scholars and suggestion givings
9 External Examiner to Barathiyar Palkalai Koodam One day: 27.04.2018 Conducting Make-up and Costume Exams
10 Tour Coordinator to Purisai Festival 2 days : 5 & 6 October, 2019 Managing with 24 students and Research scholars
11 Head(i/c), Department of Performing Arts Sep.2019 onwards Development activities, Academic and Administrative Activities in the Department
12 Coordinator for Performance Activities June 2020 onwards Monitoring the covid -19 awareness Programmes , Online Drama Festival 2020 & Minstel Programme in Online
13 Member of the PG Board of Studies in MassCommunication 2021-2024 Suggestions and modifications to strengthen and update the Syllabi .
14 Coordinator to convene the PG and School Board Meeting 2021-2022 Coordidating the Programmes
15 Member in Stock Verification Committee 2014- 2015 Registering and cHecking Stocks in the Department of Performing Arts,PU.
16 Industry Member to Borad of Studies in English(PG) of PG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore. 2009 -2011 Updating Syllabus
17 External Examiner to School of Drama & Fine Arts, University of Calicut 19.10.2009 to 22.10.2009 Evaluating Students' Play Productions
18 Workshop Resource Person to School of Education, Pondicherry University March 2011 Lecture and Demonstration and Training to Students of Diploma in Preschool Education, Teachers of Preschool and the Care Takers of Daycare Centre
19 External Examiner for Evaluating PhD Theses 2018, 2019,2021 Department of Theatre Arts, Hyderabad Central University
20 Doctoral Committee Member to PhD Schoalr of Puducherry Institute of Linguistic and Culture 2019 Scrutinising and Evaluating the progression of Research Scholar Mr. Thampirasa Vivanantharasa(Sri Lanka)

