Arts Degree Program in China - Drama

1. Introduction

Drama refers to a general term of the stage performing arts by using the language, action, dance, music, puppets and other forms to achieve the narrative purpose. The concept of drama in literature refers to the script that is created for the performance of the play. Theatrical performances are in many forms, including stage play, opera, ballet, musicals, puppetry etc.. Drama is a comprehensive art, which is performed by an actor who plays a role on the stage.

Drama is the art of performing of a story or situation by an actor in a manner such as conversation, singing, or action. Drama has four elements, including the "actor", "story (situation)", "stage" and "audience" ". "Actor" is among the most important of the four elements. He is in the role of spokesperson, must have the ability to play, drama and other arts have the biggest difference is playing, by the acting and play the role to prevail, if abandoned the acting, so performances will no longer be a drama.

The program trains talents equipped with the theory, criticism, editing and art management of drama, film and television.

2. Categories

Ancient Greek drama

Chinese opera

China opera is a Chinese traditional art integrating various factors, including literature, music, dance, fine arts, martial arts, acrobatics and performing arts, there are many interesting operas and performance forms include singing and dancing, reading and singing, literature and martial arts, integrating "sing, do, read, play" in one, become an independent school in the world of drama history, its main features, taking Beijing opera, which is the highest achievement of Chinese classical opera art an example, one is men play female (a female playing a male is common in Shaoxing opera ); the second is the division of Sheng, Dan, Jing, Chou; the third is Jing role has exaggerated makeup art - facebook; the fourth is "wardrobe" (i.e. opera costumes and props) have fixed patterns and specifications; the fifth is using the "program" to perform.

According to the size, the drama can be divided into a full-length drama, one act play and sketch;

According to the forms, can be divided into drama, opera, ballet, opera, drama etc.;

According to the theme, can be divided into myth, historical drama, drama, drama, drama, social drama, family drama, science fiction, etc.;

According to the nature and effect of the dramatic conflict, can be divided into tragedy, comedy and serious drama

But the most basic, the most used classification is a tragedy, comedy and serious drama, which the tragedy occurred earlier than the comedy, serious drama is also known as tragicomedy.

Tragedy: the essence of the conflict: "the historical necessity and the fact that this requirement is impossible to achieve". The aesthetic value of the tragedy: "the destruction of the value of life to the people to see".

Comedy: the aesthetic value: "to show people the teared of no value".

Drama: Comedy and tragedy, "mediation becomes a new whole more profound way".

3. Performance Forms

Theatrical performances are in many forms, including the common drama, opera, opera, ballet, musicals, puppetry etc. Due to the difference of cultural background, different cultures have different forms of drama.

The modern drama concept emphasizes the unity of all the performing elements on the stage to realize the comprehensive artistic effect. All the floorboard of performance elements including actor, stage, props, lighting, sound, clothing, makeup and the script, director, including the onstage and the audience interaction relationship (commonly referred to as the "concept of the relationship between speech").


Dramatic language including character language and stage description

4. Artistic Characteristics of Drama

Drama integrates numerous art forms with a standard, these forms include: poetry, music, dance. Refers to literature, music refers to the music accompaniment, dance refers to the show. In addition to the stage art, clothing, makeup, etc.

5. Drama Forms

In ancient Greece, art is divided into music, painting, sculpture, architecture and poetry, drama classified poem category. However, the real drama art should include poetry (Literature), music, painting, sculpture, architecture, and dance and other elements of art, which is known as a comprehensive art.

Each art has a special means of expression, which constitutes the external form of the image. As a kind of comprehensive art, drama has melted a variety of art expression means, they are in the complex in the direct, external performance is:

Literature. Mainly refers to the script.

Plastic arts. Mainly refers to the scenery, lighting, props, costumes, makeup.

Music. Mainly refers to the sound, the music, the music and so on in the theater performance, in the opera, the opera, but also includes the melody, the concert and so on.

Dance. Mainly refers to the dance of components contained in the art of ballet and opera, converted to actors performing arts - the action of art in the drama.

6. Training Objectives

The program cultivates senior specialized personnel with the theory, review, edit and art management of drama, film and television, can be engaged, in theater or television and film factory, editing and cultural management authorities and other departments for theory research, compilation and cultural management aspects of the work and to perform the actual work in state organs, cultural and educational institutions.

7. Training Requirements

The students should be familiar with literary and artistic principles, policies, systematically master theater, movie and television literature, basic theory and creation skills and knowledge of relevant disciplines, have better cultural and artistic accomplishment, strong aesthetic feeling and creative thinking; with systematic and extensive television drama theory and historical knowledge, master the methods of analysis and research of drama, film and TV works, strong theoretical writing ability.

8. Knowledge and Skills

(1) Master the basic theory and basic knowledge of drama, film and television arts

(2) The basic ability of theoretical writing

(3) Understand the principles, policies and regulations of the arts and literature

(4) Understand the basic methods of literature retrieval and data query, and have certain theoretical research and practical ability

9. Main Courses

Main subject: Art

Major courses: directing, performing arts, stage art design basis, the history of Chinese and foreign drama, art, etc..

The main practical teaching: including social practice and artistic practice, the general arrangement is 3 week for each semester.

10. Similar Programs

Musicology, composition and composition theory and technique, musical performances, painting, sculpture, art, art design, art design, dance, choreography, drama, acting, directing, theater, film and television literature, drama, film and television art design, photography, recording arts, animation broadcasting and hosting art, art, film and television, convention and exhibition of art and technology, landscape architectural design, digital media art

11. Employment Prospects

Graduates mainly go to the theater or television station, film factory, editing department and cultural management organs engaged in the work of theory research, compilation and cultural management, or to the state organs, cultural and educational institutions engaged in practical work.


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