Academy of Arts (Egypt)
It began with three institutes (for film, music, and ballet), but today comprises several institutions of higher learning:
- Cairo Conservatoire ("المعهد العالي للموسيقى "الكونســرفاتوار), established in 1959
- Higher Institute of Artistic Criticism (المعهد العالي للنقد الفني)
- Higher Institute of Arabic Music (المعهد العالي للموسيقى العربية), established in 1929; comprises two performing groups: the Umm Kulthum Band for Arab Music and the Religious Recitation Band
- Higher Institute of Cinema (المعهد العالي للسينما), established in 1959
- Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts (المعهد العالي للفنون المسرحية), established in 1944 and comprising programs in acting, dramatic arts, décor, criticism, make-up, and integrated artist
- Higher Institute of Ballet (المعهد العالي للباليه), established in 1959
- High Institute of Folk Arts (المعهد العالي للفنون الشعبية), established in 1981
Additional performing groups include:
- Academic Troupes for Folk Music
- Academy of Arts Symphonic Orchestra
- Children & Youth Chorale
- Academic Troupe for Ballet
- Academic Troupe for Theatre
The Academy of Arts's former president right now is Ashraf Zaki. The Academy of Arts's former president was Ahlam Younes.
- "أكاديمية الفنون". egy-mhe.gov (in Arabic).
- Official Academy of Arts website
- egy-mhe.gov: Academy of Arts page - (Arabic)
- Saudiaramcoworld: "Choreography in Cairo—classical ballet comes to Egypt"
- Egypt State Information Service: Academy of Arts page
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