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Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Milano

Teatro degli Arcimboldi, built by the City of Milan in collaboration with Pirelli and designed by Studio Gregotti Associati International, is a unique theater building in terms of acoustics, visuals and technological equipment. Designed in three amenity spaces comprising the foyer, hall and stage tower with a seating capacity of 2346.

Milan is the theater capital of Italy. The Arcimboldi, which hosts musicals, shows and concerts by world famous artists, is the heart of the huge industrial conversion project that has transformed the area from a working-class neighborhood to a center of contemporary art which includes Hangar Bicocca, Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Cineteca Italiana and Spazio Mil. Trendy stores are housed in the Bicocca Village shopping center, and the nearby North Milan Park offers a large green area with trails and picnic areas.

Teatro Coccia, Novara

STM’s historic headquarters is located inside Novara’s Teatro Coccia, one of the most important and beautiful traditional theaters in Italy. The Coccia Theater is the only traditional theater in the Piedmont Region. It was built from the previous Morellian theater, erected in the second half of the 18th century. The Coccia Theater has undergone several transformations over the years where the most recent work, dating back to 1993, has given the theater its actual structure. The hall consists of stalls, three tiers of boxes and two galleries, with a total seating capacity of 917. Teatro Coccia’s season annually features 130 live performances between playbill and hosted events with an audience attendance of more than 80,000.

The space is organized on three floors and covers more than 500 square meters. Inside this space is the Piccolo Coccia (the theater’s ridotto with a stage, stalls and resident light and sound system), the Rehearsal Room, the Dance Room, the Choir Room, the Singing Room, the Director’s Space, the Library/Mediatheque, a Relaxation Area, a small Recording Studio and the Secretariat. The elements that characterize the teaching spaces, such as wood and natural light, ensure an optimal working environment and creative atmosphere.

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Novara, consistently ranked among the most livable cities in Italy, is easily accessible by train, plane and car thanks to fast and efficient connections to Malpensa (25 minutes), Milan (30 minutes) and Turin (50 minutes). Home to the University of Eastern Piedmont with its Faculties of Medicine and Economics, amongst the most renowned. As in all major European cultural centers, the School of Musical Theater has chosen as its historical headquarters a city close to cosmopolitan metropolis while guaranteeing fundamental characteristics including the love for theater, university vocation, livability, the presence of green spaces, cultural vibrancy and advantageous residency conditions forstudent housing..

Teatro Politeama Pratese, Prato

The Teatro Politeama Pratese can boast a large and well-equipped stage with an orchestra pit. The theater consists of the 958-seat theater hall, divided into stalls and gallery, and the Ridotto, which offers a multipurpose space with a capacity of 100 spectators.

Prato is located in the heart of Italy, at the foot of the Apennine mountains in Tuscany. It is within an hour’s drive of the sea, and is the third largest city in central Italy. Prato is a vibrant cultural melting pot which makes it rich in ethnic diversity quite at home with the famous Tuscan hospitality.

Il Maggiore, Verbania

Centro Eventi Multifunzionale lies along the coast of Lake Maggiore, at the mouth of the St. Bernardino Creek. The building, which stands in a panoramic position, is an architectural complex with a contemporary, sculptural and highly expressive character. The Maggiore consists of a 500-seat theater hall (extendable to 560), a smaller 120-seat hall, a large entrance and distribution foyer, as well as service and support functions such as dressing rooms, offices, rehearsal rooms, bar, restaurant, and meeting room.

The interior system, consisting of movable platforms, allows for multiple and transformable sets, connecting the great hall to the foyer and defining an accessible and multifunctional space capable of accommodating up to 950 people. A large stage with a stage tower approximately sixteen meters high, equipped with an orchestral pit, hosts opera, orchestral and theatrical performances.