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.
NIDA is Australia’s leading performing arts educator.
We offer an unmatched range and depth of industry-relevant training across performing arts disciplines including: acting, costume, cultural leadership, design, directing, make-up, musical theatre, props, scenic construction, stage management, technical theatre, voice and writing.
NIDA Scholarships are open to future BFA and MFA students (applicants) and enrolled students. Most scholarships are allocated based on financial need. NIDA is committed to building a diverse community of students and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from a wide range of backgrounds and people with a disability.More