Master in Performing Arts Management - La Scala Master

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management

Program Description
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Master in Performing Arts Management - La Scala Master

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management


Start date: January 2017
Duration:18 months

Format: Full Time
Course fee: € 13500
Teaching language:English and Italian

Location: MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business (Italy), Accademia della Scala, Piccolo Teatro di Milano
Required qualification: a Bachelor's degree / or candidates without a formal degree who have a minimum of 3 to 5 years working experience

The Master in Performing Arts Management (MPAM) is a 18 months program designed for students who wish to pursue a managerial career within the entertainment industry. The Master’s program is designed to prepare global professionals who can bring a solid cultural and artistic background coupled with economic and managerial skills to the production of stage performances, with a particular focus on Europe, North America and emerging markets.

The partnership between Accademia Teatro alla Scala, MIP Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business and Piccolo Teatro di Milano provides students with the benefit of a solid and extensive international network of theatres, festivals and performing arts institutions. With guest speakers and experts from internationally renowned institutions, the master’s program offers the opportunity to learn the peculiarities of the performing arts sector on a global level through lectures, seminars and talks. Our faculty features preeminent professionals from Opera Europa, the Metropolitan Opera House, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the English National Opera, the Opera de Rennes, the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Hong Kong Arts Festival, the DeVos Institute, and WolfBrown.

Our method gives priority to direct contact with the professional world. Internships at acclaimed Italian and international institutions are key features of our program.

Admissions Requirements
Candidates must submit their applications by the deadlines indicated below to be admitted to the course beginning the following January.
EU citizens: November 30
Non-EU citizens: September 30
The candidate must submit the following supporting documentation in English:

  • Application form (
  • CV
  • Copy of passport or European ID
  • University transcript or equivalent
  • English certificate (if available)
  • Proof of payment of the admission fee (€80)

Candidates will have to sit for a Motivational Interview.

Admissions Deadlines
Applications have to be submitted online on:
Merit-Based scholarships are available.

International Masters Office

For more information about the master’s program, scholarships and other means for financing your studies please contact:
MIP Politecnico di Milano:;

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

Last updated March 31, 2016
Duration & Price
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18 months
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13,500 EUR
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Duration 18 months
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