he educational proposal of the Accademia is enriched in 2014 by a new course: a Training Course for Wig Maker. The goal is to train professionals capable of carrying out all the activities related to the hairstyle, construction and maintenance of wigs and hairpieces.
In particular, a wigs maker must be able to master techniques and tools suitable for the realization of theatrical hairstyles, wigs, half wigs, beards, mustache, sideburns, eyebrows and hairpieces in general; he has to be able also to retrieve a wig starting from the examination of its state of conservation, to master the tools for the application of a wig and, finally, to sort and store the material, also dealing with its cleaning and washing. All of these skills are used in the world of theater and, more generally, in what the entertainment industry. The artistical-technical coordinator is Franco Restelli.