Standing Up for Myself

I love a good challenge. Whether it be running a half-marathon, surviving on only flour and water for a week (I was a poor uni student okay, this was a challenge I didn’t choose but accepted nonetheless) or writing and performing a one-woman show – if something seems a little impossible, my natural instinct is … Read More

NIDA Women – Diane Misirdjieff

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Producer, Diane Misirdjieff, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.   Hometown: I was born, bred, went to uni and started my arts career in Adelaide.   Hobbies: In addition to going to shows … Read More

Woman sitting awkwardly in empty theatre audience

Marketing 101: Selling out your show on a shoestring budget

You’ve got the play, the cast, the crew and the venue, there’s just one problem – you haven’t sold a single ticket. If this sounds familiar then here’s a quick marketing plan used by professional arts marketers from NIDA’s Marketing and Communications team. Set up your own marketing channels First of all, you’ll need an … Read More

NIDA Women – Marnie Campbell

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with our Learning and Teaching Coordinator, Marnie Campbell, 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.

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.

NIDA Women – Elizabeth Smith

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Assistant Librarian, Elizabeth Smith, 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.

NIDA Women – Monica Scagliarini

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA’s Venue and Sales Manager, Monica Scagliarini, 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.

Introducing children to Indigenous Australian stories

One of the most unique and beautiful aspects of Australia is our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We have a wonderful chance to celebrate some of the oldest living cultures in history by introducing children to indigenous stories. A great place to start is to discover what language groups are of the land you … Read More

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