Diploma in Acting (Chinese) 《演员训练班 (专科文凭)》


25 April 2019, Thursday, 7pm





Diploma in Acting (Chinese) is a comprehensive conservatory-style training to become an artiste.



Introduction 专业简介

This programme will equip participants with the fundamental knowledge of screen acting. Learn the various skills and techniques of script reading, voice articulation and character building through the guidance of Media Practitioners.



Outline 主要课程

The Diploma in Acting consists of 7 modules of study.

演员训练班专科文凭课程涵盖 7 个学习科目 。


  1. Fundamental of Acting 表演基础
  2. Voice Techniques 声音,语言与表演
  3. Bringing a Character to Life 人物设计
  4. Directing a Fight 打斗指导
  5. Dance Basics 舞蹈基础知识
  6. Filming on Set 现场摄影
  7. Image Design and Grooming 形象设计和化妆


Mode of Training 学习模式

Theory & Practical



Assessment Method 评定方法

Module 单元 1, 2 and 3

Composite Assessment: Student will be given scripts to perform a scene on set. Assessment based on performance score sheet and rubrics.

综合评定: 学生根据所提供的剧本现场表演。按照表演评分表和评估标准对学生进行评估。

Module 单元 4

Performance Assessment: Student will perform a scene and be able to use props to do a fight scene. Assessment based on performance score sheet and rubrics.

成绩评定: 学生根据所提供的剧本现场表演。按照表演评分表和评估标准对学生进行评估。

Module 单元 5

Performance Assessment: Student must be able to perform the rehearsed choreography as a conclusion to the dance component. Assessment based on performance score sheet and rubrics.

成绩评定: 学生根据所提供的剧本现场表演。按照表演评分表和评估标准对学生进行评估。

Module 单元 6

Written Assessment: Determine understanding of the production process and to understand the filming set and performance assessment - demonstrate capability in using the cameras and working with directors and cast.

书面考核: 理解制片过程,并且了解摄影场景以及实作评量 - 在摄像机镜头中以及与导演和演员合作下的展示能力。

Module 单元 7

Performance Assessment: Students will have to pick suitable dress and apply make up for a model.

成绩评定: 学生将为模特挑选合适服装并为其进行化妆。


Certificate 证书

Students will be awarded the Diploma in Acting (Chinese) study from Singapore Media Academy upon successful completion of all required modules.



Trainers Profiles 授课讲师简介

(Fundamental in Acting 表演基础)

Lim Koong Hwee

Courseware developer and lead trainer for this Diploma, Koong Hwee joined Mediacorp in 1990 and has worked his way up the ranks to producer. He has directed numerous Chinese Drama productions. He received numerous praises from his peers as well as artists who have worked with him before.

Koong Hwee will teach the basic of TV acting to the participants as well as provide participants with a overview of TV/Film production flow.


(Voice Techniques 声音,语言与表演)

Liow Shi Suan

Shi Suen worked in the media industry and Mediacorp for over 30 years with experience spanning from a voice-recording director, variety programmes producer, emcee, dubbing artiste etc. Her passion in acting is also shown through her involvement in stage acting where she took on numerous roles.

As a linguistic training expert, Shi Suen has trained many professionals such as doctors, lawyers and local as well as overseas actors/actresses.


(Bringing a Character to Life 人物设计)

Sim Wei Choon (Nick Shen Weijun)

Nick, winner of Honouree Award for JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World (2014), is a Singapore media personality who contributes immensely to the arts and culture scene. He is an accomplished artiste & radio DJ, a highly proficient multilingual host, and  an experienced Chinese opera performer.

Nick began his career in showbiz after winning the Singapore Star Search competition and has since garnered invaluable experiences as a media personality. In 2011, Nick founded Tok Tok Chiang as a platform to promote Chinese opera. Nick’s determination in perfecting this art form drives him to advance his skills and in 2012, he mastered the unique Chinese art of Sichuan Mask Changing.

Nick actively participates in many charity events and contributes to various charitable causes. His positive image and his unique ability to relate and connect with people has made Nick a renowned emcee for various events as well as the chosen ambassador for various brands and campaigns.


(Image Design and Grooming 形象设计和化妆)

Jeffrey Linus Lee Jian Ping

Chief Make-up and Hair Artist of Jeffrey Linus Lee (JLL) Make-up Team, an executive committee of HACOS, Hair and Cosmatology Association of Singapore. Jeffrey has more than 15 years of experience in the industry and had 3 entries in the Top 10 Finalist in 2011 L’Oreal Elnett, Style Cheryl Cole Hair Competition in UK. Appointed for Vivienne Westwood Fashion Step Out, and constantly involves in overseas projects, did shoots with Christopher Doyle, a Cinematographer of Wong Ka Wei’s Films, pushes him beyond his limits of attaining much higher skills, the latest trends forecast and technology.


