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  • ESCAC and STA College of Continuing Education holds Joint Film Panorama of Spanish and Chinese Student Works

    From 9 to 14 July 2018, the College of Continuing Education of Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA) and the Cinema and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC), Spain held the Joint Film Panorama of Spanish and Chinese Student Works at STA's Huashan R...

  • "2018 Shanghai Summer School - Traditional Chinese Opera Program" for international students concludes successfully

    On the morning of 14 July, the "2018 Shanghai Summer School (referred to as 3S Program for short) - Traditional Chinese Opera Program" sponsored by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission and hosted by the Shanghai Theater Academy concluded...

STA’s bilingual (Chinese and English) MA program in Intercultural Communication Studies recruits excellent students with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from top international and Chinese universities. This two-year English-taught program includes the required first year full-time residency and an optional second year residency for project-based internships. All students in residency are sponsored by STA with scholarships. After the first year, when the course work is completed, students can choose where to live and intern when they write their MA theses. Duration of study for the MA degree could be extended to maximum of four years. MA theses can be written in Chinese or English.
About STA
1. Introduction Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA) is a comprehensive university of performing arts, with the focus on theatre training and studies and a history of almost 70 years. Co-sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of China and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, and reporting to the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission, STA is one of the best art institutions of higher education in China. After decades of development, STA has grown from a single discipline school into an outstanding comprehensive university of performing arts in China. On December 1st, 1945, the predecessor of Shanghai Theatre Academy - Shanghai Municipal Experimental Theatre School - was founded by well-known educators Gu Yuxiu and famous dramatists Li Jianwu, Gu Zhongyi, Huang Zuolin, Wu Renzhi at 1844 Sichuan Road, with Xiong Foxi as the first president. In October 1949, the school was renamed as Shanghai Municipal Theatre School. In the structura...