NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal people. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

We also wish to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across this country's sacred homelands, and in particular, students and other First Nations members of the NIDA community.

Graham Henstock (Director Centre for Technology, Management and Production)

Graham HenstockGraham has worked professionally in the arts, media and entertainment industry for almost twenty years. During that time he has held key positions with some of the country’s most renowned organisations, including as the Head of Lighting of the Sydney Theatre Company, Assistant Technical Coordinator of the Melbourne Theatre Company and as Production Director for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (666 ABC Canberra). Within those roles, he has toured extensively both nationally and internationally.

Graham has also worked as a freelance lighting and sound designer and operator, is an advanced rigger and has had articles published as a freelance arts and music journalist.

Graham’s technical skills stretch across an assortment of disciplines, including audio production, stage automation, rigging, projection systems and electronics, although his primary passion and expertise lies with lighting technology and design.

Qualifications: Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production), Swinburne University; Bachelor of Arts (Security, Terrorism and Counter‐Terrorism), Murdoch University.

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