About SAGE School of Performing Arts

The School of Performing Arts (SOPA) at SAGE University Bhopal is a dynamic institution that delves into the constantly evolving world of performing arts, recognizing its profound impact on various spheres of our society. The essence of performing arts lies in expressions that intertwine individual, communal, and societal identities. Rooted in ancient Indian philosophy, SOPA integrates the context of performance into our collective identity, providing a rich foundation for students to explore the art form.

SOPA holds the belief that a Performing Arts professional should not only excel in their specialized field but also possess a comprehensive skill set. This includes expertise in performance management, production, promotion, and presentation. To achieve this holistic approach, SOPA's PA programs incorporate a robust element of cultural management, acknowledging the disconnectedness of arts and society.

The institution aspires to meet the aspirations of the youth by offering them opportunities to build careers not only in the entertainment industry – a central ground for the performing arts – but also in the corporate and developmental sectors. SOPA's programs demand high levels of creativity and confidence from students who aspire to perform in front of massive audiences. The focus is squarely on practical knowledge and hands-on education, recognizing the necessity of preparing students for the highly competitive industry.

In essence, SOPA stands as a platform that goes beyond traditional education. It nurtures the next generation of Performing Arts professionals by blending ancient wisdom with modern practices. By emphasizing both specialization and generalization, SOPA ensures that graduates are well-equipped to make a significant impact in the diverse realms of performing arts, spanning entertainment, corporate, and developmental sectors. With a commitment to practical knowledge and a focus on creativity, SOPA prepares its students for success in the dynamic and competitive industry.


To champion the performing arts and uphold artistic tradition while fostering confidence, celebrating diversity, and emphasizing academic excellence.


To provide opportunities for creativity and performance in both artistic and intellectual understanding of the Arts.

To define ourselves as distinguished leaders in collaborative, creative and scholarly arts education, regionally and nationally.

To provide a diversified curriculum and environment for the development of bright and talented individuals.


  •  Student will develop basic, intermediate and advanced skills and training of Performing Arts.
  •  Students will develop specialized skills in the performing arts.
  •  Students will develop theoretical knowledge in Performing arts.
  •  Students will develop production skills.
  •  Students will develop ethics and responsibilities of Performing Arts.



Dr Swati A. Sharma

SAGE School of Performing Arts

As the Head of the School of Performing Arts, I welcome your interest in the ARTS at SAGE School of Performing Arts. It is comprised of the Centre of Dance, Music, and Theatre and Film Making. Both faculty and students across the school are engaged and practicing artists, scholars and performers with national and international reputations.

History of performing arts can be traced to human civilization thousands of years ago. Since time immemorial, mankind has pursued different art forms to achieve excellence. Performing arts have been in forefront to shape our cultural development. Today, our heritage of art has blossomed into different exponent that inspire us to explore more and achieve greater success.

Our students are encouraged to experiment and develop unique insights in their respective field. We have full fledged facility of sound recording, Royal SAGE Hall and an Amphitheatre for performances to provide the best learning experience. It is indeed gratifying to note that some of our students have performed at state and national level showcasing their talent.

Throughout the year, the SoPA stages exhibitions, lecture series, theatrical productions, film series, and concert performances. With this we forge ahead to develop challenging programs, education and assessment that encourages students to explore their passion. Our altruistic approach is meant to develop talent amongst students who, by virtue of building excellence in performing arts, bring about positive changes in themselves that influences the society, the country and the world as a whole.



Suraj Sharma

SAGE School of Performing Arts

It is with great pleasure that I extend a warm welcome to you on behalf of the School of Performing Arts at SAGE University Bhopal. Our school is a vibrant hub of creativity, innovation, and artistic expression, and I am delighted to share the spirit of our community with you through our virtual space.

At the School of Performing Arts, we believe in the trans-formative power of the arts in education. Our programs are designed to provide students with a dynamic and comprehensive foundation in various disciplines, including music, dance, theater, and film making. We pride ourselves on fostering an environment that encourages exploration, collaboration, and the pursuit of excellence.

As you navigate through our website, you will discover the diverse range of opportunities available to students, faculty, and anyone passionate about the performing arts. From world- class performances and events to insightful articles and resources, our website serves as a gateway to the rich tapestry of experiences that define our school.

We invite you to explore the profiles of our esteemed faculty members, each bringing a wealth of expertise and dedication to the education and mentorship of our students. Additionally, you will find information about our curriculum, upcoming performances, and the various ways in which you can engage with the School of Performing Arts.

For prospective students, we hope this website provides valuable insights into the unique educational journey that awaits you at our school. For our current students, faculty, and staff, we encourage you to stay connected and informed about the latest developments, events, and achievements within our community.

Thank you for visiting the School of Performing Arts website. We invite you to immerse yourself in the world of creativity, expression, and exploration that defines our institution. If you have any questions or would like to learn more, feel free to reach out to us.

Advisory Board :

Dr Rakhi Dubey

Kathak Exponent, Director Kalandhika Bhopal.

Mr Manish Joshi

Drama Director, Abhinaya Rang Manch Hisar

Dr Ashvina Rangnekar

Associate Professor, Sarojini Naidu Girls Government College, Bhopal.

Mr Sanjay Upadhyaye

Ex Director, Madhya Pradesh School of Drama, Bhopal.

Yashpal Sharma

Bollywood Actor

Sahidur Rahaman

Bollywood Actor
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