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Totally Completely Fine screening at NIDA


Alumna Gretel Vella (Writing for Performance, 2017) and cast. Image credit: NIDA

On Wednesday 19 April 2023, NIDA held a screening for the highly anticipated tv show Totally Completely Fine, created and written by NIDA alumna Gretel Vella.

The screening was viewed by a full house at NIDA Playhouse, which included show co-writer Emme Hoy, cast Devon Terrell (Acting, 2013), Contessa Trefone (Acting, 2012) and Brandon McLelland. The show also stars Rowan Witt.

Devon Terrell (alumnus). Image credit: NIDA Director Lucy Gaffy. Image credit: NIDA Mia Morrissey. Image credit: NIDACat Van Davies & Matt Okine. Image credit: NIDA

Totally Completely Fine is an insightful exploration of mental health, relationships, and the importance of seeking assistance when necessary. These themes are shared through Vella’s nuanced writing, which weaves together the experiences of different characters and explores their empathetic and deeply human needs.


Contessa Treffone and Devon Terell (alumni) . Image credit: NIDA


NIDA CEO Liz Hughes & Gretel Vella. Image credit: NIDA

Totally Completely Fine is a joint production of Stan and Fremantle. It is available to watch now on Stan in Australia, as well as Sundance Now and AMC+ in the US.

We’re sending our congratulations to Gretel Vella, the cast, and crew of Totally Completely Fine for a truly exceptional production.