About Us

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, established by Government Ordinance in 1984, is a leading tertiary institution in performing arts in Asia. It provides professional undergraduate education and practice-based postgraduate studies in Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, Theatre and Entertainment Arts, and Chinese Traditional Theatre. Its education philosophy reflects the cultural diversity of Hong Kong with emphasis on Chinese and Western traditions, and interdisciplinary learning.

Performing Arts Education Centre

Established in 2007, the Performing Arts Education Centre is an initiative of the Academy to strategically embed and systematically coordinate different educational outreach activities into the Academy programmes with the aim to nourish young and talented Hong Kong students in preparation for post-secondary and tertiary studies at the Academy. The Centre will also be involved in the development of local and international networks to strategise and raise awareness of performing arts education within community activities and government circles.