Wella Studios Launches Atelier in Chicago

Dedicated to offering the very best in advanced education for salon professionals across the nation, Wella Education has announced a new satellite program with Fuga Centro Salon located on Michigan Avenue overlooking Millennium Park in Chicago. The Wella Studio Atelier program will offer select advanced education courses lead by The Wella Studios Signature Artists.

Wella Education and Fuga Centro Salon kicked off their new partnership with a swanky cocktail party after the salon closed Friday evening. Guests including Candy Shaw, Tracey Hughes, Martino Cartier and Frank Gambuzza toasted the new Atelier location and enjoyed presentations from Signature Studio Artists Frank Andrade and Oliver Shortall, Wella Top Artist Sonya Dove, Wella Global Education Academy Dean Stephen Moody and The Studios Artistic Manager Diego Raviglione.

 “Our goal is to make the best in salon professional education readily available to as many of our customers as possible.  The Wella Studio Atelier program in Chicago, adds an essential resource to our education network”   explained Fabio Sementilli VP of Wella Education.


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Beginning this April, The Wella Studio Atelier Chicago will offer the Master Color Expert (MCE) pre-requisite course Color Craft: Color Essential. By next year they hope to offer the entire two-week MCE course.  Wella customers will be able to apply Global Elite points at The Wella Studio Atelier locations.

“I couldn’t be more excited about this partnership, providing access to quality education has always been my goal,” added Fuga Centro Salon owner Antonio Favaro “I’ve been doing hair for over 20 years and I never stop learning!”

The first Color Craft: Color Essential 2-day course hosted at Fuga Centro Salon will be April 17 & 18, 2016. With a second offering this summer on June 12 & 13, 2016. For more information on Color Craft: Color Essential and the Master Color Expert Certification please go to www.wellainteractive.com.

About: Wella Professionals is the flagship brand of P&G Salon Professional, a division of P&G Beauty and Grooming, a world leader and expert in hair and beauty. Wella Professionals has 130 years of heritage and is a leading professional brand that has shaped the salon industry through innovation, inspiration and salon partnership. Wella Professionals’ mission is to unite people who are passionate about hair and provide high performance products and services, expert training and creative inspiration to create Moments of Hair Triumph.  For more information, please visit www.wella.com