If this is your first time applying to study at NIDA ever, or if you last applied prior to 2018:

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OR if you have applied to study at NIDA since 2018 and/or want to continue your application for 2022:

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Applications to study at NIDA in 2022 are now open and will close on:

This year there will be NO APPLICATION FEE, giving more people the opportunity to apply. We want to break down some barriers so talented individuals all around Australia feel represented, welcomed and supported.

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so early submission is recommended.

NOTE: Late applications may be considered where there are places available and will incur an administration fee of $75.

NIDA’s unparalleled practice-based learning, connections to industry and culture of innovation have produced some of the world’s most influential and in-demand storytellers across stage, screen and beyond.

We offer an unmatched range and depth of industry-relevant training across performing arts disciplines including: actingcostumecultural leadership, designdirectingmake-upmusical theatre, propsscenic constructionstage management, technical theatrevoice and writing.

This, along with the Institute’s international networks and deep industry links, ensures our graduates are immediately employable, enjoying successful careers in theatre, dance and opera companies, festivals and events, film, television and games production.

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