Curricular units and teaching staff
- Workshop techniques (practical
workshop exercises): scenic
design, painting, sculpture,
props. (Venanzio Alberti, Maria Grazia
Caglio, Stefania Cavallin, Flavio
Erbetta, Emanuela Finardi,
- Costume-making techniques
(practical workshop exercises):
fabric painting, fabric
decoration, fabric dyeing and
ageing, embroidery, jewelry
creation (Clara Sarti)
- Lighting design (Angelo Linzalata)
- Scenic design (Ruggero Bellini, Elio Brescia)
- Stage costumes (Maria Chiara Donato)
- AutoCAD (Lorenzo Lento)
- Photoshop (Beatrice Laurora)
- IT in set design (Gianluca Dentici)
- Videomapping (Mattia Diomedi)
- Introduction to musical theatre (Andrea Massimo Grassi)
- Music appreciation (Fabio Sartorelli)
- Workplace safety (Sergio Tasca)
- English (Polly James)
- Contract law (Piergiuseppe Sciotti)
- Teambuilding and training
- Career counseling
(Sarah Dominique Orlandi and La
Scala Academy staff).
This list may be subject to change.
First year: october 14, 2021 to
July 22, 2022.
september 2022 to
July 31, 2023.
Curricular needs may
require postponing the
end of the course and the
final exam to November
- Born between January 1, 1993 and September 3, 2003;
- three-year university or fine arts academy degree;
- aptitude in set design and costume design;
- knowledge of set design, costume design, painting, and
- knowledge of sculptural technique;
- manifest desire to work in the performing arts.
Applicants must pass a three-phase selection
process to be admitted to the course. The applicant
must pass each phase to be admitted to the following
- preselection consisting in the evaluation of two
drawings created by the applicant (one illustrating a
stage set, the other a costume chosen by the applicant
from the opera or ballet repertoire). The drawings may
be delivered to the Academy by mail, courier, or by
- practical exam involving a drawing done at Academy
facilities of a stage set, a costume, a sculpture, or a
prop, to be chosen by the applicant;
- personal interview focusing on the applicant’s
practical/work experience, motivations, aptitudes,
Scholarships and loan
Needs-based scholarships are available to cover all
or part of tuition. Students whose ISEE (Equivalent
Financial Status Indicator) is 20,000 euros or less
are eligible to apply for a scholarship.
Easy-rate student loans are also available.
Instructions for applying for scholarships or student loans
will be provided in a specific announcement.