Founded on March 18th, 1960, Shanghai Dance School is a national key school of vocational secondary education, and a partner school of Prix de Lausannein Switzerland.Shanghai Dance School has five majors – ballet, Chinese classical dance, song and dance, modern dance and ballroom dance.
Through the hard work of generations in the past decades, Shanghai Dance School has made great achievements on teaching, research, management and talent training, with distinctive characteristics and good ethos on learning and teaching. The School has formed a good tradition and environment for education, and has cultivated a large number of outstanding dance talents, with more than 300 award-winners in major international and domestic dance competitions. Shanghai Ballet, Shanghai Dance Theatre and Shanghai Oriental Youth Dance Troupe are all established on the basis of the graduates of our school. Shanghai Dance School enjoys the reputation of the "cradle of dancers" with graduates all over the world.