Course for wig makers



Teatro alla Scala

Having the professionals of the Teatro alla Scala as lecturers and watching them while working behind the scenes is a unique opportunity.

On the job

The individual internship experience takes place at the most important theatrical institutions, in Italy and abroad.


The students carry out an intense practical activity not only in the classroom, but also in real professional contexts, creating make-up and hairstyle projects for the Academy's artists involved in opera and ballet productions.


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

Exclusive materials

The students have materials and products of the highest professional level.

Recap 2020-21

Teaching Staff
- Mara Casasola
- Tiziana Libardo
- Maria Luisa Grazioso
- Roberto Maria Paglialunga
- Federica Domestici
- Michele Tiano
- Paolo Leva
- Roberto Mestroni
- Luca Morando
- Fabio Sartorelli
- Andrea Massimo Grassi
- Elisabetta Casale
- Emanuele Agliati
- Rita Cannata
- Marta Aiello
- Gianfranco Daniele
- Sergio Tasca
- Cristina Davite
- Laura Ferrari
Nine months, from November 10, 2020 to July 31, 2021.
Mandatory, 4 days a week, between Monday and Friday from 9am to 6pm.
For educational needs, some practical exercises and shows can occasionally take place on time evening and on festive days. Any absences must be justified and can not in any case exceed 25% of the scheduled hours, under penalty of exclusion from the course, unless derogated motivated by part of the Academic Board and of the La Scala Academy Direction.
- La Scala Academy
- Teatro alla Scala
Prerequisites for admission
- Age between 18 and 29 years on February 26, 2020;
- mandatory education completed.

At the beginning of the course, students must also live in Lombardy and be unumployed.
Preferential requirements
- Provenance from artistic training schools;
- work experience in the entertainment industry;
- flexibility and availability in reconciling one's commitments with respect at the course frequency.
To access the course it is necessary to pass a selection test which consists of:
- two written tests, one of motivational and the other aimed at evaluating the basic knowledge of make-up and hairstyling;
- two practical tests, one of which is makeup on model / the other hairstyle on poupette;
- an individual interview, aimed at verifying the motivations, the attitudes and expectations of the candidate.
A registration fee of € 85 is to be paid by credit card, and a fee for the course to be paid in three installments only through SDD. You will find the fee of the course by downloading the brochure.
Scholarships and loans
At the end of the course, after reaching 75% of the hours of presence and passing of a final exam with evaluation overall in thirtieths, the student will receive:
- a DIploma issued by the La Scala Academy;
- a certificate of competence issued by the Lombardy Region.
In addition, to the best students, at the unquestionable judgment of the College Teachers and Management, a certificate of merit of the La Scala Academy will be issued.
How to apply
To apply, please click on the button below between January 20, 2020 and September 28, 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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