Top 5 Acting Courses in Pune
Acting is considered as one of the noblest professions in any country. It involves impersonating some other character or person and portraying a role as designed by the writer’s imagination. It’s not easy to be someone else. So, we cannot call as something that is easy to do. Though, it is an unimaginably fun and interesting job. No wonder, actors get so highly paid!! They are one of the most renowned figures in the country. Acting does not necessarily mean acting in movies; it also includes television shows, advertisements, theatre, street plays, etc. Pune has a lot of institutes and colleges where acting is taught. Being near to the Bollywood City-Bombay, it offers a variety of opportunities to its students to gain experience and make their career in this field. Some of the top Institutions in Pune known for their acting courses are as follows:
The institutes are as follows:
- Reliance Education, FC Road, Pune, Maharashtra
- Indira School of Communication’s Acting Academy, Pune
- Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
- Lakshaya Theatre Acting Academy, Pune
- Deccan Education Society’s Institute of Film and Television, Pune
1.Reliance Education, FC Road, Pune, and Maharashtra
Established in 2009, this Institute helps the students to learn the art of animation. It is ranked 4th among all the animation institutes in the country. The institute has a lot to offer in the field of acting and associates. It offers two major courses, the first being the Triple Program in Animation which is a 29 months program in which students who have passed their 10th grade can enrol. The second is an Animation Program which is a 31 months programme for which the eligibility criteria is the same. This institution has won many awards since its foundation and is an excellent option for students who are willing to pursue their career in this field.
2. Indira School of Communication’s Acting Academy, Pune
This institute founded in 1994 gives an opportunity for new as well as already existing actors to enhance their acting skills. This Academy provides actors with modern on-camera acting techniques rooted in time-honoured theatrical traditions. The Institute has a lot to offer in the field of acting and associates. It offers a 6 months course in acting. Students will get an opportunity to act in a play and short film produced by ISC. Anybody who has passed his 12th grade and is 18 years or above is eligible to apply for the programme. The fee for the program is 90000 INR.
3. Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
It is designed for the generation who have a passion for motion pictures and want to share their innovation or projects in a hands-on intensive program. Students can any stream can be a part of this institute. The Institute has a lot to offer in the field of acting and associates. The popular courses offered by the institute include 3-year Post-graduate Diploma in Direction and Screenplay Writing, Cinematography, Sound Recording and Sound Design, Editing, Acting, Art Direction and Production Design. 1-year Post-Graduate Diploma in feature film Screenplay writing, TV Direction, Electronic Cinematography, Video Editing, Sound Recording and TV Engineering. On an average, TV courses will have 40 weeks and Film courses 44 weeks of classes.
4. Lakshaya Theatre Acting Academy, Pune
This academy was started in 2004 by Actor, Writer, and Director-Mr. Vinod Goswami with a mission to inculcate qualities within the actor, to train their talents and to develop their personality. It offers an Acting Workshop which offers practical knowledge to its students and focuses on different styles of acting. The participant, however, should be a minimum of 15 years of age and should have a working knowledge of Hindi/ English. The Institute has a lot to offer in the field of acting and associates.
5. Deccan Education Society’s Institute of Film and Television, Pune
The Institute has a lot to offer in the field of acting and associates. It offers a certificate course in Digital Film-making which is a 3 months course with a fee of 18000 INR, Diploma course in Television Production/Digital Film Making and post-graduate course in Digital Film Making/Television Production.
Acting and movies have, therefore, become an integral part of our lives. We cannot think of our lives now without films and cinema. They convey important messages, cultures and traditions in the society which are difficult to deliver through any other media.
Written by Rishabh Narula