Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Academy for Performing Arts Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, this morning approved several academy expansion projects to meet and develop scientific and practical needs. Improve educational programs.
His Highness also approved the establishment of the College of Music and its building, after the establishment of the college, it will be the largest music institution in the country and the college will offer various types of music such as classical music, Arabic music, world music, music techniques and music composition.
The College of Music building will have academic and practical facilities as it includes a 1,100-seat music hall, music recording studios, rehearsal rooms, rehearsal studios and a music library.
His Highness approved the reorganization of the Academy’s current programs of study to include admission to the College of Drama. The current programs are BA in Acting, BA in Musical Theater and BA in Production Arts.
His Highness approved the establishment of additional housing for students to accommodate the growing number of students in the academy, providing a suitable environment for students to stay and covering various important needs to support academic needs and extra-curricular activities.
His Highness reviewed a detailed presentation on the progress of work at the Academy and the projects presented and the most important proposals for expanding the Academy in additional buildings and upgrading the existing facilities to suit scientific and practical needs.