Wig maker
23 April 2014

onceived in 1997 by Cinzia Rosselli, Head of Dressmaking at Teatro alla Scala, the course prepares people for the care and the creation of stage costumes, able to follow all the process (preparation, dressmaking, reparis and storage); the course also allows to acquire specific knowledge of theatrical tailoring.


Learning by doing

The course leaves a great deal of room for practical exercises. Students learn under the guidance of preeminent masters in theatrical costume-making.


No other institution in Italy offers comparable courses. You will have the exclusive opportunity to study on the stage and behind the scenes of Teatro alla Scala: a one-of-a-kind, once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Direct experience

Live the full thrill of the theatre experience contributing to the creation of costumes for Accademia performances and many other events.


you will have 330 hours in a practical internship at the most prestigious performing arts venues.

Special projects

Every year, students are involved in a range of exhibitions and special initiatives. Take a look at the most recent one.


You will be constantly under the watchful eye of the staff, who will provide support during your classroom work, in initiating your internship and in guiding you into your future career.

Recap 2017/2018

Main teaching Staff
Pasqualina Inserra, Cristiana Malberti, Maria Chiara Donato, Antonello Voghera.
from October 2017 to January 2018 (=1300 h, divided into theory, practice and internship).
compulsory, Monday-Friday, 8 hours per day. It is possible that, for educational needs, internship activities and some exercises are held occasionally in the evening or on Saturdays.
Prerequisites for admission
aged between 18 and 35 years, born after January 1st 1982 + Professional Qualification and / or High School Diploma.
Preferential requirements
knowledge of the tailoring techniques; work experience into the entertainment industry and special interest towards it.
the admission to the course is subject to passing a screening test articulated in a simple practical exercise to test the dexterity of the candidates, and in an interview.
Accademia Teatro alla Scala | Teatro alla Scala | Teatro Strehler | Design studios.
registration fee of €85, to be paid with a bank transfer or with credit card, and attendance fee to be paid only with Bank SDD (SEPA Direct Debit) in installments.
Application deadline
August 28th, 2017.