Teaching units and staff
- Teamwork and Career Building (Academy experts);
- Introduction to Production (Andrea Valioni, Teatro alla Scala Director of Production Organization,
with the support of the Artistic Direction, Stage Direction, Stage Management, and Production Organization Departments of Teatro alla Scala);
- Stage Management Theory and Technique for opera, ballet, and symphonic concerts (Luca Bonini, Davide Armati Battistelli, Andrea Boi
Teatro alla Scala Stage Management Department);
- Stage Management Theory and Technique for Opera and Ballet (Angelo Ferro, Stage Manager
in collaboration with the Picccolo Teatro di Milano – Teatro d’Europa);
- Elements of Music History and Opera and Ballet Repertory (Paolo Piazza, Teatro alla Scala Assistant Stage Manager);
- History of Ballet (Fabio Sartorelli, Musicologist (Vito Lentini, Dance and Ballet Critic);
- Elements of Stagecraft for Stage Management (Ruggero Bellini, Teatro alla Scala Stage Engineering Department);
- Elements of Scenography and Costumes for Stage Management (Alfredo Corno, Architect);
- Interpersonal and Organizational Skills (Rita Cannata, Senior HR Consultant);
- Workplace Safety (Marco Morelli, Mario Pan, Michela Songini,
Teatro alla Scala Technical Office and
Sergio Antonio Tasca, Health and Safety Consultant and Safety Trainer );
- International Focus
This list may be subject to change.
Eleven months, November 15, 2021 – December 2022.
- 18–32 years old as of November 1, 2021;
- Three-year university degree, equivalent performing arts studies, and/or at least two years of experience in the performing arts;
- Fluency in Italian.
Applicants must pass a two-part selection process to be admitted to the course. The applicant must pass the first part to be admitted to the second one:
- a written test with multiple-choice questions regarding music history, opera, ballet, and symphonic repertory, theatre terminology;
- personal interview focusing on the applicant’s general competencies, motivations, and expectations.
Scholarships are available to cover all or part of course fees for eligible students who request one.
Students whose ISEE (Equivalent Financial Status Indicator) is 20,000 euros or less are eligible to apply for a scholarship.
Low-interest student loans are also available.
Instructions for applying for scholarships or student loans will be provided in a specific announcement.