Course for wig makers




Every lesson involves a practical demonstration by the instructors, who will then assist students as they learn via hands-on exercises under the direct care of consummate experts.



Students are asked not only to reproduce what the teacher has shown, but also to perform tricks and effects on the theme, freeing creativity.



The skills acquired are applied in all areas of the show - opera theater, ballet, prose, cinema, television - as in photography, fashion and events sector.



The course staff is constantly present alongside the students to follow them in the classroom activity and to guide them in the world of work.



At the students' disposal there are materials and products of the highest professional level.

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RECAP 2022-23

Curricular units and teaching staff
- Special effects techniques (Roberto Mestroni and industry professionals)
- Make-up techniques (Industry professionals)
- History of costumes (Luca Morando)
- Introduction to musical theatre (Andrea Massimo Grassi)
- History of special effects (Industry professionals)
- Cosmetology (Elisabetta Casale)
- Interpersonal relations (Rita Cannata)
- Self-entrepreneurship (Rita Cannata)
- Team building (Marta Aiello)
- Career orientation (Marta Aiello)
- Contract law (Gianfranco Daniele)
- Workplace safety (Sergio Tasca)
- Introduction to portfolio photography (Laura Ferrari)
- Guided practical exercises (Cristina Davite)
- Technical English (Industry professionals)
- Self-guided practical exercises

This list may be subject to change.
Eleven months, from November 21, 2022 to October 31, 2023.
Admission requisites
- between 18 and 29 years old;
- secondary-school diploma or three-year professional qualification.
Selection process
Applicants must pass a three-step selection process to be admitted to the course:
- a written tests, one motivational, the other assessing basic knowledge of special makeup effects;
- personal interview focusing on the applicant’s motivations, aptitudes, and expectations.
Exemptions and loan
Student loan is available to cover all or part of course fees for eligible students who request one. Plese write to for further details.

You must apply within:
April 30, 2022 for the first round of selections
September 20, 2022 for the second round.

Register to the Academy enrollment platform at
Your email and the password you choose will become your login credentials [username and password] that can be used again for subsequent visits. You will also be asked to read the privacy notice.

After registering, enter the information requested for the specific applicant following the step-by-step. You will asked to download, sign, and attach the Terms & Conditions “Condizioni di contratto per la partecipazione". This step is necessary to proceed with the application process.

  • 1 passport-sized photo;
  • your full cv;
  • your passport;
  • certification of studies.

You will be asked to pay the application fee directly online via credit/debit card or credit transfer. The payment must be made online directly through the enrollment platform (do not close the page before paying).A summary of entered data is generated at the end of the above steps.