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  • Shanghai’s theme event celebrating the 35th Teacher's Day is held smoothly

    On 9 September, "My Motherland and I - Shanghai Education System Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China and Shanghai Celebrates the 35th Teacher's Day", the theme event organized by the Shanghai Theatre Academy, was held in the Xianghui Hall, Fudan Universi...

  • Shanghai Theatre Academy holds 2019 Teachers’ Day Seminar

    The 2019 Teachers’ Day Seminar of the Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA) was held on the morning of 10 September in the conference room of the Foxi Building. Members of the Party and administrative leaderships of STA and representatives of teachers and staff attended the seminar, which was presided ove...

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...