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  • Aim to be Internationally First Class, Continuously Expand New Situation for International Cooperation and Exchange

    At the end of the Chinese lunar year of 2018, Lou Wei, Party Secretary of the Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA), and his delegation visited the United Kingdom and Belgium for seven days at the invitation of the relevant foreign organizations. Duri...

  • Shanghai Theatre Academy and Hengdian Group Holding Co Ltd signs cooperation agreement

    The signing ceremony of the Cooperation Agreement on the Sino-Foreign Cooperative Hengdian Film Academy (temporary name, hereinafter referred to as Hengdian Film Academy) between the Shanghai Theatre Academy and the Hengdian Group Holding Co Lt...

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...