Central Academy of Drama (China) A Delegation Of Teachers And Students From Macau Visited The DongCheng Campus Of Our School

On the morning of July 27, 2021, a delegation of 27 teachers and students from Macao primary and secondary schools arrived in Beijing under the organization of the Macao Youth Education Promotion Association and began a five-day visit and exchange activities. At 9:30 in the morning, the delegation visited Dongcheng Campus of our school as the first stop. Representatives of the Macau Youth Education Promotion Association presented our school with a picture album commemorating the centennial of the founding of the Communist Party of China, and our school also presented souvenirs to all the delegation.

Afterwards, all members of the delegation listened to the academic lecture on “History and Evolution of Chinese Drama” given by Professor Fu Jin of our school in the east hall of the theater. Professor Fu Jin started with the style of drama, focusing on the introduction of Zaju in the Yuan Dynasty and the layering of opera brought by it, and traced back to history, explaining the modern evolution and transformation of opera and its inheritance and protection in contemporary times. The lecture was interspersed with a wealth of literature materials and cases of Nuo Opera, Kunqu Opera, Qin Opera, etc. The content was rich, concise and easy to understand, and won warm applause from the audience.

After the lecture, the delegation visited the experimental theater under the guidance of the staff of the experimental theater of our school. The staff introduced the characteristics and recent works of the academy and the theater to the delegation. The teachers and students of the delegation showed great interest in the rehearsal process of the musical “Home”, which is being rehearsed by our school and will be staged at Tianqiao Art Center.

At 12 o’clock in the morning, the delegation officially ended their trip at the Dongcheng Campus and took a group photo at the Dongcheng Campus.