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  • Closing ceremony of Shanghai Theater Academy’s Year 2018 freshmen military training camp is held

    On the morning of 18 September, the closing ceremony of the Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA)’s military training camp for Year 2018 freshmen was held at the Oriental Land. STA leaders Huang Changyong, Hu Min, Zhou Yin'e, Zhang Weiling and Tang Li...

  • Proposal assessment meeting of “Research on the Creation of Modern Chinese Opera”, a major project of China National Social Science Fund in 2018, is held successfully

    On the afternoon of 15 September 2018, the proposal assessment meeting of "Research on the Creation of Modern Chinese Opera", a major project in art theory of the China National Social Science Fund in 2018 for which Li Wei, Research Professor o...

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...