News Archive

Vocational Diploma of Specialist Make-up Services student, Madeleine Jones

14 July

We caught up with Make-up student Madeleine Jones on her transition from high school to NIDA, and her love of all things hair and make-up.

NIDA 2017 applicatons are now open

8 July

The National Institute of Dramatic Art is now accepting applications for the 2017 intake to its popular higher education courses in the dramatic arts.

NIDA announces Kate Cherry as Director/CEO

29 June

The National Institute of Dramatic Art has announced that Kate Cherry will step into the role of Director and Chief Executive Officer from November 2016.

NIDA Staging students work on Vivid Sydney light installation

23 June

We caught up with third-year NIDA Staging student Taylor Hill to speak about the challenges and rewards of her cohort’s most recent project – building a light installation for Vivid Sydney.

New appointments to the NIDA Board

6 June

NIDA is pleased to announce the appointment of creative producer Noel Staunton as Deputy Chairman of the NIDA Board of Directors, and the appointment of two new directors – producer Ian Collie and financial expert John Robinson – following the annual general meeting in May. 

NIDA shares its musical theatre expertise with China

3 June

In April, NIDA provided an intensive four-week program of musical theatre masterclasses in Beijing.

Head of Writing for Performance Stephen Sewell’s work was featured at the Sydney Film Festival

24 May

We are delighted to share the news that four works by NIDA’s award-winning Head of Writing for Performance, Stephen Sewell were selected as part of the Sydney Film Festival (SFF) program.

NIDA's graduating class of 2016

24 May

Today the achievements of 75 talented creative professionals were celebrated at the graduation ceremony for the NIDA class of 2015. Esteemed artist and arts advocate, Robyn Archer AO, delivered the occasional address to an audience of graduates and their families.

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