Mr. Asela Rangadewa

Name: Mr. Asela Rangadewa

Qualifications: BFA, MPA

Position: Senior Lecturer | Department of Drama, Oriental Ballet and Modern Dance

Profile:

Mr. Asela Rangadewa is a dance scholar who teaches contemporary and Oriental Ballet at the Department. He has been working as a traditional dancer, Oriental Ballet director, and choreographer for almost two and a half decades. Asela completed his BFA hones in Fine arts Studies (with 1st class) at the Institute of Aesthetic Studies, University of Kelaniya, and He received his MPA (Master of Performing Arts) from the University of Visual and Performing Arts, Sri Lanka. He was working as the Head of the Department 2015-2017. And also He was the Head of Information Unit of the UVPA during 2018-2020. His research-interests include Dance choreography, Dance movements Analysis, Dance Teaching/ Practice methods, Dance Anatomy, and Kinesiology. He worked as a member of the State Dance Panel of the Sri Lankan Arts Council 2010-2016.

Research Interests:

Mudra Natya (Oriental Ballet), Dance choreography, Dance movements Analysis, Dance Teaching/ Practice methods, Dance Anatomy, and Kinesiology

Publications:

මුද්‍රානාට්‍ය කලාවේ අනාගත අභියෝග – රාජ්‍ය මුද්‍රානාට්‍ය උළෙල සමරු කලාපය – 2011

ජන ආගමික සංකල්පවල ප්‍රකාශනාත්මක මුහුණුවර හා නූතනය – නර්තන ගවේෂී – 2011

රවිබන්ධු විද්‍යාපතිගේ මැක්බත් මුද්‍රානාට්‍ය විචාරය – ප්‍රවිද සඟරාව – 2010

ප්‍රාසංගික කලාව හා ශ්‍රී ලාංකේය නර්තන චලන භාවිතය – නර්තන ගවේෂී – 2010

කොලම් නාටක කථා වින්‍යාසය – සමජ්ජ සංහිතා – 2007

Awards:

Best Actor – State Ballet Festival – 2003

Achievements:

S.Pnibharatha Scholarship for the highest score of the batch – 2000/2001

Heenbaba Dharmasena Scholarship for the highest score of the main subject – 2000/2001

Chithasena Dias Scholarship for the highest score of the main subject – 2000/2001

J.A. Sedaraman Scholarship for the highest score of the main subject – 2000/2001

Mahapola Higher Education Scholarship 1999/2000

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