News Archive

NIDA Directing students collaborate with ACO Emerging Artists

26 September

From April to August this year, a unique project saw NIDA’s Master of Fine Arts (Directing) students partner with seven Emerging Artists from the Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO) – an initiative instigated by one of NIDA’s most recent Directing graduates, Benjamin Sheen. 

NIDA’s Head of Cultural Leadership wins big at the Australian Dance Awards

22 September

Congratulations to our Head of Cultural Leadership, Dr Cheryl Stock AM, whose Dancenorth Twilight performance was awarded the 2016 Australian Dance Award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Community Dance’ – a testament to her ability to understand the importance of cultural creativity and diversity in the arts.

NIDA Industry Week – Logie Winner, Actor Joel Jackson returns to NIDA

15 September

The relationship between agent and actor is pivotal to the success of our careers – NIDA Acting graduate Joel Jackson

Acting Alumni success on stage, TV and the big screen

9 September

NIDA Acting graduates take on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Outlander and Shakespeare.

Departing NIDA Director/CEO heading to London

12 August

Congratulations to our Director/CEO, Lynne Williams, who was recently announced as incoming Principal of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

NIDA graduate appointed as STC Interim Artistic Director

12 August

NIDA would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our graduate, Kip Williams, on his new appointment as Sydney Theatre Company’s Interim Artistic Director.

An exciting career: Production graduate Charles Coy

19 July

We caught up with NIDA Production graduate Charles Coy to speak about his incredible career since graduation, his advice to students entering the industry, and Sketch Evolution, the company he set up with fellow NIDA graduate.

Stage Struck!

14 July

Burwood Girls and Strathfield Girls High School teamed up to bring their Year 11 and Year 12 VET Entertainment students to NIDA to practice their skills in staging, lighting and sound as part of a customised workshop.

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