About NAPA

The vigour and vitality of a nation, and the mark it makes on its people’s consciousness and the world, is only gauged when its artistic and cultural expression comes to the fore.”

 Zia Mohyeddin, NAPA President & CEO

The National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) is Pakistan's foremost performing arts institution, presenting world-class theatre and music programmes and the country's only conservatoire educating students in theatre arts and music.



The only performing arts academy in Pakistan, NAPA offers diploma programmes in theatre and music that combine rigorous theoretical and practical training.


NAPA festivals bring together diverse performers in celebration of theatre, music and dance.

Diploma Course in Theatre Arts ( 3 Years )

01 Mar - 20 Mar 20
Next Admissions in August 2021

Theatre Short Courses ( 3 Months )

01 Apr - 30 Apr 20
Admissions Postponed till 2022

Music Diploma Course ( 4 Years )

01 Jul - 20 Jul 20
Next Admissions in July 2021


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