Course for theatrical tailors
allieva del corso do foto video e new media impegnata nella ripresa del concerto istituzionale
Course in photography, videography and new media




Qualified wig makers are in high demand in Italy and abroad, not only in theatre, but also in cinema.



The course meets full-time for one week per month, facilitating coordination with other work or study commitments.



Students are provided tools and materials of the highest professional quality.



Participants are guided on a one-to-one basis by consummate experts in the field.

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RECAP 2023-24

Curricular units
- Wig construction techniques (Federica Domestici)
- Practical exercises (Professional wigmakers)
- Materials (Peggy Ansett)
- History of the wig (Luca Morando)
- Introduction to musical theatre (Andrea Massimo Grassi)
- Interpersonal skills (Rita Cannata)
- Team building (Jacopo Guarneri)
- Career orientation (Jacopo Guarneri)
- Contract law and self-entrepreneurship (Gianfranco Daniele)
- Workplace safety (Sergio Tasca)
- English (Polly James)

This list may be subject to change.
Teaching staff
- Peggy Anstett, wig maker
- Rita Cannata, HR specialist
- Gianfranco Daniele, business consultant
- Federica Domestici, make-up artist at Teatro alla Scala
- Andrea Massimo Grassi, musician and teacher at Accademia Teatro alla Scala
- Jacopo Guarneri, coordinator at Accademia Teatro alla Scala
- Polly James, native English teacher
- Luca Morando, costume designer
- Sergio Tasca, safety trainer

This list may be subject to change.
Length and attendance
The course will last from November 13, 2023 to July 31, 2024.
The attendance is mandatory, 5 days a month from 9 am to 6 pm.
Some theoretical lessons could be proposed online.
Requisites for admission
- At least 18 years old;
- compulsory schooling completed.
Merit loans and student loans. Thanks to the collaboration of certain banks, Academy students in good standing may also benefit from other forms of financial aid to cover tuition or lodging costs.
For further information, please contact the teaching office:
Selection program
The selection process consists in a personal interview.

The selection process will take place in two sessions: May 22 or 23, 2023 and October 12 or 13, 2023. Both sessions will be held at the Academy facilities at Via Santa Marta 18, Milan.
Those who enroll in and pass the first session will be eligible for a tuition discount. Those who do not pass the first session will have the option of enrolling in the second session but will lose the right to a tuition discount.

Download here the selection program.

You must apply within:
April 28, 2023 for the first round of selections
September 20, 2023 for the second round.

Register and/or login to the Academy enrollment platform at
Your email and the password you choose will become your login credentials [username and password] that can be used again for subsequent visits. You will also be asked to read the privacy notice.

After registering, enter the information requested for the specific applicant following the step-by-step. You will asked to download, sign, and attach the Terms & Conditions “Condizioni di contratto per la partecipazione". This step is necessary to proceed with the application process.

  • 1 passport-sized photo;
  • your full cv, completed and signed as described into the announcement.

You will be asked to pay the application fee of 85 € directly online via credit/debit card or credit transfer. The payment must be made online directly through the enrollment platform (do not close the page before paying).
A summary of entered data is generated at the end of the above steps: download it, sign it and attach it where required. Once uploaded, the application will be completed and it will be sent to the Students' Office. The following communications and steps are described into the announcement.