2019 Shanghai Summer School (Beijing Opera)暑期学校项目


Brief  introduction:

The  students will study three courses: Chinese opera, Chinese culture, and 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  17– July 7, 2019

Chinese  opera: 64 lessons

Chinese culture: 21 lessons

Chinese  Opera Introduction: 16 lessons

Chinese  languages: 4 lessons


Application  deadline:April 20, 2019



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  /Lodging/ Meals /Insurancefee: provided by Shanghai Theatre Academy

Visa  &International flight expenses: to be borne by the students



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.Students  from non-English speaking country should be able to communicate in English  fluently and need to provide some certificate which can prove your English level  when you apply.


Application  materials:

1.Passport  copy;

2.One  full front headshot and one ordinary life photo(digital)

3.  Application form

4.University  certificate/enrollment;

5.  Resume and other materials related to the application.


Please  send the above materials to:


Shirley  Zou

Foreign  Students Office

Shanghai  Theatre Academy



The  students shall apply for and receive the student visa (X2) with at least  one-month stay in China in their own countries. Shanghai Theatre Academy will  provide Formal Admission Letter and JW202 form for the visa  application.