Wig maker
23 April 2014

he course was founded in 1997 by the will of Cinzia Rosselli, head of the tailor department of the Teatro alla Scala and still today the artistic and technical coordinator of the program, with the aim of providing the necessary skills to manage the whole process linked to the production of a theatrical costume, both in the laboratory with the packaging and tailoring and on stage with the dressing of the artists, up to maintenance and conservation.


Continuos Practicing

The students experiment the sartorial techniques analyzed on a theoretical basis in the laboratory, acquiring even broader and more complex skills.


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!

Detail oriented

A course that teaches a craft of the highest craftsmanship, with total attention to every detail.


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.

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 2019-20

Main teaching Staff
- Pasqualina Inserra
- Filippo Guggia
- Antonello Voghera
- Gemma Vernò
- Luca Morando
- Sergio Tasca
- Rita Citterio
- Patrizia D’Anzuoni
- Cristiana Malberti
- Maria Chiara Donato
- Francesca Pedroni
- Andrea Massimo Grassi
- Fabio Sartorelli
- Piergiuseppe Sciotti
- Gianfranco Daniele
- Rita Cannata
- Valeria Miglio
13 months, from 23 October, 2019 until 23 December, 2020.
Mandatory, from Monday to Friday, from 9 to 18. For educational needs, internship activities and some practical exercises may occasionally take place in the evening and in festive days. Any absence must be justified and may not in any case exceed 25% of the scheduled hours, under penalty of exclusion from the course, unless motivated by the Academic Board and the Academy Direction.
Prerequisites for admission
- Aged between 18 and 29 years as of 31st January 2020;
- Be in possession of Qualification Professional and / or Diploma of Secondary secondary school degree.
Preferential requirements
- Skills related to sewing techniques;
- Basic knowledge of points by hand and machine points;
- Interest shown towards the entertainment world
- Work experience in the entertainment industry.
The course is open to 16 participants. To access the course it is necessary to pass a selection test * which consists of: two written tests, one of which motivational, the other of attitudinal type; a practical test, to evaluate the basic knowledge of theatrical tailoring; an individual interview, aimed at verifying the candidate's motivations, aptitudes and expectations.
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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.
Scholarships and loans
One or more partial coverage scholarships are available total participation fee for students deemed suitable to the selection who will apply. Requests can be presented only by students whose ISEE is equal to or less than 17,000.00 euros. it is also possible to access a loan at preferential terms called "loan of honor" for the payment of the fee and provided by a bank. The procedures for requesting the scholarship and the honor loan will be specified in a special call.
Application deadline
8 September 2019
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