NIDA’s Ben Crisp debuts on ABC iview with ‘Goober’
13 February 2017On 26 December 2016, ABC iview launched Goober, a short comedy series created and written by NIDA staff member, Dr Ben Crisp. We caught up with Ben to talk about the show, how he managed to get on the free internet TV service, as well as the other projects he’s working on.
8 February 2017NIDA 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.
31 January 2017Di 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.
8 February 2017The 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!
Sigrid Thornton and Kip Williams appointed to NIDA Board
7 November 2016The 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.