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  • Success Performance of the J.F.Oberlin University Student Peking Opera Troupe in Shanghai

    December 23rd, student Peking Opera Troupe from the J.F.Oberlin University did a wonderful performance at the Lianhua Road campus theatre. Secretary Lou Wei of STA and principle Mitani from J.F.Oberlin University made a speech on stage before t...

  • Director of the State Hermitage Museum visited Shanghai Theatre Academy

    Recently, party of the director of The State Hermitage Museum visited Shanghai Theatre Academy and the Yiyuantang Art Museum. President Huang Changyong, director of the foreign affairs office Zhang Yunlei and the interpreter Lou Yan received an...

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...