Performing Arts Education

All his world is a stage

For James Chan Tai-yin, the first week of June will be a testing time. It's not that he fears the wretched heat or debilitating humidity. It's that his future may hang in the balance.

Sunday, 1 May, 2011, 12:00am

Academy and comprehensive curriculum sought to nurture talent

A visual arts academy should be set up and more arts classes offered in primary and secondary schools to nurture talented youngsters, the Culture and Heritage Commission suggests.

In its consultation paper released yesterday, the commission says an academy would be crucial to the 'comprehensive and 'coherent' development of visual arts training.

7 Nov 2002 - 12:00am


Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours De gree in Drama The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts School of Drama Requirement: (a) Grade E or above in 5 subjects in the HKCEE, including English Language and Grade E or above in Chinese; (b) a diploma awarded by the academy and: (c) satisfactory result in an English Proficiency Test of the academy.

13 Mar 2000 - 12:00am

APA sets stage for open day

Thousands of visitors got a taste of the magic of theatre as Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts welcomed the public to its annual open day.

To give visitors a better understanding of the academy's work, all five of its schools - dance, drama, music, technical arts, and film and television - gave performances, demonstrations, workshops and exhibitions throughout the day.

25 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Brass ensemble kicks festivities

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA) is holding an Open Day on Sunday.

The APA will open its doors to guests from 10 am to 4 pm.

All of the academy's schools - Dance, Drama, Music, Technical Arts and Film and Television - will be putting on performances, demonstrations and exhibitions.

19 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

APA opens doors to art-lovers

VISITORS flood the Academy for Performing Arts (APA) when it opens itself to the public each year, no doubt for the same reasons - there are behind-the-stage tours that solve the puzzles on stage, and a full plate of entertainment.

This year's 30,000 visitors found no exceptions.

22 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Academy trains tomorrow's leaders in the performing arts

IF you are reading this article because the title is of interest you probably are already studying a performing art or thinking about it. Your parents may think there is no future, no financial security and no social prestige in being a performing artist.Read on! Perhaps you will find some ideas that will help you, and them, in making your future educational decisions.

19 Apr 1993 - 12:00am