The Development of Performing Arts Training in 21 century


  • Bhanbhassa Dhubthien


Thai performing arts, Inheritance, training, Chulalongkorn University


This research aims to study the development of performing arts training in higher education of the 21st century, which many institutions are keen to make a significant adjustment for their curriculums to produce the satisfied graduates for the modern period. Nowadays, technology has developed rapidly and performing arts artists such as actors, playwrights, directors, and designers are required broader knowledge. They have to be storytellers who can use many new techniques to fit their audience preferences. Moreover, they should have life skills like good strategy and management to create value for the works. The research found that the performing arts training in many institutions around Europe, America, and Asia including Thailand are aware of this change and they have added contents of other related knowledge such as the management and the use of technology in storytelling. Moreover, many curriculums are trying to adjust their students’ attitude for not only see themselves as artists but also creative, manageable and well-rounded knowledge artists. However, under this developing situation, many institutions are trying to find the balance by keeping serious training and pay particular attention to safeguard their traditional performances, so their identities do not fade away.


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How to Cite

Dhubthien พ. (2022). The Development of Performing Arts Training in 21 century. Suan Sunandha Academic and Research Review, 12(2), 72–93. Retrieved from