NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the sacred lands, from the mountains to the sea, on which we learn and tell stories.

The lands of the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

Louisa Norman

Louisa currently works as Arts Programming Manager for Country Arts South Australia, programming and producing in performing and visual arts across regional South Australia. In this role she also builds national tours for South Australian artists.
Prior to relocating to Australia in 2013, Louisa worked as a producer for some of the UK’s leading theatre companies and venues including Headlong Theatre, Clean Break and Soho Theatre in London. Between 2007–2010 she worked as General Manager at Clean Break theatre company producing award-winning new plays about women’s experiences of the criminal justice system which toured to theatres and prisons in the UK. In 2012 she independently produced a successful production of Tape by Stephen Belber in London’s West End. In 2009 she was a recipient of the Rupert Rhymes Bursary, which she used to tour a new Palestinian play to refugee camps in the West Bank. Between 2005–2007 she worked as a project manager for Ladder to the Moon in London, producing pioneering interactive theatre residencies in hospitals and care homes.
Louisa has a passion for arts for social change and interdisciplinary practice.
She has studied at University of Wales Aberystwyth, University of Montana USA and Trinity College Dublin.

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