Sign up for HKAPA Virtual Open Day 2022 on May 22
14 April 2022 ‖ Category : General
Virtual Open Day of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Let us be empowered by the performing arts and embrace all challenges ahead together! Members of the public are cordially invited to sign up for the event on its website (https://openday2022.hkapa.edu/). Starting at 10 am on the event day, registrants can take a spectacular tour of the virtual campuses and check out the fabulous videos prepared by our six Schools.
Six Schools of the Academy, namely, Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music and Theatre and Entertainment Arts are once again working together to present a variety of videos, highlighted programmes include the Academy Showcase Concert with beautiful Chinese and Western pieces, a contemporary ballet piece Till We Meet Again that ties spirits and emotions, the breathtaking contemporary Korean-style dance piece Drum, a contemporary dance piece Coven that gives a sense of unity and bonding, a Dance Motion Capture Project: Alexander Whitley’s METAMorphoses, highlights of drama productions, “The Unthinkable Drama Festival 2022” rehearsal scenes, screening of trailers of graduation projects and thesis projects of School of Film and Television students, Breathing at Zero, a collaborative work with guest media artist Gaybird to explore media and music through art technology, as well as Chinese opera excerpt performances.
Besides, the audio guided tour at Béthanie Landmark Heritage Campus is not to be missed. Registrants can learn more about the history of the picturesque site of more than 130 years old, including a neo-Gothic style chapel which is one of a kind in Hong Kong, it is also one of the most popular wedding venues in town; the exhibition hall area and the performance venue Béthanie theatre are converted from the historic cowshed. Registrants would be able to feel the charms and power of performing arts through the virtual journey and make the most of it even staying at home!
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The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (www.hkapa.edu)
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), established by The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Ordinance in 1984, is a leading tertiary institution in the performing arts in Asia. It provides professional undergraduate education and practice-based postgraduate studies. The study encompasses Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, and Theatre and Entertainment Arts. Its educational philosophy reflects the cultural diversity of Hong Kong with emphasis on Chinese and Western traditions, and interdisciplinary learning. Since 2008, the Academy has attained the Programme Area Accreditation (PAA) status awarded by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) to self-monitor and accredit its own Undergraduate and Post-secondary programmes in the five programme areas of Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, and Theatre and Entertainment Arts. Since 2016, the PAA status has been extended to cover Master’s Degree programmes and below. The programmes operated by the School of Chinese Opera are accredited by HKCAAVQ for recognition under the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework. Besides the main campus in Wanchai, Béthanie, the site of the Academy’s Landmark Heritage Campus in Pokfulam, has housed training facilities for the School of Film and Television since 2006. In the QS World University Rankings announced in 2022, the Academy is ranked 1st in Asia and 10th in the world in the Performing Arts category.