Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts, earlier known as The Indian National Theatre, is a society, having a motive to promote art and culture. This independent society offers theatre, directing, and acting courses to all age groups. It was established in the year 1950 and is located in Mandi House, New Delhi.

SRCPA Repertory and Campus

Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts has its own repertory, stage, and production. The repertory was established in the year 1980 with the agenda to produce quality work of theatre and proving a platform the talented theatre enthusiasts. The centre also has a well furnished and spacious auditorium, for theoretical study library facility is also given to the students.

SRCPA Admissions

The independent society, Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts offers training programs, certificate diplomas, and short-term workshops to every age group.

Candidates can apply for any of such course as per their preference of choices by:-

  • Visiting the official website of SRCPA,
  • Downloading the application form for the course Submitting the form before its last date

Admissions to any course are based on ‘first-come-first-serve’. The admission process happens twice a year, in the month of June and then in November.

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Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts Courses with Eligibility

The Society offers 6 types of courses in total including short-term workshops and training that analysis and examines a student’s talents, understand their personal ability, and then enhance their acting skills. All the courses, training, and workshops maintain a fine balance between learning acting in theory and performing on stage. The following table consists of courses offered by SRCPA and eligibility to take admission to such courses.

Program Type Course Name Duration Admission window Eligibility
Workshop Weekend Theatre Acting Workshop 4 months 12 months
  • 18 years and above
  • Matriculate
  • Experience in relevant fields of Arts is preferred
Theatre Workshop for Children (Storytelling and Theatre in Hindi/English) 1 month 2nd week of May
  • Age limit 6-17
Two Month Workshop 2 months 12 months
  • 17 years and above
  • matriculate
Training Theatre Director’s Training Program 6 months First week of July
  • 24 years and above
  • Experience in relevant fields of Arts
Voice and Speech Training Program 2 months 12 months
  • 18 years and above
  • Matriculate
  • Experience in relevant fields of Arts is preferred
Diploma Theatre Training Course (Full time/Part time) 1-year April 15 to April 30
  • Participation in at least 3 plays
  • Graduate
  • Experience in other fields of Arts


  • The selection procedure for all the programs except Diploma is based on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • For Theatre Director’s Training Program: the applicant has to appear for a Personal interview only.
  • For Diploma: Shortlisted applicants will have to appear in -Script-writing exam, Audition, 2-day workshop and Personal interview.

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Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts Events/ Festivals

The events organised by the college provides the best opportunities for theatre enthusiasts to present their talent, art, to show what they have learned from SRCPA. Interested people can easily buy the tickets to such festivals and events from Book my show’s website. Given below are the names of some popular festivals and events organised by Shri Ram College of Performing Arts:

Summer Theatre Festival

Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts organizes a Summer Theatre Festival in the last week of May. The fest is a 7-day-long fest, it is also considered as an annual festival of SRCPA. The best of the repertory production is being shown on stage, written by some of the great playwrights and acted by the best artists.

Shri Ram Kavi Sammelan

Kavi Sammelan event is organized in the month of October, famous poets and literati unite for this event to convey their message through mesmerizing poems. Shri Ram Kavi Sammelan is one of the most famous Kavi Sammelans in the city.

Panna Bharat Ram Theatre Festival

In the month of December, the seven-day long festival is organized in the name of vice-chairman of Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts. In this seven-day fest, the production presents nostalgic, tragic, humorous plays to the audience.

Swami Haridas-Tansen Sangeet Nirtya Mahotsav

This festival is being celebrated in New Delhi since the year 2000. Sangeet and Nirtya Mahotsav has been organized in the name of the most famous guru-shishya jodi, that is Swami Haridas-Tansen. The ragas, natyas and nirtyas Tansen and his guru used to practice are performed by SRCPA artists at the festival.


The Event Connections is all about being connected to all the forms of art. This festival welcomes all the variety of art and culture. A collaboration between Western and Indian folk, poetic folk, contemporary music, and many other art forms are being presented. The artists come all the way from Paris, Norway, Zurich, and other foreign countries at your doorstep to perform.