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ABOUT NIDA NIDA is Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art, a centre of excellence in training for theatre, film and television. NIDA's primary role is to select and train exceptionally talented young people at a tertiary level, preparing them for careers in theatre, film and television. While best known for its Acting course, NIDA also offers unique and effective courses with great career prospects in design, stage management, event management, lighting, sound, costume making, wardrobe management, scenery construction, properties and special effects. Graduates from these courses are in great demand, and are often employed even before they graduate. They go on to work in areas as diverse and interesting as theatre, film, television, opera, dance, production management, events management and arts administration. NIDA graduates form the backbone of Australia's entertainment industry with many going on to achieve international success. The NIDA full-time courses are accredited higher education courses approved under the (NSW) Higher Education Act, 2001. NIDA is generously supported by the Australian Government. It is not just those seeking full-time training for a career in entertainment who have access to the school. NIDA's training philosophy, educational expertise and environment are available to the public through our Open Program, which provides short course training for children and adults, and NIDA's Corporate Performance department, which provides quality training to the corporate world and other specialist areas. NIDA's award winning and spectacular theatre complex is also available for hire for theatrical productions, commercial events, or individual functions. NIDA is a member of the Australian Roundtable for Arts Training Excellence: An initiative between the national performing arts training organisations and the Australian Government - committed to providing unique and high-level training for emerging artists. Full Time Courses Part Time / Short Courses Corporate Training Parade Theatres

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