NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

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Fernando De Miguel Fuertes
2023 MFA Directing Fernando De Miguel Fuertes

About Fernando

Fernando de Miguel Fuertes is a theatre and filmmaker from Mexico. With a social sciences educational background and extensive performing arts training, his industry experience ranges from classical Greek dramas to video game ads. Fernando’s coaching-oriented style has equipped children and adults with the skills and confidence to succeed in cross-cultural environments for more than a decade.
Before moving to Australia as a permanent resident in 2022, Fernando developed projects in Querétaro, Mexico City, Beijing, Hangzhou and Shanghai. His career journey includes stints in policymaking; as interview prep coach; curriculum developer; event manager; drama teacher; documentary narrator; stage, film and voice actor; producer; playwright; and director. As a director Fernando has staged dozens of shows for different audiences in multiple formats, often combining genres and styles to question automatic associations and rethink the familiar.