Brief introduction of Beijing Opera Art’s College
Beijing Opera Art’s College (hereinafter referred to as BOAC), is the only independent set of the art of Career Academy in Beijing area, approved by People's Government of Beijing Municipality, registered by the Ministry of education for full-time ordinary colleges and universities. The predecessor of BOAC was founded in 1952 in Beijing City, a private art training school. In December 2002, Beijing Opera Art’s College was established and had a full time higher vocational education. In 2006, the Beijing Institute of Art enriched the teaching and research strength of the college. Now there are 357 employees, 233 full-time teachers. Among these, 67 have the professional title, 5 distinguished teacher in Beijing City, 17 key members of the outstanding young teacher, 1 Specialty Leading Person. College recruits students in the whole country, which has several major fields, including Peking Opera, local opera, music, dance, art design and film and television performances. It is already developed from a single opera school into a comprehensive art academy. The College cultivates nearly 7000 art talents, such as Sun Yumin, Zhang Xuejin, Zhao Baoxiu, Gu Wenyue and so on. In February 2012, the college has become "the Beijing model of Higher Vocational colleges".
At the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013, BOAC established the "Six Top Projects" of the programmatic charter and development goals. That is, establishing a group of art students base; hiring a number of famous masters, teacher guidance, and teaching supervisor; focusing on the construction of the traditional specialty, promoting the professional construction and contributing to a number of art education research; creating a number of well-known teachers of BOAC; creating and rehearsing a number of outstanding traditional and original repertoires and establishing the “children's theater"; introducing a number of outstanding graduates and national art heritages. In June 1, 2013, the first "children's theater" opened in BOAC. It serves young children, and the main content of performance fits for children. The main body of the performance is student in the school. It is a comprehensive art performance of creation, performance, observation, education, and communication. The “children’s theater” adhere to the idea — Opera Education starts with kids. By the usage of its own theater and art education resources, it develops a reserve force, shows the level of art education and introduces the outstanding artistic talent. It cultivates children's Opera audience, enriches children's cultural life and serves children's Art Education. It inherits the excellent traditional art, carrying forward the Chinese traditional culture and creating a well-known cultural brand.
In recent years, our college continuously created and rehearsed several repertoire, Peking Opera ”Shao Nian Ma Lianliang” and “Nan Hai Zi”, large traditional music concert "Yan Luo Hua Zhi”, large dance "Xi Zhao". It creates a more powerful condition for BOAC to be a "Beijing intangible cultural heritage base”. In the same time, it also provides students with better conditions for learning and heritage of the Chinese nation's outstanding culture. Our students are inspired and educated, so they can be qualified successors. We can contribute to the Chinese nation's outstanding cultural heritage and development.