The Yakshagana Kendra is a national centre for Yakshagana Dance Drama in the country started in 1971 with the financial support of Central Sangeeth Natak Academy, New Delhi, the Dept. of Kannada and Culture, Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore. The Academy of General Education, Manipal and the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College Trust who are ever willing to venture into newer and greener pastures sponsoring and nourishing the project ever since its inception. The Kendra housed in a beautiful place inside the campus is devoted mainly to imparting training to youngsters in Yakshagana dance, music, percussion instruments in Badagu Thittu style. The Kendra maintains a performing troupe called Yaksha Ranga which has visited foreign countries as cultural ambassador many a time.
Course: June 15 to April end
(Monday to Saturday)
8.30 to 11.30 am & 2.00 to 4.30 pm.
Yakshagana Kendra, Yakshaloka,
MGM College Campus, Udupi – 576 102
Phone: 91 820 2521159 (O)
2521119, 2573006 (R)