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"The future of our nation depends on our ability to create and to be creative. During the coming decades our most important national resources will be human resources. If our nation is to continue to meet the challenges of the future, today's schools need to develop creative leaders."

Visual and Performing Arts 

AT A GLANCE

Rukmini Devi Public School provides a comprehensive education to learners of all ages and levels. Founded and conceived as a school with interdisciplinary learning of the arts with the intent to discover the artistic niche of the students, it offers a variety of artistic disciplines. Subjects offered include Performing Arts: Music (Instrumental Music and Vocal Music), Dance , Visual Art (Art and Craft) and Theatre for the holistic development of the child.

Art is an act and a process of making materials work which from concept to creation hold a fidelity to the creative impulse. It may be interpreted in different ways often relating to creativity, aesthetics and generation of emotion, but this always allows a person to express his/her feelings and thoughts freely without any boundation of time or material.

The Visual and Performing Arts policy of the school emerges from international, cross-disciplinary work that takes a wider, holistic approach in researching the dynamic role of music and the arts in social life and cultural experience. Cutting-edge work in this area shows the inculcation of aesthetic experiences and artistic forms

Visual Arts

till class VIII.

Performing Arts

  • Rotation of students in Performing Arts education streams for classes I to IV. {Music (Vocal & Instrumental), Dances (Folk & Classical) and Dramatics}
  • From classes V to VIII students are offered Performing Arts education according to their choice (Dance, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music and Dramatics) for the whole academic year.
  • Classes IX- X students are offered Visual & Performing Arts education according to their choice (Drawing and Painting , Dance, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music and Dramatics) for the whole academic year.

Multi Cultural Exchange

  • We promote art and our rich cultural heritage in National and International arena through varied activities during the visit of delegates from different countries.

Art and Craft :

  • The visual arts are art forms such as paintingdrawing, designcrafts and decorative art. Learning art and craft doesn’t just foster the creative development of a child, but also assists in advancing and refining his or her core skills, which in fact leads to boosting academic efficiency as well.
  • RDPS promotes healthy interest in Art and Craft, right from childhood that can give him/her several key benefits like : Development of fine motor skills, enhancement of dexterity, improvement of hand-eye coordination, further more it helps one socialize and enhance self expression, making one creative and confident. It also sharpens skills of decision making , enhances memory and visual learning.
  • Hence, Art and Craft not only help in the above traits but also in boosting academic performance. Above all these activities are  filled with fun for children.

Vocal music:

  • Music is a way to express our feelings like patriotism, devotion etc. It is a language itself. In every corner in our life, it exists in its own shape. It is very much needful in student’s life. It brings mental freshness, inspiration and many other affirmative aspects to their mind.
  • Our students are taught different genre of Vocal Music during their regular period followed by the syllabus which covers up the important theoretical and practical aspects of Vocal Music.

Instrumental Music:

  • Our students are provided the opportunity to enhance their ability through the study of Instrumental Music and playing in ensembles following a standard syllabus throughout the year.
  • Students learn countless lifelong skills that help them develop into intelligent and creative leaders.
  • They also improve their physical motor skills by honing their abilities at a variety of swar and percussion instruments. Instrumental Music helps the body and the mind to work together.

Dance:

  • Indian classical and folk dance forms are taught to the students by following a certain syllabus throughout the session as specialized subjects.
  • This learning procedure determines certain benefits along with learning subject as it enhances aerobics fitness and the beauty of different postures and gestures. Both the dance forms improve concentration, endurance, flexibility and body balance. This procedure helps in controlling weight, boosting stamina and blood circulation which gets you closer to a healthy heart.

Dramatics:

  • Theatre in education teaches an important means of stimulating creativity in problem solving and develops tolerance and empathy. It can challenge students perceptions about their world and about themselves.
  • Theatrical exploration can provide students with an outlet for emotions, thoughts and dreams that they might not otherwise have means to express.
  • Like all the art forms, Drama too allows students to communicate and understand others in new ways.
  • The theatre society of RDPS, ”Parakram”, plays a monumental role in preparing students to live and work in a world that is increasingly team oriented rather than hierarchical.

“Art is the most intense mode of individualism that the worlds has ever known” ….......Oscar Wilde