NIDA Mum – Jane Durbridge

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we sat down with a few students whose mothers played a huge role in them choosing a performing arts career and/or training here at NIDA. Our next chat was with second year Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) student and Tranmere (South Australia) native, Emma Kew, and her comical mother, Jane Durbridge. … Read More

NIDA Mum – Andrea McKim

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we decided to sit down with a few students whose mothers played a huge role in them choosing a performing arts career and/or training here at NIDA. Our second chat was with second year Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) student and Newmarket (Queensland) native, Bridie McKim, and her mother, Andrea McKim. … Read More

NIDA Mum – Elaine Hamel

To celebrate Mother’s Day, we decided to sit down with a few students whose mothers played a huge role in them choosing a performing arts career and/or training here at NIDA. Our first chat was with second year Bachelor of Fine Arts (Properties and Objects) student and Maine (USA) native, Luke D’Alessandro, and his mother, … Read More

Inside NIDA: Sonnets with Jennifer West

Inside NIDA is an illuminating series of videos captured during some of our Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and Vocational Diploma courses. In this instalment, we see leading Australian voice practitioner, Jennifer West, coach our MFA (Voice) students. We find out what it takes to successfully warm up the voice, … Read More

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

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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.