School of Performing Arts Seoul

School of Performing Arts Seoul (Korean: 서울공연예술고등학교), colloquially known as 서공예 (SOPA) in South Korea, is an arts high school in Gung-dong, Guro District, Seoul.[3]

School of Performing Arts Seoul
서울공연예술고등학교
Address
16-26 Ori-ro 22na-gil, Guro District


South Korea
Coordinates37°30′01″N 126°49′55″E / 37.500139°N 126.832083°E / 37.500139; 126.832083Coordinates: 37°30′01″N 126°49′55″E / 37.500139°N 126.832083°E / 37.500139; 126.832083
Information
TypePrivate
Established1966 (56 years ago) (1966)
PrincipalIm Ho-seong (임호성)[1]
Deputy principalKwon Oh-hyun (권오현)
Faculty37
GenderCo-educational
Enrollment813[2]
Color(s)Yellow
 
Websitesopa.hs.kr

HistoryEdit

SOPA was founded on March 6, 1966 as Jeonghui High School (정희고등공민학교). On February 28, 2002, Park Jae-ryeon was appointed as principal.[4] SOPA was relocated on September 1, 2008 to its current location at 147-1 Gung-dong, Guro-gu in Seoul.

After changing its name to School of Performing Arts Seoul (Korean서울공연예술고등학교; RRSeo-ul Gong-yeon Yesul Godeung Hakkyo), SOPA took in their first batch of students on March 1, 2009. There are a total of 11,935 graduates as of February 4, 2016, with March 2, 2016 marking new student admissions for the 2016 school year.

DepartmentsEdit

  • Department of Theatre & Film
  • Department of Practical Dance
  • Department of Practical Music
  • Department of Stage Arts
  • Department of Theatre Arts (combined with Department of Broadcasting Arts to form Department of Theatre & Film)[5]
  • Department of Broadcasting Arts (combined with Department of Theatre Arts to form Department of Theatre & Film)[6]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "학교장 인사말" (in Korean). Retrieved 8 September 2020.
  2. ^ "학교현황". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  3. ^ "학교위치". Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  4. ^ "학교연혁". Retrieved 25 September 2014.
  5. ^ "연기예술과". Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  6. ^ "방송연예과". Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  7. ^ 뭇 남성 사로잡은 첫사랑 아이콘 미쓰에이 수지. The Donga Ilbo (in Korean). December 2012. Archived from the original on December 2, 2012. Retrieved February 10, 2022.
  8. ^ Choi Seong-jin (February 7, 2017). "서울공연예술고등학교, 신비-은서-엄지-정국 등 '졸업식도 별들의 잔치'". G Valley (in Korean). Archived from the original on February 8, 2017. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  9. ^ Choi, Moon-young (February 7, 2017). [포토] 방탄소년단 정국 '드디어 졸업합니다'. Sports Chosun (in Korean). Archived from the original on September 9, 2018. Retrieved February 10, 2022.
  10. ^ "周洁琼为出道做准备 不出席高中毕业典礼". JoongAng Ilbo (in Chinese). February 7, 2017. Archived from the original on October 14, 2018. Retrieved February 10, 2022.

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