To merge elegant art into campus culture and life, Shanghai University has established the Major Art Troupe of College Students, covering 8 art groups namely, the Symphony Orchestra of College Students, Chamber Wind Orchestra, Percussion Orchestra, Chorus, Traditional Instruments Orchestra, Dancing League, Piano Society and the Society for the Study of Calligraphy and Seal Cutting. Shanghai University has a grand theatre, which can seat more than 1500. The theatre is equipped with a first-class sound system and lighting, which gives access to the hosting of international professional symphony concerts, large-scale operas, musicals and drama performances. In addition, the university has 2 small multimedia theatres and 2 open-air music squares. The small multimedia theatres can seat 500 respectively and both can host high-quality chamber concerts.