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.