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..
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..
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..
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..
1 February 2018The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) welcomed its new Master of Fine Arts students in Cultural Leadership, Design, Directing, and Writing for Performance to the Kensington campus this 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.
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.