Do you have a voice for business?

As an experienced theatre and screen actor, the very best moments I have at NIDA Corporate are seeing the light go on in people’s eyes when they understand how the dramatic skills we teach can help them in their working lives. I’ve seen this happen to everyone, from CEOs to young graduates entering their first … Read More

Can introverts be good at networking?

The School of Life (TSOL) Australia and National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) Corporate came together in an exclusive collaboration for a masterclass held at PauseFest this year titled ‘Networking for Introverts’. Philosophical and intellectual ideas around introversion were presented by TSOL facilitator Myke Bartlett, with practical and kinaesthetic tools around networking presented by NIDA … Read More

Helping women achieve the next level of success

by Guest Blogger, Steph Webster, cofounder of Miss Collective NIDA Corporate and Miss Collective are collaborating at the Level Up conference in Melbourne in March. Miss Collective, are all about helping women level up in their careers, connect to like-minded women and also help give back to the next generation of professional women. ‘For us, founding Miss … Read More

NIDA Corporate raises the bar for Williams Lea Tag

NIDA Corporate has helped raise the level of public speaking and communication skills from proficient to excellent for the senior leadership team at leading Marketing and Communications services and the world’s largest independent procurer of print, Williams Lea Tag (WLT). WLT’s services include creative production and design, sourcing, customer communications and publishing and document workflow … Read More

How to work successfully as part of a team

As an actor and director, I am acutely aware of how much I rely on my team – the lighting designer, the prop-maker, costume-maker and the set builder.  When I work as a director, I’m totally aware of how much I rely on the script, on the actor breathing life into a character, on the … Read More

Top tips for communicating at the end of the year

At this time of year, the pressure of everything drawing to a close can feel relentless. It tugs away at us despite the tiredness of an entire year weighing us down and the prospect of compulsory Christmas parties, unfinished 2017 to-do lists and the need to pluck up the courage to face the shops. It … Read More

Six tips to improve the delivery of your next webinar

Webinars are a great way to convey messages to a number of people in different locations. Perhaps you want to connect with clients and talk them through a new product? Or deliver a training seminar to remote employees? There are a myriad of ways that webinars can be used to increase efficiency and cut costs … Read More

How to radiate charisma

Last week, I was minding my own business on my morning commute when a woman got on the train. There was nothing particularly remarkable about her, yet the head of every passenger turned as she boarded. It was as though something powerful had shifted. As if this perfectly ordinary human being had somehow changed the … Read More

Empowering the social economy

NIDA Melbourne opened its doors for operation on 28 February this year, with two light and modern studios in the heart of the city’s Arts precinct. The studios are home to programs from NIDA Open, NIDA Corporate and NIDA Studio, which cater for a wide range of stakeholders. In light of this, we launched a … Read More