NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.

Melbourne studios
Home Venue Hire rooms-and-studios Melbourne studios

Located at the heart of the Melbourne Arts Precinct in Southbank, the light and modern studios are easily accessible and are the perfect venue to host a personalised event experience.

Standing/function: 55pax (per studio) Seated/workshop: Studio 1, 20pax; Studio 2, 15pax
Studio 1, 153m² Studio 2, 113m²

Melbourne studios

About the Melbourne Studios

The studios are located at Creative Spaces: Guild, 152 Sturt Street, Southbank, Melbourne.


  • Workshops
  • Rehearsals
  • Casting sessions
  • Meetings
  • Seminars
  • Interviews
  • Community events
  • Corporate functions

Facilities: Non-technical

  • Stackable chairs x 60
  • Trestle tables
  • Mirrored walls
  • Ballet barres
  • Whiteboard on wheels x3

Facilities: Technical

  • Plasma TV/PC/DVD
  • AV with speaker facility
  • Camera hire at additional charge


  • Sprung parquet (no stiletto heels permitted)

Melbourne Studios Gallery


Getting to NIDA Melbourne

NIDA’s Melbourne home is situated in the heart of the action at 152 Sturt Street at the Creative Spaces: Guild. Only a stone’s throw away from the CBD, we are close to all forms of public transport and easily accessible by foot and bicycles too.

Train: Flinders Street Station is the closest train station. 15 minute walk from the station.

Tram: Route 1 stops right outside our studios at Stop 18 – Grant Street.

Parking: Metered public parking is available on the street. Alternatively, Arts Centre Melbourne offers parking at competitive rates and is located within easy strolling distance to the NIDA studios. Details can be found at the Arts Centre Melbourne website.

For further information please contact the Melbourne Venues team on 02 9697 7556 or submit your Melbourne venue hire enquiry form.