Theatre and Entertainment Arts
Undergraduate and Post-secondary Programmes
(Updated) Extended Deadlines for Application for Admission in 2020/21 of Undergraduate and Post-secondary Programmes are stated as follows:
By Major Study Areas
*Theatre Design: by noon, Friday 13 December 2019 (Hong Kong Time)
*Media Design and Technology: by noon, Friday 20 December 2019 (Hong Kong Time)
*Technical Production and Management: by noon, Friday 20 December 2019 (Hong Kong Time)
Selection is based upon review of school records, HKCEE / HKAL / HKDSE scores, previous experience in performing arts, portfolio review, letters of reference, and a written statement of personal goals.
Applicants for the following major study areas are required to submit portfolios:
- Theatre Design Department - All Specialisations
When submitting the application form, applicant should enclose 3 copies of their Portfolio. These Portfolios must be in A4 size with NO MORE THAN 20 pages (40 sides).
The portfolio should contain SELECTED works that represent your creative talents as applicable to the area you applied for. For example, copies of original works such as sketches, drawings, renderings, paintings, technical drawings, visual diaries etc.; photographs of 3D works such as: costumes, props, sculptures, models etc. Photocopies of research material are NOT necessary.
These portfolios will NOT be returned.
- Technical Production and Management Department - Stage & Event Management, and Technical Direction Specialisations
For Stage Management:
Samples of production files, prompt book, budget, schedule, running lists, slides, photographs or other supporting documents for theatre presentations, community projects or other performing arts for which applicants have acted in a Stage Management capacity.
For Technical Direction:
Samples of artwork, models, technical drawings, paper work, renderings, photos, or videos of any productions or projects applicants have been involved with.
- Media Design and Technology Department - Lighting and Sound Specialisations
Samples of artwork, models, technical drawings, paper work, renderings, photos, sound tapes or videos of any productions or projects applicants have been involved with.
Candidates who pass the first screening will be invited to attend one or more personal interviews or recruitment exercises. Admission will be based primarily on personal interviews, portfolio review and/or practical tests.
Postgraduate Degree Programme
For information on MFA admissions, please browse here at https://www.hkapa.edu/tea/study-programmes/master-of-fine-arts-in-theatre-and-entertainment-arts.