Want to teach for NIDA? NIDA Open is currently seeking casual tutors across all aspects of theatre and screen performance based in WA (Perth), SA (Adelaide), QLD (Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns, Gold Coast). For more information visit . Applications close 9 am 6 March 2017.
Love is in the air! To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we took a trip down memory lane and revisited some of our old and new representations of Shakespeare’s famous lovers. From Romeo + Juliet, to Twelfth Night, we remember the Bard’s star-crossed lovers across 13 years of NIDA student productions.
Congratulations to the whole team from The Mother Situation – the winning short film of Tropfest 2017! The Mother Situation was produced by NIDA staff member and grad Di Smith and features NIDA grads Sacha Horler and Harriet Dyer.
The Mother Situation has won Best Film , Best Screenplay and Best Actress.
'Love is not a cast-iron set of symptoms. Love is whatever you feel it to be.'
Stories Like These presents 'Blink', playing at KXT bAKEHOUSE from 10 February–4 March. 'Blink' is directed by NIDA alum Luke Rogers, and features a number of NIDA graduates including James Raggatt (playing the role of Jonah), Katelyn Shaw (Sound Designer) and Nick Curnow (Dialect Coach). Find out more and book... View details ⇨
Who's going to Tropfest this Saturday? NIDA staff member and grad, Di Smith, produced a short film that has made it into the finalists this year! The film is called The Mother Situation and features NIDA grads Sacha Horler and Harriet Dyer. Well done to all involved, and good luck! [ Tropfest.org.au Link ]
In the lead up to International Women's Day, we sat down with a few NIDA Women to discuss what the day means to them and how they are helping NIDA students find their artistic voice. Our first interviewee is Design Lecturer, Sue Field.
Be dazzled by the beautiful costumes that NIDA grad Gabriela Tylesova has designed for the The Australian Ballet's production of The Sleeping Beauty. The elaborate costumes can take weeks to create and draw on a pastel palette of floral colours that complement the gold and cream of the set.
Read more about Gabriela's designs at [ Bit.ly Link ]
We can't think of a better way to kick-off a course than performing with the Sydney Theatre Company! Our Diploma of Musical Theatre students are getting hands-on industry experience during rehearsals for STC's production of Chimerica, directed by Kip Williams.
Did you catch Merman Dan at the Midsumma Festival? Making his Merman performing debut, Daniel Hayward, NIDA Singer Dancer Actor graduate, enchanted his audiences with the unique story of a gay merman. Read Merman Dan’s tale… [ Bit.ly Link ]
Does a clash between artistic values and business needs sound familiar? Griffin Theatre Company’s satirical comedy A Strategic Plan enjoys the struggle of profit vs artistic merit at a music label. Running until 11 March it features work by NIDA grads Verity Hampson, Briallen Clarke, Emele Ugavule and Tyler Hawkins.