Hollywood Reporter ranks NIDA in world's top 10 drama schools
31 May 2018NIDA 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.
Sam Walsh AO inspires NIDA’s graduating class of 2017
29 May 2018NIDA officially launched the careers of 147 talented creative artists at the graduation ceremony for the class of 2017. Newly-appointed Chair of the Australia Council for the Arts Sam Walsh AO and former NIDA Academic Board member and alumni Alana Valentine each delivered an inspirational Occasional Address to the future creatives.
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.