Creative Ambassadors

New ‘Creative Ambassador’s Initiative’ develops Australia’s teachers into cultural leaders

20 March 2017 NIDA has launched a ground-breaking new initiative that will provide early career teachers with complimentary training to help them become cultural leaders at their respective schools.
DMT Chimerica

Critically-acclaimed 'Chimerica' nurtures NIDA students and underpins longstanding relationship with STC

13 March 2017 NIDA Diploma of Musical Theatre students included in Sydney Theatre Company's latest production – geopolitical thriller 'Chimerica' 

NIDA’s Michael Scott-Mitchell features in international team of expert consultants for HKAPA

9 March 2017 NIDA Deputy Director/CEO and Head of Design for Performance, Michael Scott-Mitchell, was one the international consultants invited by the Hong Kong Academy of the Performing Arts, to participate in their curriculum benchmarking review last week. 
Sue Paris

NIDA Design Lecturer, Sue Field, reunited with Paris thanks to almost-forgotten works of art

10 March 2017 The beautiful art work of Design Lecturer, Sue Field, is featured in the new book 'An illustrated guide to Montmartre’s bars and cafes'. Her work has also been chosen as the book's cover art. 

NIDA Acting graduate, Diane Smith, shares her journey from actor to producer

3 March 2017 On 11 February, Matt Day’s black comedy 'The Mother Situation' took top honours at the 2017 Tropfest short film festival. Co-produced by NIDA Corporate Senior Course Manager and 1978 Acting graduate, Diane Smith, the film follows three adult siblings as they assist their terminally ill mother to commit suicide.

NIDA receives $300,000 over 6 years for Indigenous Fellowship in Cultural Leadership and graduate director’s studio

24 January 2017 NIDA yesterday announced a $300,000 grant by the Luminis Foundation to assist Indigenous creative professionals undertaking a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Cultural Leadership.
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