Work experience

NIDA is pleased to offer work experience to high school students.

The NIDA Work Experience Program provides an opportunity for students in years 10 and 11 to observe and, where possible, participate in classes in Acting, Design, Properties or Costume. 

Applications for the 2017 program have now closed.

Applications for the 2018 program will open late November 2017. Please note the program runs February–June only.

NIDA Work Experience is open to any school student in year 10 or 11.

Should you have any further queries, please contact the Work Experience Coordinator using the contact form or call 02 9697 7607.



'NIDA has given me a lot of experience and has inspired me to continue to strive to reach my goals. Thank you for the opportunity!'

'The perfect mix of activities will send me out the door spreading the word about how extraordinary NIDA is.'

'NIDA work experience was a week I will never forget… All of the students were so welcoming and I hope that in the future I will be one of them.'

'Experiencing a mix of class has been a great opportunity and I can take back loads of new things I have learnt.'

'I have enjoyed everything tremendously! I have learnt so much during my short visit and wish I could stay longer.'

'Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant.'

'During the week I’ve had here I have realised this is where I want to be. Everybody is so friendly, kind and welcoming… I have learnt so much and I’m definitely going to audition.'

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