yesterday at 08:21. Facebook
Is this an acting class, or a ninja training class?

NIDA Acting students learn parkour in their Physical theatre elective.
02/17/2017 at 23:23. Facebook
Epic video installation with NIDA grad Cate Blanchett transformed into multiple personalities closes tomorrow! Catch this free exhibit at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. More info at

02/16/2017 at 23:37. Facebook
What makes a good web-series? Here's 5 tips to create your own web-series from NIDA staff member Dr Ben Crisp, creator and writer of ABC iview's short comedy series Goober. [ Link ]

5 Tips To Create Your Own Web-Series – NIDA Blog
02/16/2017 at 06:33. Facebook
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.
02/15/2017 at 05:31. Facebook
NIDA Assistant Technical Manager, Bryte Cameron, shares what International Women's Day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.

Listen to Bryte at [ Link ]

NIDA Women – Bryte Cameron

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Assistant Technical Manager, Bryte Cameron, to discuss what the day means to her and how s...

02/13/2017 at 22:43. Facebook
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.
02/13/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
Well done to the winners of the Glorias fellowship: Briallen Clarke,
Elsie Egerton-Till, Benjamin Schostakowski and Derek Walker.

Read more about the Glorias Fellowship at
02/12/2017. Facebook
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.

Tropfest 25 Winner ANNOUNCED
02/11/2017. Facebook
'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...
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02/10/2017. Facebook
Walking into the weekend like...

Our Musical Theatre students are having a busy Friday in rehearsals for Sydney Theatre Company's Chimerica!
02/09/2017. Facebook
'I think it’s always important to be true to yourself, whatever your gender. I would say don’t compromise your ideals as an artist, be brave and trust your instincts.'

NIDA Open's Gillian Lemon discusses what International Women's Day means to her.
Read more: [ Link ]

NIDA Women – Gillian Lemon – NIDA Blog
02/08/2017. Facebook
We love new movies and Stephen Sewell, NIDA’s Head of Writing for Performance, has crafted an erotic thriller. The sensual, politically charged Embedded is an exciting anomaly in Australian cinema.

A special screening and Q&A with Stephen will be held on Thursday 2 March, 6:30pm at Palace Cinemas Paddington – if we can just get a few more people to join! Book your tickets now at [ Link ].

Embedded - Written & Directed by Stephen Sewell
02/07/2017. Facebook
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!
[ Link ]

02/06/2017. Facebook
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.
02/05/2017. Facebook
Who else is excited to see Cate Blanchett and the rest of the all-female cast in the new Ocean's 8 movie? Read more: [ Link ]

‘Ocean’s 8’: First Look at the All-Female Cast
02/04/2017. Facebook
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 [ Link ]

The Sleeping Beauty - The Design | The Australian Ballet
02/03/2017. Facebook
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.
02/02/2017. Facebook
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… [ Link ]

Merman Dan Makes Cabaret Debut At Midsumma
02/01/2017. Facebook
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.

More info at
02/01/2017. Facebook
Well done to NIDA grads Emme Hoy and Natalia Savvides who have been announced as the Old 505 Theatre's 2017 Writers in Residence recipients.