Address:No. 630 Huangshan Road, Shanghai
Post Code: 200040
Tel: (86-10) 62481866 fax: (86-10)62482646
The Shanghai Drama institute (SDI), founded in 1945 and reestablished in 1952, is an institution of higher education under the Ministry of Culture. Duties and Tasks: Provide drama personnel undergraduates, postgraduates and doctor-degree students - for drama troupes, film studios and TV stations throughout China; provide advanced-study and short term training courses for people at their posts as well as various courses for minority nationality students; and do research work in drama play, film and TV programs.
SDI has Performing Department, Stage Art Department, TV Art Department, Drama Literature Department, Directing Department, editing office of Art of Drama, a drama research institute, library, Experimental Theatre, Public Teaching Department and President's Office, Department of Students' Affairs, Dean's office and Foreign Affairs Office.
-- Major achievements:
Since 1978, SDI has made the follow achievements that have won State' and ministry-level prizes: History of Drama Theory Research of Wang jide's Rhyme of Quyi, Dresses and Adornments of Chinese Nationalities, On the Land of Hope, Teaching of Performances of Minority Nationalities, WSZ-750W stage xenon Iamp; SLC-11 computer light controller; president situation and development trend of China's stage light technology; Teaching of Drama Literature, Psychology of Drama Aesthetics, History of Chinese Ancient Dresses and Adornments From Cai Wenji to Story of Galileo - Vivid and Boldness of Stage Art, and Research of Aesthetics of Stage Figures.