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National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts

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Address: No. 400 Wanquan Temple, Fengtai District, Beijing

Post Code: 100073 

Tel: (86-10) 63351122


National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts

The National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, founded in 1978, is an institution of higher education under the Ministry of Culture.

-- Duties and Tasks

Its duties and tasks are: train specialized personnel and teachers in writing of local operas, directing, performance, music and stage art for local opera organizations and schools; train postgraduate majored in local opera performance; and be in charge of the experimental Peking Opera troupe and the affiliated high school.

-- Establishment

National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts has Performing Department, Department of Stage Art, Music Department, Department of Opera Literature, Directing Department, Social Science Department, Library, students' experimental Peking Opera troupe, a research institute, journal-editing office, General Office, Foreign Affairs Office, Dean's office and Department of Students-Affairs. There is also an affiliated local opera school under it.

-- Major achievements:

Since 1978, National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts has made the following achievements: research in scientific voice training of Peking Opera; research in the voice-change of opera performers and investigation and analysis of the voices of 44 opera performers; research in the cause of vocational voice disease of old female in Peking opera; and voice training for different roles in Peking Opera.

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