T.&.T.V. High School Campus, Nanpura, Surat-395001, Gujarat, India.
The Sarvajanik College of Performing Arts, known in the society by its abbreviation i.e. SCOPA, was established in June, 2010. It was inaugurated on 8th October, 2010 by Sarita Joshi, an emminent actor of Gujarati and Marathi Theatre, in the presence of the then University vice-chancellor Dr.B.A. Prajapati. The first batch of 27 students was admittted in June, 2010. Currently, in the academic year 2017-18, the total number of registered students in degree and diploma courses is ______.
SCOPA is an officially recognized Performing Arts College by the Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. It is the first and the only college of Performing Arts in the whole of the south Gujarat. The college offers degree courses in performing arts viz. Music, Dance and Drama up-to post-graduation.
The department of Music provides three years of under-graduate degree course and two years post-graduate degree course in Classical Vocal Music. It also offers Six years Diploma of Classicial Vocal Music, which is equivalent to Vishard. In addition, one year certificate course of light and semi-classical singing is also provided.
The department of Dance provides three years of under-graduate degree course and two years post-graduate degree course in Bharatnatyam. Besides, five years of Diploma of Bharatnatyam and Kathak, which is equivalent to Vishard, is also rendered.
The department of Drama offers three years of under-graduate degree course and two years post-graduate degree course in Drama. It also provides one year Diploma of Acting.
The college not only provides physical facilities such as AV studio and auditorium, but also renders performance opportunities. Under the guidance of proficient masters of the college, numbers of students have shown their talent on state and national level as well. And a few brilliant students have also made their debut in Gujarati and Hindi film industry in their respective field of learning.