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Performing Arts and Cultural Initiatives

The University actively pursues the objective of creating opportunities and situations for developing and expressing artistic abilities.

Students, along with faculty and staff, have been able to express their creativity and skills for many years, to be appreciated by the entire community at performances and concerts that are open to the public.


OFF THE RECORD: ERMAL META. A million things to tell you

29 November 2023 at 6pm
Aula Magna Gobbi


Photo: Graziano Marella

The meeting will be held in Italian. Please check the Italian webage for further information.

Bocconi University organizes creative workshops, cultural activities and extra-curricular initiatives to give participants a chance to express their creativity and artistic abilities.

Check out all the activities:


Intensive workshop: "A taste of Shakespeare"

In collaboration with Civica Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi. The course will be held on 10-11 November 2023 in English. Click here for additional information.

Choral Singing 

In the first semester 2023/24, Campus Life, in collaboration with Yamaha Music Europe, organizes a choral singing course.

The choral activity is open to all students, without any distinction between those who are in tune and those who are not, and includes specific activities divided into various moments. Ample space is reserved for vocal training, with activities aimed at promoting the correct functioning of the muscles involved in singing and, consequently, the correct emission of the voice.

Click here for additional information.

Music Room

A soundproof room available free of charge, upon reservation.

Further information on the booking procedure and the terms of use are available at this webpage.

Previous years activities

Dance Masterclass with Marco Pelle: The masterclass, characterised by dance classes and a final show, was held in the second semester a.y. 2022-23 by the internationally renowed choreographer Marco Pelle, assisted by Beatrice Carbone, soloist dancer at La Scala Theater. Further information is available here.

Acting courses in collaboration with Civica Scuola di Teatro Paolo Grassi

Singing course: A.Y. 2021-2022: Singing course offered in collaboration with Coro Bocconi Studenti with Maestra Zambelli. Additional information is available here.

Photography Course: A.Y. 2020-2021: Street Photography course held by the professional photographer Eolo Perfido

Cooking Class: A.Y.  2020-2021: three cooking classes with Chef Daniel Canzian organized by Campus Life, in collaboration with Bocconi Students Food Association


Each academic year Bocconi comes to life with events involving the entire community in activities with a variety of topics.

BookCrossing Area

Starting from 26 September, a BookCrossing Area will be available on campus and open to the Bocconi Community. This initiative is realized by Campus Life in collaboration with the student association Bocconi d'Inchiostro, Egea and the Bocconi Library. Discover more!

Guided tours to museums and expositions

Campus Life offers several guided tours throughout the year, which will allow you to see Milan and its museums with new eyes. 
Please, note! Each of the following activities requires a minimum number of participants in order to be activated. 

Upcoming events

— 17 October 2023: Van Gogh — MUDEC > find out more

Past events

- 10 May 2023: Bill Viola — Palazzo reale > find out more

- 6 March 2023: Dalí, Magritte, Man Ray e il surrealismo - MUDEC > find out more

- 24 February 2023: Guided tour of the Pinacoteca di Brera > find out more

- 29 November 2022: Warhol - guided tour at Fabbrica del Vapore (ENG) > find out more

- 27 October 2022: Max Ernst - guided tour at Palazzo Reale (ENG) > find out more

- 29 September 2022: Unknown Unknowns: An introduction to Mysteries - guided tour at La Triennale (ENG) > find out more

- 28 April 2022: Milan Street Art Tour: Navigli and Ticinese area (ENG) > find out more

- 12 April 2022: Marc Chagall, A Tale of Two Worlds - guided tour at MUDEC (ENG) > find out more on the Italian website

- 24 March 2022: Piet Mondrian, From figuration to abstraction - guided tour at MUDEC (ENG) > program

- 10 March 2022: Tiziano and the image of women in the Cinquecento Veneziano - guided tour at Palazzo Reale (ENG) > program

- 16 February 2022: Museo del Design Italiano (ENG) > program

- 25 November 2021: Museo del Novecento (ENG) > program 


Over the years Bocconi has often been the stage for theater shows, organized by its students and by other companies.

Upcoming shows

No shows scheduled.

Past shows

11 May 2023, at 7:30pm

Aula Magna Gobbi

An evening dedicated to the performing arts in Bocconi! Find out more at this webpage!

6 May 2022, at 8:30pm

Aula Magna Gobbi -Find out more at this webpage!

29 November at 9PM

Chiesa San Ferdinando, Piazza Sraffa, Milano
A play by Barabbas' Clowns (in Italian)
By Norbert Ebel, director Ferruccio Cainero, with Francesco Giuggioli and Gianluca Previato

Free show, online booking required. Green Pass required.
Download here the event poster for further information on the show.
Register at this link.

Exhibits on campus

Bocconi periodically hosts exhibitions by contemporary artists who are already admired by critics. Additional information on upcoming exhibits will be made available soon.


In Bocconi there are more than 100 student associations, some of which are very active also in the field of culture and performing arts. Find out more about the activities organized by student associations and open to the entire Bocconi Community.

Salotto Letterario

A series of meetings to get to know famous authors and writers.

Check the Italian website for additional information on upcoming events

The events are organized in collaboration with Arts and Humanities and the student association "Associazione studentesca letteraria Bocconi d'Inchiostro"


Do you like singing, acting and dancing? Or do you want to put yourself to the  test with set design, choreography or directing? Bocconi puts on a musical  entirely organized by and starring students from the University: join the group to provide your own contribution to the success of this initiative! 

After last year success with the musical "Not Another Grease Story", Bocconi Live Performance Students Association were back on stage on 27 April 2023 with "Gimme Another ABBA Story!" (link to the Italian website).

If you want to know more about the association activities you can contact them directly and have a look at their latest video!

Other activities

Every year student associations organize and promote several cultural activities. In Bocconi there is also the "Gruppo Teatro Studenti Bocconi", find out more!


Last modified 14/11/2023 - 11:58:01