About National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s leading centre for education and training in the performing arts. Our team of educators is made up of seasoned professionals with proven expertise across the full range of dramatic disciplines including acting, writing, staging, movement, voice, costume and production design.
Under the guidance of NIDA tutors, and the leadership of the board of directors and academic board, NIDA has grown to become a world leader, with a highly-regarded program of higher education courses, open short courses, school-holiday programs and corporate training.
Our programs respond to the rapidly evolving global arts and culture environment and encompass a broad range of accredited courses across different disciplines, including graduate degrees, undergraduate degrees and diplomas. We also offer an extensive program of public short courses for adults and children through NIDA Open and our highly successful corporate training program, NIDA Corporate.
NIDA is a powerhouse for the development of Australia’s creative and cultural sector, challenging current thinking and practice and producing graduates who will be innovators and leaders. Our sought-after alumni are working all over the world on stage, on screen, behind the scenes and leading major events and organisations.