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

Master in Performing Arts Management


Key Details

Start date: January 2018

Format: Full Time (from January to June)

Duration: 18 months

Course fee: € 15.000

Teaching Language: Italian/English

Location: Milan

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: October 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.

Merit-Based scholarships are available.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Italian

Last updated March 2, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2018
18 months
Full time
15,000 EUR
Oct. 30, 2017
Italy - Milan
Start date: Jan. 2018
Application deadline Oct. 30, 2017
End date Request Info
Jan. 2018
Italy - Milan
Application deadline Oct. 30, 2017
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