Courses

NIDA is Australia’s leading institute for education and training in the dramatic arts across a range of disciplines.

NIDA offers postgraduate courses in Cultural Leadership, Directing, Design for Performance, Voice and Writing for Performance.

NIDA’s undergraduate courses include Acting, Costume, Design for Performance, Properties and Objects, Scenic Construction and Technologies, and Technical Theatre and Stage Management.

We also offer vocational diploma courses in Musical Theatre, Live Production and Technical Services, Specialist Make-up Services and Stage and Screen Performance.

View 2022 Course Guide

Applications to NIDA's 2022 undergraduate courses are now open and will close on 31 August for postgraduate courses and 30 September 2021 for undergraduate courses.

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.

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