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  • Learning and education of "four histories" - Look for historical starting point of CPC and...

    Shortly after the learning and education of the "four histories" was fully launched at the Shanghai Theatre Academy (STA), the central group of the CPC Committee of STA arranged to have its study session in the Memorial Hall of the Site of the Second National Congress of the Communist Party of China...

  • Stories they tell on STA’s stage about fighting COVID-19 pandemic shake our hearts

    The opening ceremony of the special Party lectures sponsored by the Shanghai Municipal Education and Public Health Working Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) was held in the Duanjun Theater of Shanghai Theatre Academy on 21 May. The party and administrative leaders of Shanghai Theatre A...

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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...