NIDA's Head of Props: ‘Just make things, use your hands’
22 February 2018Each month we will be catching up with a different Head of Department at NIDA, to show you the artist behind the creative leader. February is Head of Properties and Objects, Marcelo Zavala-Baeza..
Leading artists challenge NIDA students to drive change in the arts
6 February 2018The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) this week proudly welcomed its new and returning Bachelor of Fine Arts and VET students, joining its Master of Fine Arts students who began last week..
NIDA graduates sparkle at the Sydney Theatre Awards
23 January 2018In an event that celebrated the best of Australian independent, mainstage and musical theatre, NIDA graduates sparkled in almost every category of the 13th Sydney Theatre Awards. NIDA alumni also took home the main awards in Acting, Directing, Design and Lighting.
Discover the new 2018 term classes program from NIDA Open
18 January 2018NIDA term classes are a vibrant opportunity for children to develop and discover their creativity. After school or on the weekends, term classes are held in Kensington and on location in Kellyville, Chatswood, Summer Hill, Parramatta and our new venue in Glebe at the Australian Performing Arts Grammar School.
NIDA Open explores Australian history with new ‘Aboriginal Perspectives’ program
8 February 2018NIDA Open is launching a brand new program for schools, Making Drama: Aboriginal Perspectives, to help young people in grades 3–6 better understand and fully engage with the rich history of Australia..
NIDA Open HSC Drama Performance courses return for 2018
8 February 2018After successful instalments last year, this year’s five-day HSC drama performance courses from NIDA Open will again offer students key tools that they can utilise in their HSC, by exploring a variety of processes for the HSC Individual and Group Projects..
Jessica Arthur: The working life of a theatre director
19 January 2018What's life like as a theatre director? NIDA alumni Jessica Arthur (Directing, 2015), is directing one of the first Sydney Theatre Company shows for 2018, Lethal Indifference, in February.