Admission to our 2 Masters of Arts in Theatre

To be considered for admission to one of the Master programs, applicants are required to show completion of a Bachelor’s degree in theater, dance, circus arts, or an equivalent degree. It is also possible to apply “sur dossier” for candidates with proven artistic experience at the professional level. Admission to the program is subject to the positive evaluation of the application documents and the admission exam.

The admission procedure to the Master of Arts in Theatre / Physical Theatre  and  Master of Arts in Theatre /Teatro di Figura: material, object, and puppet theatre" is divided into three phases:

1. Application form 2. Admission exam 3. Matriculation

1. Application form
Applicants must send the application form below, compiled in all of its parts, enclosing the required documents (important information about the application terms and the application form can be found on the side). Applications will be evaluated and results communicated by 10 May 2020. Successful applicants will be invited to the exams.

2. Admission exam
Successful candidates are invited to attend the admission exam, which takes place at the headquarters of the Accademia, and consists of a practical exam and a personal interview. The practical exam (about 120 minutes) requires skills in improvisation and theatrical movement and composition. Additionally, each individual applicant is interviewed by the jury (about 45 minutes) with follow-up questions related to those in the initial application form.

Candidates who have successfully passed the admission exam will be contacted and asked to complete the enrollment forms with the signed contract of studies.

New -> Application deadline for the MA 2020/21 : August 30, 2020

New -> Admission exams in Verscio: End of August, 2020

Beginning of the Academic Year 2020/21: November 9, 2020

Application request


Duration of studies
3 semesters (90 ECTS)
Mode of study: Full time

Language of instruction: English

Fee for enrollment to admission procedure: CHF 50

Fee for admission exam: CHF 150

Semester fee for each terms: CHF 1,200 (non-refundable)

Head of Master program: Corinna Vitale,
Master Assistant: Silviana Vogt,

Francesca Marcacci,, +41 (0)58 666 67 50

Bank account details
Banca Raiffeisen, 6653 Verscio
IBAN    CH37 8080 8003 1410 9010 4
In the name of: Accademia Teatro Dimitri, 6653 Verscio