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Discover the new 2018 term classes program from NIDA Open

18 January 2018 NIDA 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.
NIDAnights Human Centered Design

What does human-centered design have to do with humans?

8 January 2018 NIDA is copresenting an introductory workshop to human-centered design, a problem-solving approach that begins with building empathy and ends with designing innovative new product solutions. Hosted at our NIDA Melbourne studios in Southbank, it features NIDA tutors with Rahul Soans, Founder and Director of the Disruptive Business Network.

NIDA Launchpad artists test the boundaries of script

21 December 2017 Launchpad provided the chance to wrestle with a new script format and develop a cutting edge performance, resulting in Scratch by Periscope Productions at NIDA Melbourne.
A message from Kate Cherry at the end of 2017

A message from Kate Cherry at the end of 2017

20 December 2017 As we approach the end of the year, and students, staff and NIDA community members look forward to the festive break, NIDA Director/CEO Kate Cherry reflects on the past 12 months, in what was her first year as head of NIDA..
What a wonderful (and busy) year – 10 highlights of 2017 at NIDA

What a wonderful (and busy) year – 10 highlights of 2017 at NIDA

18 December 2017 We take a look back at some of the highlights from 2017 at NIDA.
 Recapturing history: Community Heritage Grant will digitise NIDA images

Recapturing history: Community Heritage Grant will digitise NIDA images

13 December 2017 For a fourth consecutive year, NIDA has received support from the Community Heritage Grants program, which this year is funding the digitisation of over 4,500 images from the NIDA Archives.

NIDA Alumni win prestigious lifetime Helpmann and AACTA awards

8 December 2017 NIDA warmly congratulates our outstanding alumni, colleagues and board members who have won prestigious lifetime Helpmann Awards and AACTA Awards.
NIDA’s excellence in design comes to the fore at APDG awards

NIDA’s excellence in design comes to the fore at APDG awards

4 December 2017 NIDA’s leadership in the design sphere was once again highlighted at the annual Australian Production Guild Awards (APDG), where six students and graduates picked up awards for their stunning work..
Lucky number seven: seven props students help deliver seven Directors’ and Designers’ Productions

Lucky number seven: seven props students help deliver seven Directors’ and Designers’ Productions

1 December 2017 Beavering away behind the scenes at this year’s Directors’ and Designers’ Productions are seven dedicated Bachelor of Fine Arts (Properties and Objects) year two students, who've create eye-catching pieces and disaster-proof stage props..
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