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NIDA takes the campus online at Virtual Open Day

26 May 2020 NIDA is hosting a Virtual Open Day via Zoom, website and social media channels. Visitors will get a glimpse into student life with campus walkthroughs, never-seen-before videos of student work and live Q&A with course leaders and alumni.

STC and NIDA announce new pathways opportunity for writers

14 May 2020 NIDA and Sydney Theatre Company are proud to announce a new pathway for NIDA writing graduates, supported by the Longes Family. The STC and NIDA Pathways Commission will enable a theatrical work to be developed and considered for performance by one of Australia’s premiere theatre companies.

NIDA CEO Liz Hughes looks to the future

11 May 2020 I have been in the CEO role at NIDA for just over four months – and it has been a wild ride. I have been amazed and humbled by the creativity, talent and passion of the NIDA team and students, and at the other extreme, COVID-19 has presented challenges on almost every front.

Hollywood Reporter ranks NIDA in world's top 5 drama schools

4 May 2020 NIDA has been ranked in the top 5 of The Hollywood Reporter’s world’s best drama schools for an undergraduate degree. The Reporter’s international ranking of acting schools places NIDA in the top echelons, along with Carnegie Mellon and New York’s Juilliard School.

Design and Props students take up the home studio challenge

4 May 2020 Design for Performance and Properties and Objects students have taken up the challenge of setting up their home studios and continuing their design projects.

Are we all screen stars now?

28 April 2020 As we all work and socialise online, Director of NIDA Corporate Vanessa White shares some tips and talks about our screen presence.

Tudor bodices made with online technology in NIDA BFA Costume course

28 April 2020 The recent COVID-19 restrictions have meant that all of NIDA’s Bachelor and Master of Fine Arts courses have been delivered online, including the famous Costume course.
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‘Give yourself permission to take up space’ – voice tips for women on World Voice Day

16 April 2020 Find out what your voice reveals about you and how it can help, or hinder, your career.

NIDA alumni commended as Green Room Awards go online

7 April 2020 In a first for The Green Room Awards Ceremony, the entire proceedings were broadcast from YouTube. NIDA congratulates all the nominees and winners, including several of our alumni.
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