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Hollywood Reporter ranks NIDA in world's top 10 drama schools

31 May 2018 NIDA has been ranked in the top 10 of The Hollywood Reporter’s world’s best drama schools. The Reporter’s international ranking of acting schools places NIDA in the top echelons, along with London’s Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and New York’s Juilliard School.

Stop-motion water enraptures NIDA Properties and Objects student

5 September 2018 NIDA BFA Properties and Objects students presented their major third-year works exploring a huge variety of angles, materials and uses. The works ranged from ancient swords and effects, to collapsible props, fruit costumes and the use of miniature water in stop-motion film.
NIDA students Nicholas Burton and Laurence Boxhall in Dave and Theo

Web series 'Dave & Theo' takes out slew of awards for NIDA students

22 October 2018 Six-episode web series, Dave & Theo, by NIDA Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) students Nicholas Burton and Laurence Boxhall, has quickly amassed a long list of award recognitions, over 33,000 Facebook fans, thousands of episode views and attention from FilmInk and The Daily Telegraph.

When what you really love about costume is the making

23 August 2018 Each month we're catching up with a different Head of Department at NIDA, to show you the artist behind the creative leader. August is the turn of NIDA’s Head of Costume, Annette Ribbons, who teaches across the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Costume, Design for Performance and Properties and Objects.

Fearless debate and insights: what makes a cultural leader with an edge?

13 September 2018 NIDA’s Master of Fine Arts (Cultural Leadership) has been designed specifically for mid-career producers, directors and managers in the cultural sector. With online blended learning and on campus intensives, students study while working, take time out for reflecting and thinking, and gain access to industry experts and prominent guest speakers.

NIDA supports pathways for school students in Vocational Studies

18 October 2018 NIDA has partnered with schools for the past 14 years, supporting high school students and Entertainment teachers to transition towards further education opportunities, via vocational educational training (VET) courses.
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