2017 Shanghai Summer School


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 15– July 6, 2017

Chinese opera: 64 lessons

Chinese culture: 9 lessons

Chinese Opera Introduction: 16 lessons

Chinese languages: 16 lessons


Application deadline:

 April 15 2017



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

Deposit40 USD. Student who has been enrolled should transfer 40USD to STA as deposit .The deposit will be returned on the registration day by RMB.

Bank information:



BankChina Construction Bank, Shanghai Yanan Road Branch

Bank Add200 Zhen Ning Road, Shanghai, China

Post code200040





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.      2 photos of 2 inches and one ordinary life photo

3.      Application form 

4.      University certificate;

5.      Resume and other materials related to the application.


Please send the above materials to:


Shirley Zou

Foreign Students Office

Shanghai Theatre Academy

630 Huashan Road, Shanghai, China


Tel0086-21-62485215  Fax0086-21-62485596




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.