Teaching units and staff
- Teamwork and Career Building (Academy experts);
- Introduction to Production (Maria De Rosa and Nadia Ferrigno, Production Management at Teatro alla Scala,
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 and Barbara Patruno
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 and 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 and Leila Fteita, Schenographer);
- 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
- Meetings with experts
This list may be subject to change.
- 18–35 years old;
- 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.
Download here the selection program.
Scholarships, tuition exemptions, student loans, and other forms of financial aid bring training of the highest artistic quality complemented by direct practical experience in the chosen field within the reach of all.
Scholarships.One or more scholarships covering all or a part of tuition are available to students who pass the selection process and request one. Students whose ISEE (Equivalent Financial Status Indicator) is 20,000 euros or less are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Application instructions will be provided at the end of the selections in a specific announcement.
Merit loans and student loans. Thanks to the collaboration of certain banks, Academy students in good standing may also benefit from other forms of financial aid to cover tuition or lodging costs.
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