China National Theatre for Children
Founded in 1956, China National Theatre for Children (CNTC) is the only national children's art troupe directly subordinated to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China. The first president of CNTC was Ren Hong. Borne the responsibility of inheriting, developing, creating and presenting excellent theatrical performances for the youth, CNTC played an important role in representing, demonstrating and guiding in national children's drama. For more than half a century, CNTC has dedicated numerous classic and diverse dramas for the audience. Numbers of outstanding artists and performers from CNTC have been highly awarded for artistic contribution in China and the world.