Become one of Australia’s creative leaders

A unique learning experience

As Australia’s leading dramatic arts education institution, NIDA empowers artists in their chosen field to find their individual creative voices.

Industry engagement and collaborative student learning are core ingredients of all our courses, with graduates from the past 60 years enjoying highly successful careers in Australia and around the world.

Applications to study at NIDA in 2021 have now closed.

Express interest for 2022

NIDA encourages applications from students from diverse backgrounds, with different levels of experience in theatre, film, television or other areas.

NIDA welcomes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

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