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2017 Winter Institute at Shanghai Theatre Academy

2017 Winter Institute at Shanghai Theatre Academy
January 4th through 13th
Hosted by Shanghai Theatre Academy and
Co-sponsored by Brown, MIT, NYU & Yale Universities
Scholars, practitioners, and students from all over the world will be gathering in Shanghai for the sixth time to share their experiences and expertise, to explore the physical, theoretical, and theatrical geographies of contemporary performance, and to contribute to the ongoing transformation of this city and other, similar places in the world.
Topics of lectures, seminars, and workshops will cover:
·         Media arts
Brown University
Matthew Guttmann - lecture: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Claire Conceison - lecture:
New York University
, lecture: Robert Landy - workshop: Louis Scheeder -workshop: Acting Albee
Yale University
David Budries - lecture/workshop: Sound Design and Composition for Theatre
Grace Zandarski – workshop: Voice Training for Actors and Social Performers
Shanghai Theatre Academy and Special Guests
Chen Sihe (Fudan U) – lecture: New Height of Shanghai Novel: Wang Anyi’s Heavenly Fragrance
Guo Yu (STA) –lecture: Stage Configurations of Intercultural Theatre
Huang Changyong (STA) – lecture: The Urban and the Rural: Confrontational & Complimentary
Lu Ang (STA) – lecture: What Contributions Chinese Theatre Can Make to the World Today?
Shi Chuan (STA) – lecture: Contemporary Approaches to Film Adaptations of Classical Novels
Xu Jiali, etc. (STA) – workshop: Intro to Beijing Opera Acting
Yang Yang (ECNU) – lecture: Literary Experiences of Shanghai: Macroscopic and Mundane
ü Chinese theatre, opera performances.
The enrolment capacity is up to total of 60 students, international and Chinese. Tuition fees for students from the six sponsoring universities will be waived. Students from other universities can participate for a nominal tuition fee of US $2,000 and outstanding students may apply for tuition scholarship from STA. Hotel stays (within walking distance) can be arranged for students by STA staff at a cost of approximately $35 per person per day in a double room. Meal subsidy will be provided for enrolled students.
Deadline of application: December 15, 2016
Means of application: through email / fax, on confirmation of receipt
Please refer to the application form attached
International Cooperation Office, Shanghai Theatre Academy
Tel: 86-21-6248 6050; Fax: 86-21-6248 5596
Email: sta_international@163.com
Student Application:

Fax: 86-21-6248 5596