In theatre-making the whole is greater than the sum of its parts
15 May 2018Each month we're catching up with a different Head of Department at NIDA, to show you the artist behind the creative leader. May is the turn of NIDA’s Acting Director of Undergraduate Studies and Head of Technical Theatre and Stage Management (TTSM), Graham Henstock - a fervent collaborator.
NIDA’s Head of Movement to unleash King Kong on Broadway
14 May 2018In November this year, King Kong the Musical will thump down onto Broadway. In his role as Kong & Aerial Movement Director, NIDA’s Head of Movement, Gavin Robins, will be responsible for conducting the giant ape’s actions as well as those of the performers around him.
Empathy, imagination and neuroscience shape Cultural Leadership students
8 May 2018NIDA’s Master of Fine Art (Cultural Leadership) students have been immersed in a wide variety of skills development and emotional contexts as they learn about empathy, imagination, neuroscience and research practice.
NIDA MFA Directing students collaborate with ACA actors
27 April 2018Last week, NIDA Master of Fine Arts (Directing) students presented the results of a two-week collaboration with Actors Centre Australia (ACA) third year Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts (Acting) students.
NIDA launches June production season with Director/CEO Kate Cherry directing
26 April 2018From 13–23 June, the National Institute of Dramatic Art will be holding its annual June Season of Student Productions, with Director/CEO Kate Cherry becoming the first head of NIDA in recent years to be among a list of accomplished guest directors leading the productions.