Farce Opera Troupe of Shanghai
Huai Opera Troupe of Shanghai
Address: 50-155 Long, Weihai Lu, Shanghai
Hu Opera Theatre of Shanghai
Address: 333 Shimen Yilu, Shanghai
Kun Opera Troupe of Shanghai
Address: 9 Shaoxing Lu, Shanghai
Shanghai Ballet---The company was founded
in 1979 and is based in Shanghai. Since its founding,
it has staged many world famous classical works.
The company has also been working with foreign counterparts
in bettering the art as well as performances.
Address: 1674 Hongqiao Lu, Shanghai
Shanghai Film Orchestra---Set up in 1956,
the Shanghai Film Orchestra is one of the most prominent
in China. It has more than 80 musicians and 1 60-strong
orchestra for playing Chinese traditional music.
It has played the background music for more than
Address: 595 Caoxi Beilu, Xujiahui, Shanghai
Shanghai Peking Opera Theatre --- Established in 1955, the
theatre's first director was well-known performer
Zhou Xinfang. One of the most influential troupes
of its kind in the country, it used to include such
famous performers as Li Yuru, Yan Huizhu and Tong
Zhiling. It has staged the modern Peking opera "Taking
Tiger Mountain by Strategy", which was extremely
popular all over the nation during the "cultural
revolution"(1966-1976). "Pheonix out of Fire", "The
Snowfall in June" and " Emperor Cao Cao and Scholar
Yangxu" are some of the titles it often stages.
Address: 168 Anyang Lu, Shanghai
Shanghai People's Art Theatre--- Established
in 1950, the Shanghai People's Art Theatre is one
of the few prestigious modern drama companies in
China. The theatre, with nearly 200 performers,
directors and other staff members, is also noted
for incorporating both traditional and modern drama
concepts in its performances.
Address: 284 Anfu Lu, Shanghai
Shanghai Opera and Dance Theatre---This
theatre, based in Shanghai, was originally founded
in 1956 as the Shanghai Opera Theatre. It has a
dance troupe, an opera troupe, a Western orchestra,
and a stage prop and design group, with more than
300 singers, dancers and instrumentalists.
Address: 10, 100 Nong,Changshu Lu, Shanghai
Shanghai Orchestra of Chinese Traditional Music---Since
its establishment in 1957, the Shanghai Orchestra
of Chinese Traditional Music has collected and developed
traditional Chinese music, especially folk pieces
popular in south China. It makes use of the techniques
of traditional string and woodwind instruments and
has created its own elegant way of playing.
Address: 336 Xinhua Lu, Shanghai
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra---As the oldest
professional Western orchestra in Chiona, the Shanghai
Symphony started as the Shanghai Municipal Public
Band in 1879, and was made up entirely by foreign
musicians. The orchestra, with more than 100 musicians,
has played a wide range of Western and Chinese works
and toured many countries worldwide.
Shanghai Youth Drama Theatre---Originally
founded as the Experimental Drama Troupe affiliated
with the Shanghai Drama Academy in 1957, this company
adopted its current name in 1963. The theatre has
staged many famous Chinese and foreign plays. It
also has cooperated with foreign directors and artists
in the performance of modern Western drama.
Address: 201 Anfu Lu, Shanghai
Shaoxing Opera Theatre of Shanghai
Address: 16-10 Long, Fuxing Xilu,Shanghai