NIDA In the Picture, Grades Prep-2

In the Picture, Grades Prep-2

Holiday course

Fight dragons, hide treasure or be the princess at the ball in this exciting introduction to acting for stage and screen. Become your favourite movie or TV character then collaborate with your NIDA friends to create new adventures, stories and scenes to share with an audience. Practice presenting these scenes both live and in front of a camera and share your adventures with family and friends at the end of the course.

Course components

  • Characters: Experiment with vocal and physical expression to create characters for performance.
  • Storytelling : Explore stories, character adventures and creative problem solving through group and individual improvisation.
  • Technique: Experience the difference between performing live and acting to camera.
  • Performance and Collaboration: Work as part of a team to achieve a shared goal through performance.


This course is designed for children who attend full time school. If your child is not yet attending school, please see our selection of Creative Play courses designed for pre-school children.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Children attending primary school grade equivalent holiday courses must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • NIDA staff will supervise students at all times. Students are not permitted to leave the advertised venue without parental permission.
  • If you are running late to collect your child, please call NIDA reception on 02 9697 7600. NIDA will only provide supervision during advertised course times.

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list