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Best University in Malaysia to Study Diploma in Entertainment Arts at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

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The entertainment industry is an ever-evolving industry. In Malaysia, there is a growing need for more local content, be it for TV

Dr. Faridah Merican from KLPAC sharing with KDU Entertainment Arts students

Dr. Faridah Merican from KLPAC sharing with KDU Entertainment Arts students

or films. This all means that there is an escalating demand for more performers and talents within the entertainment industry in Malaysia.

The Diploma in Entertainment Arts at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie  is your first step towards becoming an artiste in the entertainment industry. It aims to make you an all-rounded talent taking on a variety of roles such as singing, hosting and modelling. More importantly, you learn how to manage your own career in this highly competitive business.

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Hear directly from industry professionals how to brand, position and market yourself. Whether you are rehearsing for concerts in the Black Box, participating in arts festivals, pitching your ideas to broadcasting executives or exchanging views in academic seminars, you will have a substantial portfolio even before you graduate.

Another plus point of this programme is that you may actually work in the performing arts without disrupting your study plans. You can also go onto undergraduate courses for the performing arts or communication and media studies.

Diploma in Entertainment Arts Course Outline at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Year 1

  • Acting for the Camera
  • Acting Lab I : Performance / Showcase
  • Communication Law
  • Critical Thinking & Reading Skills
  • History & Aesthetics of World Theatre
  • Introduction to Contemporary Film Industry
  • Introduction to Entertainment Industry
  • Media, Culture & Society
  • Navigating Hollywood
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Technopreneurship
  • Writing & Referencing Skills
Year 2

  • Acting Lab II
  • Directing Lab
  • Entertainment Marketing
  • Internship
  • Movement & Dance
  • Multimedia & Web Development
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Photo Communication
  • Playwright’s Lab
Electives

  • Introduction to Computing & Information Technology
  • Introduction to Radio Production
  • Principles of Copywriting

Those who were interested in Broadway, acting, and performing, had the chance to hear Ernest Seah live on a talk titled “Broadway

Ernest Seah sharing his experience with the Entertainment Arts students inside KDU's Black Box

Ernest Seah sharing his experience with the Entertainment Arts students inside KDU’s Black Box

to Asia- A Performer’s Perspective”. Ernest Seah is an actor, designer and acting coach based in Singapore and New York. He has been performing for more than 30 years in over 100 theatre, film and TV productions, working alongside big names such as Robert De. Niro, Michael J. Fox, Jessica Lange etc.

Entertainment Arts Bootcamp is back! This time around, the session comprised of local celebrities namely; Amber Chia, Hunny Madu, Sharifah Aleya, and Kieran from Hotfm.

All of them are no strangers in the entertainment industry scenes. Participants had an insight on the industry from modelling, hosting, acting, grooming, broadcasting and the list goes on.

The KDU School of Communication and Creative Arts invited Dr.Samuel Wong to perform as well as to share with students about the Pipa.

The Pipa is a Chinese plucked stringed instrument, endowed with a highly expressive character and a sound likened to pearls

Dr Samuel Wong playing the Pipa at The Blackbox

Dr Samuel Wong playing the Pipa at The Blackbox

falling on a jade tray.

Samuel performed amazingly well with the Pipa, as he took the audience on his story-telling journey while playing it.

The performance was full of emotions and character. The lunchtime performance aims to inspire the entertainment arts students as well as those who are interested in the similar scene.

Irene Ang, or better known as Rosie Phua in the sitcom comedy “Phua Chu Kang Pte.Ltd”. This time around, the KDU University College School of Communication and Creative Arts invited her over for a talk on “Introduction to the Business of Artiste Management” at KDU UC.

She has a great sense of humour, brilliant pesonality, and humble in person! What’s not to love about her? We hope this talk inspires students whom are interested in the entertainment arts industry as well as to the business of artiste management.

Director and casts of the movie “Once upon a Time” came down to KDU University College. In this sharing session, the special

Irene Ang sharing tips with the KDU students about the entertainment industry

Irene Ang sharing tips with the KDU students about the entertainment industry

guests shared their experiences on-set, as well as topics on animation, movie board, editing, graphic design, costume design and set design.

This gives students an insight on how a movie is made behind the scenes, thus, giving a better understanding on film making especially to the Mass Communication and Entertainment Arts students. *Guest appearances: Director Silver, Jack Lim, Jeff Chin and Producer Josie Chieng

The entertainment industry, especially the theatre field, is growing strongly in Malaysia. Still an uprising industry, students are getting more exposed to the arts an culture of the theatre field here in Malaysia.

In our country, we are very rich in the performing arts culture as we have a fusion of different races, all blended into one form of arts in terms of dance and drama.

This time around, Dato’ Faridah Merican (Executive Director, KLPAC), Mark Beau de Silva (Associate Artistic Director) and

Actor, Lawrence Wong, with KDU students

Actor, Lawrence Wong, with KDU students

Christopher Ling (Co-Associate Artistic Director) came down to KDU University College to give the students an insight on the theatre industry.

These 3 speakers are key people in this ever-growing field and they are fantastic people with such high level of energy and sparks, turning the whole workshop into a fun one.

Career Opportunities
Actors (Stage and Film) / Branding Managers / Dancers (Musical Theatre and Events) / Directors (Stage and TV) / Drama Educators / Entertainment Managers Agents / Hosts (Events and TV) / Playwrights / Production Managers / Co-ordinators

KDU University College New Campus at Utropolis, Glenmarie in Shah Alam

KDU, an institution that has over 32 years of history and experience, believes in providing real world

KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie purpose built campus

KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie purpose built campus

education to meet real world needs, and has traditionally, been successful in producing competent graduates and preparing students for top universities all over the world.

Established in 1983, and a pioneer in Malaysian private education, KDU was one of the first private colleges in Malaysia to have its own purpose-built campus. The institution, as KDU College then, was awarded the university college status in 2010 – a reflection of its quality programmes, and the growth of its international student population.

KDU University College and KDU College are members of Paramount Education, a fully-integrated education services provider for primary, secondary, tertiary, and postgraduate level studies as well as executive and professional development programmes.

The new 10-acre purpose-built KDU University College campus at Utropolis, costing RM320 million,

Area51 Game Development Studio at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

Area51 Game Development Studio at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

has been designed around the philosophy that learning is experiential and can happen anywhere.

There are open spaces, themed gardens and discussion cubes, along with 9 fully equipped lecture halls that can house up to 250 students each, 60 state of the art classrooms where 4,000 students can be attending lecture and classes at any one time, a 50,000 sq ft space housing KDU University College’s comprehensive library and a 500-bed student village.

General Facilities at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

  • Cafeteria – A melting pot of food and life, students from all walks of life and schools gather here
    Student Lounge at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

    Student Lounge at KDU University College Utropolis Glenmarie

    for their daily feast.

  • Computer Lab – A number of computers all at the ready for our students’ access, connected to the free high speed WIFI service available on campus.
  • Student Lounge – A student hotspot equipped with comfortable furniture for students to ease their minds.
  • Library – The Utropolis Glenmarie library is spread out over 50,000 square feet, fitted with a coffee bar, Zen garden reading lounge, quiet study and learning pods.
  • Learning Pod- Students can have the space they need in order to focus on studies at hand at the private Learning Pod.
  • Atrium – Wide open space often bathed with natural sunlight.

KDU Student Accommodation, Utropolis, Glenmarie

On-campus accommodation on a 10-acre, 7-storey block that accommodates up to 580 students which is divided into male and female wings.

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