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Enrolling in drama classes allows Children and Young People the opportunity to participate in and access unique and transforming arts experiences that support creative endeavour and engagement.

Classes are available across Sydney and in Brisbane and Melbourne.

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End Of Year Red Carpet Party

Socialise with fellow NIDA students in a fun and fantasy filled ‘Great Gatsby’ inspired event. NIDA Open students and families are invited to celebrate 2014 in style at NIDA’s inaugural End Of Year Red Carpet Event. Dress to impress and step onto the red carpet with NIDA staff and students. Upon arrival you will be interviewed by roaming TV presenters and asked to pose with your friends for our very own paparazzi. Enjoy light refreshments as you are entertained by a live jazz band. ... [More]
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Young Actors Studio 15-18 Years

Want to be an Actor? Meet other young artists as you work in a performance ensemble. Develop skills for stage and screen as you learn from acting industry professionals. Each term is a building block in your acting journey. Open sessions occur at the end of the first and second terms and a performance presentation occurs at the end of third term. This studio allows you to identify and practice NIDA acting techniques, and to develop your voice, body and imagination as a performer. Ob... [More]
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NIDA is pleased to announce the Robertson Foundation scholarship is available for an Indigenous young person to participate in the Young Actors Studio course in 2015. Please see the application form below under Additional Information.
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NIDA is pleased to announce the Robertson Foundation scholarship is available for an Indigenous young person to participate in the Young Actors Studio course in 2015. Please see the application form below under Additional Information.
There are places available
Book Now
NIDA is pleased to announce the Robertson Foundation scholarship is available for an Indigenous young person to participate in the Young Actors Studio course in 2015. Please see the application form below under Additional Information.
There are places available
Book Now
NIDA is pleased to announce the Robertson Foundation scholarship is available for an Indigenous young person to participate in the Young Actors Studio course in 2015. Please see the application form below under Additional Information.
There are places available
Book Now
NIDA is pleased to announce the Robertson Foundation scholarship is available for an Indigenous young person to participate in the Young Actors Studio course in 2015. Please see the application form below under Additional Information.
There are places available
Book Now
NIDA is pleased to announce the Robertson Foundation scholarship is available for an Indigenous young person to participate in the Young Actors Studio course in 2015. Please see the application form below under Additional Information.
There are places available
Book Now
NIDA is pleased to announce the Robertson Foundation scholarship is available for an Indigenous young person to participate in the Young Actors Studio course in 2015. Please see the application form below under Additional Information.
There are places available
Book Now
NIDA is pleased to announce the Robertson Foundation scholarship is available for an Indigenous young person to participate in the Young Actors Studio course in 2015. Please see the application form below under Additional Information.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join the waiting list

Young Actors Showreel Studio 15-18 Years

Want to be Industry Ready? This Studio is suitable if you have completed our Young Actors Studio, Young Actors Residency, or if you have significant training or experience at NIDA. Prepare, rehearse and shoot two contrasting scenes, creating a showreel to demonstrate your versatility and range as an actor. With expert guidance and direction, select, prepare and rehearse material in Term 1, and shoot two scenes from film or television in Term 2. To ensure attention to detail in prepa... [More]
Young Actors Showreel Studio 15-18 Years
$30 inc GST
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Young Actors Showreel Studio 15-18 Years
$30 inc GST
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Young Writers Studio 15-18 Years

Want to be a Writer? This is an intimate studio for dedicated young writers. Practice the principles of effective storytelling and learn how to write words and ideas that leap off the page. Develop a short play or screenplay. Term 2 includes staged readings of your work with the NIDA Young Actors Studio for an audience. Course components Term One Identify what makes a good story and how to create engaging characters. Build confidence in writing short scripts for performance. Term Tw... [More]
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Young Singers Studio 15-18 Years

Want to be the Voice? Identify your individual strengths as you develop skills in performing a range of song styles. Build a strong foundation in vocal technique and create believable, connected performances. Find passion and excitement in releasing your individual creativity to an audience. Open sessions occur at the end of the first term. Term 2 culminates with a cabaret performance to an invited audience. Course components Term One Find your unique voice through an exploration of... [More]
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Young Directors Studio 15-18 Years

Want to be a Director? Create a director’s concept for live performance and screen in this intensive two-term Studio. Develop your own storytelling style as you collaborate with others to realise your vision. In Term 1, your focus is on staging for live performance, and Term 2 sees you collaborating with others on a screen project Course components Term one Identify how best to respond to briefs, lead a production team and collaborate imaginatively with performers. Direct guest acto... [More]
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Movement

For adults 18 years + Develop your physical self-awareness in this dynamic course. Learn about movement practitioners such as Laban and use these strategies to create engaging characters and devised performance work. Become the confident performer you want to be! Course components Establish physical self-awareness Develop your ability to work from a neutral position. Understand breath and how it affects our mobility. Become aware of the actor’s physicality. Exploration of a range of... [More]

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Acting on Screen 12-15 Years Term Three

Playing with Style Each week explore iconic and classic scenes from different film genres throughout history. Possible genres include the Crime Drama, Science Fiction, the Western, Film Noir, Action and Romance. Recreate the magic on screen. Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy. Important information Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate. For safety reasons, all participants must wear closed in shoes when at N... [More]

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Acting on Screen 16-18 Years Term Three

Inside Out: Work with a NIDA tutor to develop the inner life of a character to its fullest then develop the technical skills to let that character shine on screen. Work in-depth on well-loved scenes from film and television chosen especially for your age group. COURSE COMPONENTS Rehearse and perform a broad selection of challenging scenes to camera. Use Stanislavski technique to unlock your character’s inner life. Gain immediate performance feedback from a NIDA tutor on your progres... [More]

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Acting on Screen 9-11 Years Term Three

Playing with Style Each week explore iconic and classic scenes from different film genresthroughout history. Possible genres include the Crime Drama, Science Fiction, the Western, Film Noir, Action and Romance. Recreate the magic on screen. Important information 1.5 hour class. Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in, no short skirts or jeans please. All participants must wear closed in shoes when at NIDA. We advise you to bring a water bottle to all sessions. Please read ou... [More]

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