What are the NIDA Archives?
The NIDA Archives collects, organises and preserves archival records created by or relating to NIDA.
As a valuable resource for research, teaching and education, the Archives supports NIDA’s role as Australia’s leading national educator in the dramatic arts.
What is held at the NIDA Archives?
The archives holds:
- administrative and production records dating back to the establishment of NIDA in 1958
- records of affiliated organisations, such as the Old Tote Theatre Company
- a small collection of personal archives
- NIDA’s costume research collection.
Who can access the NIDA Archives?
The NIDA Archives is open to NIDA staff and students and to external researchers, subject to specific access or donor conditions. We are located in Alexandria, NSW and accessible by appointment only.
The copying of archives is subject to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth), preservation concerns and resources. Copyright permission must be gained before you receive any copies. We can provide advice on how to contact copyright holders. Charges for copies may apply.
For further information and to make an appointment to access the archives please contact the Archives and Records Manager or call (02) 9697 7595.
The NIDA Archives acknowledges the principal support of the NIDA Foundation Trust.