Course for wig makers

Learn by doing

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.

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Recap 2020-21

Teaching Staff
- Roberto Mestroni
- Beatrice Cammarata
- Luca Morando
- Andrea Massimo Grassi
- Elisabetta Casale
- Rita Cannata
- Marta Aiello
- Gianfranco Daniele
- Sergio Tasca
- Laura Ferrari
- Cristina Davite
11 months, from November 23, 2020 to October 31, 2021.
Mandatory, 4 days a week, between Monday and Friday, from 9am to 6pm.
For didactic needs, some practical exercises and shows assistance can occasionally take place in the evening and on the festive days. Any absence must be justified and can not in any case exceed 25% of the scheduled hours, under penalty of exclusion from the course, unless motivated derogation by the La Scala Academic Board.
La Scala Academy - Milan
Prerequisites for admission
- Age between 18 and 29 years on February 26, 2020;
- mandatory education completed.

At the beginning of the course, students must live in Lombardy and be unumployed.
Preferential requirements
- Provenance from training schools of an artistic nature and / or theatrical and cinematic;
- specific interest shown towards the world of performing arts and special make-up;
- work experience in the entertainment sector, flexibility and willingness to reconcile one's commitments with respect to the attendance of the course.
To access the course it is necessary to pass a selection test which consists of:
- two written tests, one of them motivational and the other aimed at evaluating the basic knowledge on special effects;
- an individual interview, aimed at verifying the motivations, the attitudes and expectations of the candidate.
Registration fee of €85, to be paid with a bank transfer or with credit card, and attendance fee to be paid only with a Bank SDD (SEPA Direct Debit) in installments. You can find the fee of the course by downloading the brochure.
Scholarships and loans
One or more partia or totall coverage scholarships are available participation fee, for students deemed suitable to the selection who will apply.
You can also access a loan at favorable conditions called "loan of honor" for the payment of the tuition ed provided by a bank. How to apply for a scholarship and an honor loan will be specified in a upcoming call.
Application deadline
To apply, please click on the button below between January 20, 2020 and October 2, 2020.

The application process runs in two steps:
online, directly from the Accademia website, with credit / debit card or online bank transfer. You will be asked to enter your billing information (of an adult!) and create a username and password to activate a restricted area on the same site.

COMPLETING THE APPLICATION FORM if the payment is successful, you will be guided to the restricted area of ​​the Accademia website, where under "Applications (drafts)" you will find the application form to be completed within 72 hours with privacy consent, personal details of the student, contact details and attachments. A digital photo will be requested, as well as your curriculum, passport and certification of studies. In addition, a printer is required to print, sign and attach to the form two documents (Rules of participations, available into the form, and the recap of transmitted data generated at the end of the application).
The system will guide you through the compilation step by step and will send you reminder emails at the end of each step.

The payment of the registration fee only is not a complete application! Remember to complete the application within 72 hours from yur payment, or you will have to provide a second purchase.
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