(Directing a Fight 打斗指导)

Kung Cheung Tak (Douglas)

Douglas is the Martial Art Director for almost all the drama productions in Mediacorp. He has many years of experience as a Stuntman and rose through the rank as Martial Art Director.

He will teach participants the basic techniques of stage combat, executing punches safely and most interestingly, give the participants an opportunity to experience “flying” using cables.


(Dance Basics 舞蹈基础知识)

Chng Chin Ying, Jocelyn

Jocelyn studied theatre and performance research in Singapore and Europe, graduating from the Masters in International Performance Research Programme at the University of Tampere, Finland, and University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, with an Erasmus Mundus scholarship. Her extensive music and dance training includes classical piano and voice (musical theatre), as well as a wide range of dance forms including ballet, jazz, belly dance, and waltz. She currently maintains regular classical ballet training at the Advanced levels in the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) vocational syllabus. She is currently an adjunct lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts, teaching in the BA(Hons) and Diploma programmes in the School of Dance. She has also pursued her interest in theatre production work by stage managing for her university productions and with professional companies like the Singapore Dance Theatre and TheatreWorks. A founding member and current Vice-President of the Song and Dance (SoDa) Players - a registered musical theatre society in Singapore - Jocelyn regularly choreographs and teaches for the society’s training modules, as well as mentors junior members in theatrical production work.

Jocelyn also writes voluntarily for the Flying Inkpot Theatre and Dance Reviews.


(Filming on Set 现场摄影)

David Suen (Sng Choon Hui)

David is a working director in the local media scene for over 20 years. Being a freelancer, he has garnered extensive experience in many broadcast genres, helping numerous production houses direct their TV programmes both locally and internationally. With over 50 dramas and documentaries, 15 commercials, 66 corporate & event videos and counting.

He is also an MOE certified ACTA trainer as well as an adjunct lecturer. Having taught in over 50 secondary and tertiary education schools.


Course Schedule 课程安排


Next Intake: 1 July 2019

Registration Closing Date: 10 June 2019

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Time 上课时间


Weekdays: 7pm to 10pm

Saturdays: 10am to 5pm


Weekdays: 9am to 6pm



Fees (Inclusive of 7% GST) 费用(包括 7%政府消费税)





Full Course Fee S$9,800.00 S$19,600.00
7% GST S$686.00 S$1,372.00
Nett Fee Payable S$10,486.00 S$20,972.00

Miscellaneous Fees (inclusive of 7% GST) 杂项费用(包括 7%政府消费税)


Local Students

International Students



Application Fee S$53.50 S$214.00 S$214.00
Administrative Fees^ - S$963.00 S$963.00
Course Materials Fee - S$267.50 S$267.50
Student Development Fee - S$428.00 S$428.00
Total Miscellaneous Fee S$53.50 S$1,872.50 S$1,872.50

^Administrative Fees include Annual Medical Insurance Premium, Annual NLB Membership Fee, ICA Student Pass Application Fee, Lab Fee and SMA Student Access Card.


Minimum Entry Requirements 录取标准

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Academic Requirement: Obtain Pass Grade in GCE N-Level subjects including at least B4 for Chinese Language (or HSK Level 6 or equivalent) and 2 other subjects or equivalent
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements may still apply and will be considered based on:
    • At least 1 year working experience in any industry; and/or
    • Oral Interview or Evaluation Test by Singapore Media Academy to determine suitability for the course
  • Applicants may be called for interview at the discretion of Singapore Media Academy.


Other Information 其他细节

  • Terms & Conditions
  • Application Procedure (For Local Students)
  • Application Procedure (For International Students)
  • Grievance Policy
  • Course Withdrawal Policy and Procedure
  • Course Transfer Policy and Procedure
  • Course Deferment Policy
  • Refund Policy and Procedure
  • Private Education Act (PEI-Student Contract, Cooling-Off Period, Fee Protection Scheme, Medical Insurance)
  • List of Miscellaneous Fees

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How to Apply 如何申请

+65 6435 6000       marketing@MediaAcademy.sg



All Information contained in this page is correct at time of publish (March 2019) and may be subjected to change. 

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