NIDA Alumni win at the Emmys and Venice Film Festival

13 September 2022 Murray Bartlett (Acting, 1991) claimed the first Emmy of his career for his breakout role in the HBO series The White Lotus, whilstCate Blanchett (Acting, 1992) was named best actress at the Venice Film Festival for the second time in her career, for her performance in the film TAR.

Spotlight on: Darcie Osullivan

13 September 2022 Growing up on a farm I've been surrounded by horses my whole life. I’ve spent the last couple of years before NIDA breaking in and training horses of my own. . .

Spotlight on: Meg Anderson

6 September 2022 I’m originally from a dairy farm in the town of Drouin West, which is located an hour and a bit out of Melbourne...It was my mum who first told me about NIDA!

From a small town to the big smoke. Making the move to Sydney to pursue a creative career.

30 August 2022 Daniel’s move from Tasmania to Sydney, (a place he had only visited when he was five years old), seemed quite daunting. However, he quickly found great support from NIDA, “the guidance and information NIDA offers for accommodation, scholarships and more, and the Student Council, SCON, who connect you with students already studying the course made the move so much easier – I’ve always felt very supported by NIDA”.

NIDA Green: green-skilling the creatives of the future

19 August 2022 Australia’s leading dramatic arts educator, the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) today announced NIDA Green – a plan to become a leading sustainability educator in the arts and entertainment industries.

NIDA announces new regional program: NIDA CONNECT

16 July 2022 NIDA has announced a brand-new national learning program designed and dedicated to outer metropolitan and regional communities across Australia. NIDA CONNECT will launch over the next few months and provide a wide range of creative opportunities across live and digital storytelling.
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