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Welcome to Centre for Performing Arts

Centre for Performing Arts at Savitribai Phule Pune University is Popularly known as Lalit Kala Kendra is unique in it's own way, was established in 1987. The centre offers courses in performing Arts on self-supportive basis. the uniqueness of this course is very evident that for the first time in India full time. Professional and Residential courses in Dance. Music and Theatre with GURUKUL Pattern, are are offered to the students under one umbrella on the University campus. university of Pune has respected the the traditional Guru-shishya parampara (Guru-Disciple Relationship) by incorporating Gurukul pattern the syllabus for the first time in India. By incorporating Guru-disciple Relationship in to the syllabus, the centre thus pay tribute to the thousand year-old-music and Dance oral traditions.

It also tries to strike the balance between rich cultural heritage of India and awareness of contemporary sensibilities of the young creative minds. the main objective is to provide professional training in the performing arts by keeping the creative atmosphere around the building performing artists due respect and understanding to the Indian performing arts traditions. in order to create one's own idiom in artistic performing arts one has to respect the cultural tradition and understand the socio-cultural history of the region.






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