What people are saying about NIDA Open courses

'My daughter loved her ‘imagination class’ and came bounding out to tell me all about it. She pretended she was a rocket for about a week after. Thanks for your hard work.'
Parent, Starlight, Star Bright, 4-5 years (without parents)

'My daughter had a wonderful time, thank you for putting on such a great program. This was our first NIDA course and it was a wonderful experience for our daughter. She enjoyed meeting new friends with similar interests and loved the tutors.'
Parent, Miracle and Rhyme: Musical Theatre, Grades 3-6

'My daughter absolutely loved the course! She would come home excited every day and tell me about all the different skills and techniques that she learnt that day.'
Parent, NIDA Drama School, Grades 3-6

'I had the best time ever at NIDA, it was extremely well put together and I am definitely coming back. The time was used really, really productively and the set up for the course was just really well put together. Thank you for your efficiency and my NIDA experience was all round amazing!! My teacher Sara was absolutely amazing, she was fun and super friendly, and she had so much experience herself. My NIDA experience is definitely something I will remember for a long time, and it was so amazing.'
NIDA Drama School , Grades 7-10 student

'It was an amazing course with an amazing teacher. I was introduced to a variety of techniques and methods to perform in a more honest and vulnerable way, ultimately increasing the quality of the performance.'
NIDA Acting 101, Grades 11-12 student

'All in all it was a great experience that i came away from knowing much more about the craft of acting than I had previously been exposed to. Both my tutors were engaging and shared their own experiences in order to make us better actors, and give us a deeper understanding of working as an actor'
Young Actors Residency, Grades 11-12 student

'Wonderful, glorious, challenging, frustrating, frightening, liberating, incendiary, breathtaking, transformational. I am a different human.'
Tony Adams, Actors Studio, 2017.

'I have nothing but positive comments to say about the course and NIDA as an overall. The course allowed me to step out of my comfort zone and gain more confidence within myself and in front of strangers. It was a great introduction into acting and has encouraged me to explore this art further.'
Vrinda, Acting: an Introduction

'The entire experience was enjoyable, highly effective and particularly supportive. I am looking forward to enrolling in some courses in the near future.'
Tom Coyle, Screen Acting Techniques

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