To strengthen ties with secondary schools, the Academy has hosted a Luncheon with Secondary School Principals on 18 February.
The luncheon was a good opportunity for Schools of the Academy to forge a close bond with local secondary schools, and exchange views on further collaboration between Academy and the secondary schools. Professor Adrian Walter AM, Director of the HKAPA, delivered a welcome remark and introduced the development of the Academy. Mr Roy Szeto, alumnus of the Academy, Head of Directing and Artistic Director of School Production, School of Drama, was invited to share his study life here at the Academy and his career development after graduation. Ms Lilian Yuen, Head of Academic Services introduced a variety of academic programmes to the Principals while Ms Violet Lau, Head of Student Affairs, shared the highlights of graduate employment survey.
The school representatives enjoyed the meal while exchanged views on education and admission with the Deans and faculty members of the six Schools. They welcomed more outreach activities to be organised for their students in the future.
Professor Adrian Walter AM, Director of the HKAPA, delivered a welcome remark and introduced the development of the Academy. 演藝學院校長華道賢教授AM為大家致歡迎辭，並介紹學院的發展。
Alumnus of School of Drama of HKAPA, Mr Roy Szeto, was the director of Hu Xueyan, my Dear, a play that had won six awards at the 2nd Chinese Theatre Awards, including "Best Director" and "Best Production of the Year". 戲劇學院畢業生司徒慧焯所導演的《親愛的胡雪巖》，獲得第二屆華語戲劇盛典六大獎項，包括最佳導演和最佳年度製作。