NIDA
03/25/2017 . Facebook
Best school-trip ever? Our Technical Theatre and Stage Management students got the opportunity to attend Adelaide Festival and Adelaide Fringe Festival to learn more about the technical elements of various theatrical productions as part of their studies at NIDA. Read more about their experience here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
NIDA
03/24/2017 at 06:44. Facebook
From teaching Design and Dance in the UK, to working as NIDA’s Learning and Teaching Coordinator, Marnie Campbell has had a colourful career in Arts Education. Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with her to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.
NIDA
03/23/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Have you ever found yourself in an awkward situation? Mark Hill (Acting, 2016) plays the lead role in the comedy short Picture This, which follows a real estate photographer as he enters drama-filled homes. You can watch his performance and vote for the film in the Shotover competition here: [ Woobox.com Link ]

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NIDA
03/22/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Bon Voyage! Congrats to our MFA students Madeleine Humphreys (Directing) and Tyler Hawkins (Design for Performance) for being selected to attend a one-month Artistic Residency at the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS). Madeleine and Tyler will head to Moscow next week as part of a 3-year partnership between NIDA and GITIS. Read more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
NIDA
03/22/2017 at 01:40. Facebook
'My advice would be to discover your own voice, and your own talent and your own passion and don’t be afraid to show it.'

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with our VET Manager, Jane Newton, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.
NIDA
03/21/2017 at 00:50. Facebook
Did you see us on Sunrise this morning? From 18th century period costumes, to creepy puppets, to superhero actor training, we had a great time showing Sam around NIDA! If you missed out, you can watch our segments here: [ Yhoo.it Link ]
NIDA
03/20/2017 at 07:30. Facebook
Set your alarms! We’ll be hosting Channel Seven’s Sunrise weather team tomorrow morning. Tune in from 5.30am to meet some of our teachers and students… and see what goes on behind-the-scenes.
NIDA
03/20/2017 at 03:45. Facebook
Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with our Assistant Librarian – and self-confessed ‘drama nerd’ – Elizabeth Smith, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.
NIDA
03/19/2017. Facebook
Do you find a ‘park’ that only has a bench and bin sort of… sad? ArtMoves is Sydney’s newest public art project that will enliven our streets and community. If you’ve got some great ideas around what could be done, get your expression of interest in before 31 March.

On the judging panel is NIDA’s own Head of Design for Performance, Michael Scott-Mitchell.

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NIDA
03/18/2017. Facebook
We love seeing our alumni and current students working together to bring new theatre to the Sydney stage!

Having formed a creative partnership while studying at NIDA last year, Carissa Licciardello (Directing), Gretel Vella (Writing) and Nicholas Fry (Design) bring their latest collaboration, A Period Piece, to the Old 505 Theatre. This new production also features work by Julia Christensen...
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03/17/2017. Facebook
Wow, can you believe it's been 15 years since Josh Gad came to NIDA as an exchange student? What an inspiration! We can't wait to see him in Beauty and the Beast as Disney's first openly gay character, Lefou.
NIDA
03/15/2017. Facebook
Just in case you missed it! NIDA has joined Melbourne’s vibrant Arts Precinct in Southbank – an area that has one of the highest concentrations of arts and cultural organisations in the world. Read more at [ Bit.ly Link ]

Our Arts Precinct grows! | Southbank Local News

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NIDA
03/14/2017. Facebook
We came across something straight out of a Jane Austen novel at NIDA today... our second-year Costume students showing off the 1820s dresses they made! This look, which isn't yet complete, represents how 'poor teachers' would have dressed in this era.
NIDA
03/13/2017. Facebook
Are you a musician and want NIDA to make your next music video?

We're once again teaming up with triple j Unearthed and rage to pair our Directing and Design students with 7 unearthed acts to make a music video which will then premiere on rage.

Competition entries open today and close 2 April. For more details on eligibility and how to enter visit: [ Triplejunearthed.com Link ]

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03/10/2017. Facebook
NIDA
03/10/2017. Facebook
'Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears.'

Ambition, power, politics, betrayal... Shakespeare's Julius Caesar offers plenty of meaty material for our second-year Acting students to tackle in class today.
NIDA
03/09/2017. Facebook
Can you guess which NIDA grad this is?

HINT: She's in costume for her upcoming role as Hela, the Goddess of Death, in Thor: Ragnarok.

Instagram post by Entertainment Weekly • Mar 8, 2017 at 7:32pm UTC

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NIDA
03/08/2017. Facebook
'We are also very well aware in our department that we are not helping students just to pursue a professional career, we are helping students to fulfill a dream.'

Happy International Women's Day! Our Venue and Sales Manager, Monica Scagliarini, shares her thoughts on the day and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.
NIDA
03/07/2017. Facebook
Calling all writers! Entries for the 50th Annual AWGIE Awards close today, Wednesday 8 March. The AWGIE Awards recognise and reward the outstanding achievements of Australian storytellers and their contribution to Australia’s cultural landscape across stage and screen. For more information and to enter, visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]

AWG - The 50th Annual AWGIE Awards Call for Entries

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NIDA
03/07/2017. Facebook
Our first-year Design students get creative for their installation projects! From pharmaceuticals to celebrity gossip, our students have created a diverse range of scenes to parody famous figures and corruption.