Channel Seven’s Sunrise weather presenter, Sam Mac, visits NIDA

If you were eating your breakfast on Tuesday and happened to see NIDA on your TV screen, then you would have been in for a treat. Channel Seven’s Sunrise star weather presenter Sam Mac and his team came to NIDA to film their popular weather cross segment. We’d like to say a huge thank you … Read More

NIDA Women – Jane Newton

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA VET Manager, Jane Newton, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice. You can view more NIDA Women interviews here.

Meet a NIDA Open Manager: Isabella Dunwill

Isabella Dunwill, Manager – NIDA Melbourne Tell us a little about your work for NIDA. I wear a number of different hats at NIDA. I manage our Melbourne campus and teach Communication and Advocacy in the Master of Fine Arts (Cultural Leadership) course. I also work as a NIDA Corporate tutor around Australia. In my … Read More

NIDA Women – Annette Ribbons

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Acting Head of Costume, Annette Ribbons, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.   Hometown: I was brought up in Derbyshire in the UK but Sydney has been my hometown over the past 26 years. … Read More

NIDA Women – Lyn Lee

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Corporate Course Manager & Training Consultant and 1965 Acting graduate, Lyn Lee, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice. You can view more NIDA Women interviews here. Transcript Lyn Lee: Some … Read More

From filmmaker to all-round director (Part 1)

By Sarah Hadley, Master of Fine Arts (Directing) student at NIDA As a filmmaker, coming to NIDA with next to no experience in stage is a daunting exercise. In my first week, I outed myself in a tutorial. Attempting to get in on the dialogue between my peers, I confidently made the claim that the … Read More

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 she is helping our students find their artistic voice. You can view more NIDA Women interviews here.   Transcript Bryte Cameron: Being, being a woman in my field … Read More

NIDA Women – Gillian Lemon

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Open Senior Program Manager, Gillian Lemon, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping NIDA students find their artistic voice. Hometown: Belfast, Northern Ireland Hobbies: Travelling, eating great food, going to the theatre or cinema, hanging out … Read More

NIDA Women – Sue Field

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.   Transcript Sue Field: “This is my philosophy, I really do think … Read More

An Artist’s Top Five Tips to Surviving Sydney Fringe Festival

Courtney Ammenhauser is our NIDA Open Course Coordinator for Children and Young people, and has been part of the team for about two and a half years – except during the three months when she ran away to Europe – to do ‘research’ for her current Sydney Fringe show Europe Won’t Fix You. In her … Read More