Lane Cove story

Drama with Lane Cove Out of School Inc.

8 February 2017 NIDA was thrilled to kick off the year with an invitation from Lane Cove Out of School Inc. (LCOOS) to deliver an Introduction to Drama series of workshops. With our long history of developing customised workshops for schools based on the needs and interests of student cohorts, it was a wonderful way to begin what is set to be a very busy 2017.
Di Drew

Di Drew set to leave NIDA after 7 years

31 January 2017 Di Drew, Head of Screen at the NIDA is set to leave the institution after seven years at the helm. Di was the inaugural Head of Screen setting up the very successful screen program at NIDA with financial support from Channel 7 and the Reg Grundy Foundation.
Behind the Scenes story

Course Highlight: Behind the Scenes (NSW)

8 February 2017 The process of rehearsing a script can often seem elusive and something that only the actors and the director have the privilege of participating in. For many of us, this mystery remains just that, but not anymore. NIDA is opening its rehearsal room doors to showcase this very special process to students in grades 4-6!

An audience with Richard Roxburgh

13 December 2016 NIDA students, staff and guests were treated to a fascinating Q&A with much–loved NIDA alumnus, Australian actor and director Richard Roxburgh (Acting, 1986), on 7 November.
Jane Street

NIDA celebrates Jane Street Theatre

9 December 2016 The 50thAnniversary of the Jane Street Theatre and Season of Australian Plays was commemorated on 25 October, with an evening that explored the Australian voice on stage since 1966.

Sigrid Thornton and Kip Williams appointed to NIDA Board

7 November 2016 The NIDA Board of Directors appointed two new members at its October meeting – alumnus and newly appointed Sydney Theatre Company Artistic Director, Kip Williams, and iconic Australian actor Sigrid Thornton.
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