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NIDA Student Productions

A diverse showcase of talent from NIDA's acting, design and technical crafts departments.

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NIDA student productions

Date: 21 Oct 2018

NIDA’s production season is one of the drama school’s main showcases for students from its acting, design and technical crafts departments.

Pedro Almodovar’s acclaimed film comedy Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is brought to the stage by guest director Adam Mitchell (Black Swan Theatre, WAAPA, Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company).

Benjamin Schostakowski  directs Gretel Vella’s Carking It, a play set on the rooftop of a local hospital, while Kate Gual (Siren Theatre) helms the Sydney premiere of Anna Jordan’s Stay Happy Keep Smiling.

NIDA Director of Acting, John Bashford directs William Congreve’s comedy The Way of the World, bringing the play out of the 1700s and into the world of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and in a first for NIDA, international guest director Oleg Glushkov explores a unconventional way to interact with Anton Chekhov and the audience in Ah, Tuzenbach. A Melancholic Cabaret.

EXPONIDA, the annual exhibition celebrates the work of NIDA graduating students and features props, costumes, audio visual works, renderings, model boxes and more is open to the public (October 30-December 15) in the NIDA Foyers and Atrium. Free entry, daily.

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A Cheery Soul
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ArchivedSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 5 Nov - 15 Dec 2018

A Cheery Soul

Sarah Peirse steps into the sensible shoes of Patrick White's well-meaning yet ghastly Miss Docker.

Eurydice
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ArchivedOld Fitzroy Theatre, Woolloomooloo, Sydney 15 Nov - 15 Dec 2018

Eurydice

Sarah Ruhl re-imagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine

Broadway Bound
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ArchivedNew Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 13 Nov - 15 Dec 2018

Broadway Bound

Neil Simon’s quasi-autobiographical play tells the story of aspiring comedy writer with dreams of a career in radio.

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Nikolai Gogol's classic story now a musical, set to the rhythms of a Russian jazz trio.

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ArchivedActors Pulse, Redfern, Sydney 25 Oct - 10 Nov 2018

The Director

Pushing his vulnerable young protégés to the brink, is this theatre director a genius or a control freak?

The Climbing Tree
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ArchivedRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 22 - 24 Nov 2018

The Climbing Tree

Rachael Coopes' new play examines the challenges faced by teenagers in regional towns.

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ArchivedSydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 9 - 24 Nov 2018

Spartacus

Think ballet is all pointe shoes and tutus? Think again.

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