Higher Studies in music

Central Academy of Drama China

The Central Academy of Drama is the first theatre higher educational institution of the People’s Republic of China and now it is affiliated to China’s Ministry of Education. It is ranked as one of the best top-level drama, Film & Television arts institutions in China and has been selected into the country’s construction plan of world first-class disciplines. The Central Academy of Drama is the headquarters of China Alliance of Theatre Higher Educational Institutes, Asia Theatre Education Centre (ATEC) and World Theatre Education Alliance (WTEA). It is a world famous higher educational institute of arts.  The history of the Central Academy of Drama dates back to more than 80 years, to April 10th, 1938, when Yan An Lu Xun Art College was established. The Central Academy of Drama opened officially in December, 1949 and held the inaugural conference on 2nd of April, 1950. Chairman Mao Zedong inscribed the official name in calligraphy.