Instructed by the Art Education Center, Tsinghua University Students’ Art Troupe is a university-founded amateur art group for students. It is the field of artistic practices open to all Tsinghua students, and acts as the assistant classroom of the artistic and aesthetic education of the university.
At present, the Art Troupe consists of twelve branch teams, including the Military Band, the Chinese Orchestra, the Chorus, the Symphony Orchestra, the Dance Team, the Drama Team, the Dance Sport Team, the Clavier Team, the Fine Art Group, the Photography Team, the Peking Opera Team, and the Chinese Folk Vocal Art Team. The student members are totaled over 1,200, including undergraduates, graduates and international students.
The Art Troupe has enjoyed a high reputation among the universities in China. It contributes many high-quality performances to its alma mater and the society. It presents annual performances including the university anniversary celebration, the greeting performance to new freshmen and the New Year's Concert, and provides grass field concerts, outdoor open rehearsals, art popularizing lessons and special performances by its 12 teams.
As the representative art team of Tsinghua University, the Art Troupe has participated in various domestic competitions and achieved glorious scores. In addition, it has performed in many countries such as Japan, Singapore, Russia and the United States, and won great success.
The Art Troupe as well as many other student associations recruits new members at the beginning of each semester. It is usually held in front of the student dining halls, such as Zijing Yuan and Taoli Yuan.
To know more about the teams of the Art Troupe, please visit the website at http://www.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/arts/4654/index.html.