Effective Communication and Personality Development through Theatre (ECPDT)


Salient Features:

  • 120-hour short-term add-on course.
  • Inspired by vision of life-skills-based education of UNICEF and WHO.
  • Resource Persons associated with National School of Drama.

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  • To enhance both verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • To hone the skills to promote effective communication, dynamic leadership through problem solving, critical thinking and decision-making, ability to think creatively and act confidently.
  • To make participants more creative and confident through acting, improvisations, performances and scripting.


  • Making creative advertisements for marketing of the imaginative product.
  • Description of one's self in a few words.
  • Writing a story by just listening to a piece of music.
  • Chau dance to improve body fitness.
  • Trust building exercises.
  • Voice modulation exercises.

Culmination Function

Showcasing the outcome of the course through culmination function including:

  • An exhibition showcasing creative and imaginative skills.
  • A passage with 'Different Phases of Life' as its theme.
  • Presenting of acting and theatre skills through improvisations.
  • Rejuvenation through short games.

Impact on Participants

  • Overcoming hesitations and stage fears.
  • Building confidence.
  • Becoming self-reliant.
  • Able to think independently, differently and critically.
  • Overcoming negativity and be capable of creating their own identities in a crowd.

Course Details:

  • 32 student intake in two batches.
  • Registration fee: Rs. 100/-.
  • Course fee: Rs. 6,000/- for students of AND College and Rs. 7200/- for other students doing UG/PG courses from various universities in Delhi / NCR.

  • The course fee (non-refundable) to be deposited while submitting the registration form.
  • Admission on first-come-first-served basis.
  • Classes begins on 20th  Dec 2016.
  • Classes timing
    4:00 to– 6:00 PM on Working days
    9:00 to 12:00 Noon on Holidays, Saturdays, Sundays
    9:00 to 3:00 PM Double session on some holidays.

Course Director: Mr. Ajay Manchanda   
Course Convenor: Dr. Sandeep Kumar Goel (+91-9811880884)