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-gu, Seoul.[3]

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


South Korea
Coordinates37°30′0.500″N 126°49′55.499″E / 37.50013889°N 126.83208306°E / 37.50013889; 126.83208306Coordinates: 37°30′0.500″N 126°49′55.499″E / 37.50013889°N 126.83208306°E / 37.50013889; 126.83208306
Information
TypePrivate
Established1966
PrincipalIm Ho-seong (임호성)[1]
Deputy PrincipalKwon Oh-hyun (권오현)
Faculty37
GenderCo-ed
Enrollment813[2]
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

Notable filming worksEdit

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. ^ Got7 - Girls Girls Girls on YouTube
  8. ^ To. Jenny, Ep 1 on YouTube

External linksEdit