Applications to study at NIDA in 2022 are now open and will close on the following dates:

  • 31 August 2021 - Postgraduate: MFA (Directing) and MFA (Writing for Performance)
  • 30 September 2021 - Postgraduate: MFA (Cultural Leadership)
  • 29 October 2021 - All Undergraduate courses and Vocational Diplomas (EXTENSION)

This year there will be NO APPLICATION FEE, giving more people the opportunity to apply. We want to break down some barriers so talented individuals all around Australia feel represented, welcomed and supported.

There are also a number of scholarships on offer for future and enrolled students to provide opportunities to our community.

Apply now

NIDA is Australia’s leading performing arts educator.

We offer an unmatched range and depth of industry-relevant training across performing arts disciplines including: actingcostumecultural leadershipdesigndirectingmake-upmusical theatrepropsscenic constructionstage managementtechnical theatrevoice and writing.

View 2022 Course Guide

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