PRE-ACADEMIC COURSE MILANO AND PRATO The course, active at the venues at Teatro degli Arcimboldi and Teatro Politeama Pratese, provides young talents with the skills and knowledge to tackle the Three-Year Course for Musical Theater Actors (Level I Academic Diploma – Ministerial Decree 421 of 30/07/2020). The course is open to anyone 16 years and above. Previous preparation is not strictly required but an aptitude for the disciplines of the musical is recommended. EDUCATIONAL OFFERINGS Classes begin in October and end in May.Lessons, exercises and stage rehearsals take place on weekends, twice a month. The subjects and teachings – focusing on the disciplines of acting, singing and dance – are organized in different subject areas according to a highly qualified curriculum with teachers of excellence. Each year the School organizes an educational trip to London or New York in which students and their families can participate in seeing the most important theatrical productions being staged.