Lou Wei is the Chairman of Shanghai Theatre Academy, and Chairman of STA Administration Committee. Previously he served as Director of Students' Office in Shanghai University, Deputy Secretary-General of Shanghai University, and Vice Chairman and Vice President of Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade. His other posts include Secretary-General of Asia Competition of ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest, Chairman of Organizing Committee of Asia Simulation Conference. His major books are Entering University, Transient Core Population, Thinking on Cultivating Outstanding University Students, etc. His visual art works include: Soil, Dancing, etc.


  Hu Min is the Vice Chairman of Shanghai Theatre Academy, and she holds a master's degree in history and is both a lecturer and a senior political engineer. She joined the Chinese Communist Party in June 1987 and started to work in October 1989. From October 2000 to May 2002, Hu Min worked as the Director of Communist Party Office in the Basic Medicine College of Shanghai Second Medical University. From May 2002 to July 2005, she served as the Deputy Director and later the Director of Communist Party Office of Shanghai Second Medical University. Then she assumed the post of Director of Communist Party Office in the Medical College of Shanghai Jiao Tong University from July 2005 to July 2008, Deputy Secretary of Party Committee and Vice President of Shanghai Institute of Health Sciences from July 2008 to April 2012.

  Huang Changyong is currently the Vice Preseident at Shanghai Theatre Academy, and Dean of College of Creative Studies – STA, Director of Metropolitan Cultural Audit Center (MCAC), professor, and Ph.D tutor (studies on culture, creativity and arts management)。 He is also professor and Ph.D tutor (studies on cultural industries) in Tongji University. He graduated from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature as Doctor of Literature in Fudan University in January 1995. He is mainly engaged in the research on literature, cultural theories, cultural and creative industries, and metropolitan culture. He has chaired many national and provincial level research projects by national social sciences funds and Shanghai philosophy and social science planning. His has received The Fourth Shanghai Outstanding Achievement Award for Philosophy and Social Sciences, and The Eighth Shanghai Outcome Award of Consultation and Research for Government Decision-Making. 

  Gong Baorong, Vice President of Shanghai Theatre Academy, has obtained his BA degree from Fudan University, MA(lettres modernes) from Aix-Marseille I,PhD from Paris III-Sorbonne nouvelle and MA (gestion culturellefrom Paris-Dauphine. He is now Vice President and Professor of STA, teaching: History of World Theatre, Theatrical Semiotics, Text Ananlysis and Study of arts Management. Major publications: History of French Theatre, Schools of 20th century French Theatre,French Theatre after May 1968 and dozens of papers on major academic journals like Theatre Arts, Arts, etc Translations: Arts, l'Amour triumphe de tout, Histoire d'amour, etc. Furthermore he accomplished a number of national and municipal projects and participated in several international academic and arts exchange projects.
  Zhang Weiling, Vice President and an associate professor at Shanghai Theater Academy. In August 1987, he obtained his mater degree in Social Sciences and Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and began to work in the same year. He served as the Deputy Secretary of Youth League Committee, the Deputy Secretary of Party General Branch in the Department of Applied Chemistry, the Deputy Secretary-General of the Steering Committee for Students' Affairs (Studying in Shanghai Chinese Communist Party College from September 1997 to January 1998), the Deputy Director of Communist Party Office and University General Affair Office and the Director of Minhang Campus Office, and the Director of University General Affairs in Shanghai Jiao Tong University (taking the temporary post of Deputy Secretary-General of Shanghai Education Commission from October 2002 to June 2003)。 In June 2003, he stared to work as the Director of Shanghai Education Commission Office and then as the Deputy Secretary-General there. From June 2008 to September 2010, he held the position of Head of Shanghai Working Group in the headquarters of Dujiangyan's Reconstruction. In May 2011, he started to take on the post of Vice President at Shanghai Theatre Academy.
   Zhang Jiachun, CFO of Shanghai Theatre Academy. Obtained her BA in Engineering, Phd in Management, and is a professor in senior accountant. She has been worked as a professional since 1983, and joined China Communist party in 1998. She worked as  Secretary of Commission for Discipline Inspection and Director of Supervision Office at Shanghai University. Presently, she is working as the CFO of both Shanghai Theatre Academy and Shanghai Music Conservatory.