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Creating character: Behind-the-scenes in NIDA’s make-up department

21 December

In the busy time between end-of-year showcase and industry placements, we caught up with two of NIDA’s Diploma of Screen and Media (Specialist Make-up Services) students, Annabel Cameron and Eilidh Strachan.

Multi-award-winning guest director brings non-traditional Russian theatre to NIDA

20 December

In 2018, NIDA was pleased to host multi­-award-winning international guest director Oleg Glushkov for a highly unique, once-off theatre project with a cohort of our students.

NIDA congratulates staff, board members and alumni at APDG Awards

18 December

NIDA congratulates our winning staff, board members and alumni at the 8th Annual Australian Production Design Guild Awards which recognise excellence in design in screen and live theatre.

Australia as muse– interviews with NIDA's 2018 Directing students

14 December

In the 2018 cohort of NIDA’s Masters of Fine Arts (Directing), some of the students were inspired by iconic Australian themes and stories such as the music of Midnight Oil, the disappearance of Frederick Valentich, and cult classic film Wake in Fright.

Iconic females the focus of emerging women artists at NIDA

13 December

Princess Diana: an iconic feminist? Hedda Gabler: the Kim Kardashian of the 1800s? Young women at NIDA are creating stories about iconic females.

Vocational students take to the stage at Pinchgut Opera placement

13 December

Putting their NIDA skills to the test with Pinchgut Opera, Vocational Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services students completed a secondment at City Recital Hall in Sydney.

Highlights of 2018 at NIDA

12 December

NIDA Executive Chairman Jennifer Bott AO shares highlights from a busy 2018 at NIDA.

Australian heroes and nightmares on stage at NIDA

11 December

The next generation of storytellers brings Australian heroes and nightmares onto the stage for NIDA’s Directors’ and Designers’ Graduating Productions, opening Thursday 12 December.

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