Since Kristu Jayanti College equally values both curriculum and extra curriculum based learning, the college offers a wide range of training programmes to enhance the talents of its students. Training sessions are provided to the students in various forms of dance, music, instrumental music, creative writing, etc. Moreover, the college also put forth a wide arena to portray talents through its intra-collegiate cultural fest and various intra-departmental fests. In short, life at Kristu Jayanti itself is an opportunity to amass great knowledge under great teachers in a variety of streams.
Platform to develop an ability to express themselves through the medium of drama, mime, etc. and thereby raise their level of confidence. An enjoyable and challenging drama where the child develops their confidence, self-esteem, and ability to work cooperatively. work in collaborative/artistic ensembles: specifically enhancing skills of acting. Exhibit a fundamental working knowledge of the basic areas of theatre art. Articulate theatrical knowledge of the basic area of the theatre, acting, directing, design, voice, etc. in both written and oral communication forms.
• Students were given creative freedom to improvise and come up with their own stories.
• Every student participated in the given tasks with great zeal.
• The workshop covered different aspects of acting ranging from movement, voice, props improvisation, and stage knowledge.
• Students learned the importance of facial expressions and body language.
• The drama workshop has thought us so much that through guided improvisation, stimulus work, and movement/dance I have been able to unleash my creativity whilst allowing me to make some interesting dramas.
Manic Mondays (Mime and Clowning)
Faces all painted white and colors blooming in every corner. The manic Monday that was held on October 17th, 2022, was set with a tone of mystery and curiosity.
What began as a normal mime performance on the college lawn was soon followed by vibrant and enchanting clown characters who revealed themselves from hiding and broke the fourth wall by interacting with the excited audience. Each character embodied a rasa or emotion from the navarasa (nine emotions) theory (that is Hasya-happiness, Bhyanaka-fear, Shringara-love, Roudra-anger, Adbutha-wonder, Bibhatsa-disgust, Karuna-fear, Veera-courage/heroism, and Shanta-peace) through their costumes, makeup, and flamboyant expressions.
After a short performance, the clown characters soon set out to interact with various students on different parts of the campus, displaying their theatrical skills to the students.
This interaction went on till the end of the lunch break thus serving as a tool of entertainment and insight into the vast curriculum and knowledge that is present in the domain of performing arts.
The Kristu Jayanti College Choir works towards achiving the highest possible level of performance and excellence as a whole vocally. The choir comprises 131 choiristers, 14 musicians and is directed by Mr. Prujeeth Joshua. The choir rendered neumorous songs for special occasions. The choir aslo took part in the glorouis festival which took place on the 25th of august 2019 in Promise Land, Bangalore.
Expert training in Theater events is an annual event organized by the Literary and Cultural Association of Kristu Jayanti College. 22 students were selected for the training among 78 students who appeared for auditions. The training in mime and skit started from 17th August 2019 and spanned for 4 days. This training proved to be a rich experience for the students.
The Vocal Training Program is a credit course for the students of Kristu Jayanti College UG students. It is a 40 hours course wherein the students are taught on various aspects as per the syllabus. The students are awarded with 3 extensional credits and a certificate on the completion of the Vocal Training Program. The Vocal Training Program has its own syllabus on different aspects for the betterment of the vocalists like posture / breathing / phonation, developing vocal sound, anatomy and vocal health, effective diction, performance polish, essential building blocks and so on. He trains the students on various aspects and the needs of the student. The students are not only taught how to sing but they are also taught how to set up the stage or organize their needs for an event. The classes are held weekly once for an hour
Expert training in theatre events (skit, mime and one act play)is an annual event organized by the Literary and Cultural Association of Kristu Jayanti College. This academic year the auditions for students willing to undergo training were held on 9th August, 2018. The auditions were chaired by Mr. SreeKumar.S., renowned national mime artist and advocate by profession. After many rounds of rigorous selection, 15 students consisting of 5 girls and 10 boys were selected for training among the 34 students who appeared for auditions.
The training in Mime and Skit started from 9th August, 2018 and spanned for 5 days. The students were trained in every aspects of mime and skit performance including dialogue delivery, acting, expression, etc. the students are holding regular practice sessions twice a week to perfect the acting and dialogues.
Choir sessions for the year 2017-18 started in the month of July with 110 students and one faculty enrolling. The classes conducted focuses on every individual to enhance and learn to sing with confidence. Choir sessions were conducted on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4:45pm in the PG block, music room.
Guitar classes for the academic year was started in the month of august with 62 students enrolled. The main objective was to give students the opportunity to explore playing their guitar in a classroom setting and also to provide students with an opportunity to participate in music concerts and make them independent of performing in a group.
The guitar classes were conducted in from 6th July 2017 in one batch.
Expert training in theater event is an annual event organized by the Literary and Cultural Association. This year 18 students were selected to undergo the training among 78 students. The training commenced from 27th July 2017 till 31st July 2017.
Choir sessions for the year 2016-17 were started in the month of July with 70 students and one faculty. The classes conducted focuses on every individual to enhance and learn to sing with confidence .Choir sessions were conducted on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3:30pm.The students are given training to identify the tempo and practice their time and patterns. The songs selected and practiced were showcased at the end of every training program in from of the audience.
The Twenty Fifth Glorious Of Harmony
The choir was trained under the guidance of music director Mr.Prujeeth Joshua. The songs performed were purely gospel. It was held on 31st July 2016 with 70 Participants. The members of the choir expressed their enthusiasm through their performance.
Guitar classes for the academic year 2016-17 started in the month of August with 36 students and 1 faculty. The main objective was to give students the opportunity to explore playing their guitar in a classroom setting and also to provide students with an opportunity to participate in music concerts and make them independent of performing in a group.
The guitar classes were conducted in two batches from 11th August 2016 to 28th February 2017.
LCA organizes annual training programme in theatrical events skit, mime and one act paly for students. The resource person was Dr. Pavithra, Department of Performing Arts , Bangalore University. 6 students were selected for mime,6 for skit and 12 for one act play. The training was held from 30th July 2015 to 28th august 2015.
Guitar classes were conducted in 3 batches every Tuesday and Thursday between 3:30pm and 6:00. 38 students completed the course.
Students performed a Guitar ensemble piece at the Woodrock Concert. The students who completed the course were issued certificates.
Choir sessions were conducted on every Monday and Wednesday between 3:30pm and 6:00pm. 90students completed the training which was held between 3rd July 2015 to 23rd September 2015. The students performed at various platforms. They were also a part of the Woodrock Concert held in college.