How to apply – Master in Performing Arts Management

HIGHLIGHTS

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PLACEMENT

More than the 90% of the 2017- 2018 students is employed in the performing arts field within about a year from the graduation.

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LIFE EXPERIENCE

Throughout our network of cultural institutions, students have the unique opportunity to live the cultural offer of Milan.

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TEATRO ALLA SCALA

The strong bond with La Scala gives our students the incredible opportunity to take part into a cultural institution known worldwide.

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LEARNING BY DOING

Theoretical and practical lectures in which the students exercise on case histories, best practices and role plays.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Students are constantly supervised and oriented by professional tutors during the coursework and the internships.

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GUARANTEED INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE

Students have the chance to intern 3 to 6 months into some of the most renowned cultural institutions of the world.

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NETWORK

Thanks to international lecturers and experts from renowned cultural institutions, our students have the opportunity to learn the specificities of the Performing Arts sector on a global level..

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RECAP 2021--23

Program modules
Economics & Management
- Economic sustainability and performance management
- Management and innovation for the performing arts
- Human resources and corporate organizations

Production
- Festivals as production models
- Tour management intensive
- Orchestra management intensive
- Dance management intensive
- Supply chain management for the performing arts

Marketing & Communication
- Performing arts marketing
- Communication for the performing arts
- Field project in collaboration with Piccolo Teatro

Development
- Fundraising and sponsoring for the performing arts

Present & future perspectives
- Cultural policies, community engagement and education
- Focus on the US
- Emerging markets

Administration
- Law and performing arts
- Artistic administration intensive

History of Performing Arts
- History of music
- History of dance

Professional Growth
- Team building and negotiation skills
- Arts and crafts in the performing arts  
Length
20 months, from November 2021 to June 2023.
Admission requisites
- Candidates with a B.A. or equivalent who wish to pursue a career in the performing arts or cultural sector;
- candidates with formal music, arts or dance education who wish to acquire managerial and organizational skills;
- candidates without a formal degree who have a minimum of 3 to 5 years working experience in any field and wish to pursue a career change. General knowledge of the non-profit sector would be advantageous.

+ The age limit for admission to the Master is 35 years old.
Selection rounds
SELECTION ROUNDS:
> 18 February 2021
> 23 March 2021
> 20 April 2021
> 25 May 2021
> 15 June 2021
> 16 July 2021
> 13 Septermber 2021
> 11 October 2021

In order to be interviewed in the dates indicated above, you must submit your application at least ten days before. For more details, please contact: master.mpam@mip.polimi.it.
Due to the large number of applicants, early applications are strongly encouraged.

Scholarships
There are some scholarships available for Italian and International students. Further informations will be published here when available.

- "GIANLUCA SPINA" SCHOLARSHIP: MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business, in collaboration with the Accademia Teatro alla Scala and the Gianluca Spina Association, is assigning three scholarships (EUR 9,150 gross) to promote the participation of three candidates in the Master in Performing Arts Management. Click here for details

- MAECI SCHOLARSHIPS: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, as part of the initiatives aimed at promoting cultural exchange, internationalization and the promotion of Italian culture and higher education, offers scholarships to International students only, consisting on a maximum of 9 stipends of 900€ per months, for six months, from January 2022 to June 2022 (for a total of 5.400 each). Find out more.

Deadline for EU citizens: October 1, 2021

Deadline for Extra-EU citizens: September 16, 2021

How to apply

Click on the corrispondent button here below and follow all the instructions.

Please note that you will have to attach:
  • your cv;
  • motivation letter;
  • 2 recomendation letters;
  • passport;
  • certification of studies;
  • proof of payment of the application fee (€ 80);
  • English certificate.
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