The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
is a striking landmark of the Wanchai waterfront.
Its establishment in 1984 marked a significant
milestone in the cultural life of Hong Kong.
A unique tertiary institution of its kind
in South East Asia, the Academy offers professional
training up to degree level in Chinese Traditional
Theatre, Dance, Drama, Music, Theatre Technical,
Film and Television Arts.
The Academy building, designed by a Hong
Kong based architectural firm, is considered
to be amongst the best in the world for
its design and equipment. It contains a
complex of sophisticated venues, specially
built for a variety of productions and audience
sizes. Over 300 public performances are
given throughout the year to the public.