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.The incumbent president is Feng Li.
CNTC has borne the responsibility of inheriting, developing, creating and presenting excellent theatrical performances for the youth, played an important role of 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 and cultivated a large number of distinguished and outstanding artists and performers for children’s drama, many of whom are winners of various prestigious art awards in China. The footprint of performance mapped all over the China, and more than 30 countries on five continent. Performances of CNTC have won wide acclaim.