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Staged the Play Pratijna Yougantharayanam 03-10-2011 to 06-11-2011 Directing and coordinating the performances
2 Judge for PG Students’ Light Music & Dance Competition of Pondicherry University 27.01.2015 & 16.02.2016 One of the Judges in the Event
3 Organiser of Devarattam- Folk Dance Workshop by Kannan Kumar One Week Co- Teacher and Demonstrator
4 Advisor to Sangeet Natak Academi Theatre Festival , Puducherry,Nov.2016 One Month Suggesting New Theatre Groups and participating in their Meetings
5 Member of the Selection Committee of Sankaradass Swamigal Theatre Festival , 2017 20.02.2017 to 26.02.2017 Selecting Eligible Theatre Groups from all over the state of Pondicherry
6 Expert in the field of Theatre for State Council of Education Research and Training,Chennai 23.08.2018 Orientation on Theatre , Kala Utsav,
7 Chief Guest 04.04.2019: 3 hours Speech after the play Performance of BBK Students
8 Ms.Jill Naverre , Special Lectures on Direction 6 days : 18-22 & 25 March, 2019 Coordinator
9 Faculty in charge for Play Performances April 2018 - April 2019 Coordinator
10 One of the Organisers in AATTAM 18 15.02.2018 - 16.03.2018 Staged a Performance"JAI HIND"
11 Organizer of World Theatre Day Event : Special Lectures: Phillippe & Kherry-Auroville 27.03.2018 Coordinator of the event
12 Organisor of Children Play One day:13.04.2018 Organised the Play Performance of Mr.Kevin Jay Babu at Pondicherry University
13 Hostel Warden 2019 - 2022 Monitoring and Management of Kannadasan Boys Hostel
14 Member in Stock Verification Committee 2014-15 Stock verification on things in the Department of Performing Arts
15 Observer for University Examinations 20.06.2016 to 23.06.2016 M.D.S. Examinations at MG PG Institute of Dental Science and Hospital, Puducherry.
16 Jury of Evaluation 12.09.2018 Jury to State Level One Act Play Competition at Jawahar Bal Bhavan, Puducherry
17 organiser of cultural Programme for International Conference of Department of Applied Psychology 25.07.2011 Organised play performance, Music and Dance Programme
18 Coordinator for Thudumbu Percussion Training Programme for Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya,Puducherry Feburary 2013 Engaged Trainers and Monitored Training to 32 Boys & Girls
19 Chief Guest to CMP Sports meet at KV-2,Pondicherry University 01.11.2014 Delivered Felicitation Speech
20 Judge for the State level Theatre competition-Kala Utsav,Namakkal. 30.10.2015 & 31.10.2015 Evaluating the Play Performances
21 Coordinator for Cultural Programme to CARBO-XXX Conference of Department of Chemistry 29.12.2015 Organised music and dance programme
22 Judge for the State level Theatre competition-Kala Utsav, Jawahar Bal Bhavan, Puducherry 03.11.2017 Judging the winners of the Drama Competition among the participated schools
23 Judge for cultural competition, Department of Tourism, Pondicherry University 25.09.2017 Judging the winners among the various departments' students of Pondicherry University
24 Chairman of the Board of Question Paper setters in BTA, Calicut University 02.08.2017 to 31.08.2017 Engaging Question paper setters and self to BTA Ist,IIIrd & V th Semesters
25 Election Officer for Students Council Election,Pondicherry University-2014,2016 20.12.2014, 17.10.2017 Conducting and Delaring the Winner of the election in School of Performing Arts
26 Observer for University Students Council Election- 2018,2019 Oct.2018 & Sep.2019 Observer to Ramanujam School of Mathematics,Pondicherry University
27 Course Coordinator for Research Scholars of Department of Performing Arts 18.09.2017 to 25.011.2017 Coordinating the total of 30 sessions of various Resource Persons' Research Methodology
28 organiser of cultural Programme for Ek Bharath Shresht Bharath 2018-KV -2 , Pondicherry University 05.11.2018 Organised music, dance and Play performances to the KV Students of Jammu
29 Theatre Resource Person to Azim Premji Foundation's Learning Festival for Children 22.01.2018 to 25.01.2018 Conducted sessions on Mime Theatre for Children of Government schools of Puducherry
30 Judge for singing competition in Mathrbhasha Diwas 12.04.2018 Judging the Winner among the students singers of the Department of Performing Arts, Pondicherry University
31 Judge for Poster and Cartoon Competitions of the International Women's day celebrations-2019 10th March 2019 Judging the winners among the various departments' student Participants of Pondicherry University
32 Observer for Central Teacher Eligibility Test 07.12.2018 to 09.12.2018 Observer to Central Borad of Secondary Education

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date
1 HOD, Department of Performing Arts,Pondicherry University. Director Art & Culture of Puducherry NATIONAL Online Drama Festival 2020-Making 23-11-2020 02-12-2020 19-11-2020 03-12-2020 Organising an Online Drama Festival 2020 in collaboration with Art& Culture of Puducherry & South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur.

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 Virtual Workshop on Enhancing ITC skills of Educators for blended and Online Teaching Ramanujam School of Mathematical Science & EMRC Online 3 days 23-07-2020 25-07-2020 2020
2 Mahabharata Immersion Ritambhara Kothagiri One Week 02-07-2017 08-07-2017 2017
3 Refresher Course in Research Methodology UGC-Academic Staff College Ranchi University, Ranchi 21 Days 08-07-2016 28-07-2016 2016
4 National Workshop on Emerging Trends in Information Trchnology in University Management (STP) UGC-Academic Staff College Pondicherry University 7 Days 03-09-2013 10-09-2013 2013
5 Refresher Course in Social Sciences UGC-Academic Staff College Pondicherry University 21 Days 20-12-2011 09-01-2012 2012
6 Workshop for Research Guides UGC-Academic Staff College Pondicherry University 2 Day 10-09-2009 11-09-2009 2009
7 Orientation Programme UGC-Academic Staff College Pondicherry University 28 days 03-06-2008 30-06-2008 2008

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