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  • Red culture creative works of STA College of Creative Studies win prizes again

    On 30 June, on the occasion of celebrating the 99th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the award ceremony of the 1st Shanghai Red Culture Creative Competition and the launch ceremony of the 2nd Shanghai Red Culture Creative Competition were held at the Eastday.com. Among th...

  • Theatre criticism and contemporary theatre – Shanghai Theatre Academy holds online academi...

    On 28 June2020, the Chinese Drama Research Center of Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA) held an online seminar on "Theatre Criticism and Contemporary Theatre" in conjunction with the Chinese Drama Theory and History Research Society. The seminar was presided over by Chen Jun, Dean of the Department of T...

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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...