Visakhapatnam: Andhra University's Department of Theatre Arts is offering a five-week certificate course in acting and stage management for amateurs, according to its HoD P. Bobby Vardhan.

Techniques in acting, methods to overcome stage fear, and other aspects would be taught by the faculty and noted theatre and film personalities. Last date for applying the course is May 18 and interested can contact the department at the School of Performing Arts, next to School of Economics, AU campus (93931 00566, 97009 15075, 94416 63329 or 0891 2844490).