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Immersive installation celebrates First Nations building practice in performance

18 January 2022 NIDA’s Atrium was transformed into a healing space that celebrated earth, water, fire and air in a collaboration between students in the Bachelor of Fine Art (Scenic Construction and Technology) course and First Nations Guest Artist Nikki Boorroo Spirit.

Congratulations to the NIDA alumni nominated in Sydney Theatre Awards

12 January 2022 NIDA congratulates our alumni nominated in the Sydney Theatre Awards. Despite the challenges caused by COVID in 2020 and 2021, the Sydney Theatre Awards have nominated outstanding theatre artists and productions that took place.

End of Year Production Season 2021 presents worlds in flux

11 December 2021 NIDA's End of Year Production Season has seen four live NIDA productions across the campus telling stories of worlds in flux. Audiences were invited to journey into a magical forest, a world without electricity, God’s own country and a theatrical kaleidoscope through opera, myth, comedy and invention.

AACTA Awards for NIDA alumni in glittering event

9 December 2021 NIDA congratulates the outstanding alumni who received awards at the 2021 Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards this week.

Epic battles, blood canons and fantasy swords: a day in the life of props artist Hannah Crosby

7 December 2021 We caught up with Hannah Crosby in her busy day as a Senior 3D Artist at Gameloft Brisbane, who recently released a stunning visual remake of gaming classic The Oregon Trail™ on Apple Arcade.

Whose spot is it anyway? NIDA commissions God's Country by Nathan Maynard

29 November 2021 NIDA presents a specially commissioned play called 'God’s Country', written by Nathan Maynard for the End of Year Production Season.

NIDA and Sydney Conservatorium in dream collaboration

24 November 2021 The Sydney Conservatorium of Music and NIDA will present Britten’s magical operatic take on Shakespeare’s most loved comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, for NIDA’s End of Year Production Season.

Talented alumni celebrated at APDG Awards

12 November 2021 NIDA congratulates the alumni who received much-deserved accolades at the 10th Annual Australian Production Design Guild Awards.

Georgina 'George' Buchanan wins Making It Australia!

12 November 2021 NIDA congratulates the incredibly talented props alumna Georgina 'George' Buchanan, who was declared winner of 'Making It Australia' on TEN.
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