Shanghai Summer School 2013


Shanghai Summer School 2013
Hosted by Shanghai Theatre Academy

Purpose: To promote Chinese culture and opera and enhance intercultural understanding

Brief introduction: The students will study three courses: Chinese opera, Chinese culture, Chinese language. The main course is the traditional Chinese opera, which is composed of the learning of Chinese opera steps and movements, water sleeve routines, spear and sword routines, and selected scene work. Chinese culture and language are supporting courses for students to better understand the essence of traditional Chinese culture. During the program, the students will have the opportunity to see traditional Chinese opera shows and take field trips.

June 21– July 11, 2013
Chinese opera: 64 lessons
Chinese culture: 9 lessons
Chinese Opera Introduction: 16 lessons
Chinese languages: 16 lessons

Application deadline: May 20, 2013
The attendance rate over 90% is required for the program. At the end of the program, the students will be assessed in the form of a reporting performance. The certificate of completion will be issued on passing the assessment and getting the required attendance rate.
Tuition fee: free
International flight expenses: to be borne by the students
Lodging: free, provided by Shanghai Theatre Academy
Living subsidy: 50 yuan/day, provided by Shanghai Theatre Academy
1. Foreign student’s between16 and 30 years old. University students preferred.
2. Interested in Chinese culture, and willing to learn China opera
3. Priority is given to students focusing on Chinese studies or with art background like acting and dancing .
4. Non-English speaker should speak English well and need to provide some certificate which can prove your English level when you apply.

Application materials:
1. Passport copy;
2. 4 photos of 2 inches;
3. Application form
4. University certificate;
5. Resume and other materials related to the application.
Please send the above materials to:
Miss Cai Yan
Foreign Students Office
Shanghai Theatre Academy
630 Huashan Road, Shanghai, China 200040
Tel:0086-21-62485215 Fax:0086-21-62485596
The students shall apply for and receive the visa with at least one-month stay in China in their own countries.
The students shall take care of their own personal accident insurance for the stay in China.
Pictures of 2011\2012 Summer School