THE BERNSTEIN SCHOOL OF MUSICAL THEATER
The Bernstein School of Musical Theater (BSMT) is considered to be one of the most renowned training academies in the performing arts in Italy today. Founded by the Canadian Shawna Farrell, over the years it has developed multiple collaborations and projects with cultural and institutional bodies such as the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, the Teatro Duse, the Teatro Brancaccio in Rome and many others. He produced and staged (BSMT Productions) some of the most famous and award-winning musicals at an international level, conceived and launched the first festival entirely dedicated to the musical genre “A Summer Musical Festival”.
There are also many artistic collaborations matured with internationally renowned directors, choreographers and artists that feed the “on-the-job” training of all the Academy’s students.
In October 2017, BSMT inaugurated the “Center for the Performing Arts” in Bologna, a venue of over 2000 m², with large dance, acting and choral singing rooms, individual study rooms and a small theater, with the aim of continuing to support the training of the young performers of tomorrow. In 2020 it is recognized by MIUR as an AFAM subject, starting from the Academic Year 2019-2020, the First Level Academic Diploma (equivalent to the Short Degree).
The Nemo Academy is an Italian excellence in the digital arts. The Academy cooperates with numerous artists, studios, schools and companies, becoming an absolute reference internationally appreciated for innovative teaching that opens a window on the world.
The Academy participates in many important events, from Lucca Comics and Games, to Comic Con SanDiego to CTN in Los Angeles or Angôuleme in France.
Manifattura di Domodossola is a company that embodies the excellence of Made in Italy in the world in the Fashion & Design field. Particularly sensitive to the new generations, Manifattura di Domodossola every year promotes INTRECCINCANTIERE, an ideas competition aimed at young creatives and students of design courses and art schools. Created in collaboration with Lineapelle and the BPM Group, the award is aimed at bringing out talented personalities and future protagonists of Made in Italy. The goal is to create a project / prototype belonging to one of the areas established by the regulation (leather goods, furniture, footwear, jewelery) using the company’s famous woven fabrics in a creative way. In 2019 Manifattura Domodossola introduced a theatrical costume section to involve young designers in the creation of the costumes for The Witches Seed.
DONNE SI FA STORIA
Donne Si Fa Storia curates projects in the world of women doing business, tells stories of people, business models and strategies for innovation, supports companies in contaminating their knowledge and rethinking, to respond to the needs of our present. DSFS believes that knowing the experiences and business models conceived by women in the past (-100), can be an important lever to better understand the current situation and take inspiration to imagine the near future (+100). It is about starting to discover, women and men all together, a piece of history that has never been written.
As part of THE WITCHES SEEDS, Donne Si Fa Storia has contributed with scientific research work starting from the literature and archival documentation on witches in the European Alps, has explored the socio-economic characters and contexts in which this figure took shape, provided a first collection of contents to inspire the creation of the work.
Sky Arte is an Italian thematic television channel owned by the Sky Italia group dedicated to art, design and culture.
Sky Arte is media partner of The Witches Seed production.
Virtual Circle is an online streaming platform where you can watch concerts, album launches, workshops and lots of other exciting content from the music and arts world.
Virtual Circle is inspired by the concert hall and aims to recreate this digitally with specially curated content and multiple audience interactive features to ensure you feel connected to the performance.