Issue Details: First known date: 1958... 1958 NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art) Archive
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Type of Media

Television, newspapers and newsletters

Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

Newsletters published by NIDA or NIDA-related organisations: 1975-present:

  • "NIDA Newsletter", 1983-1997
  • "NIDA News", 1976-present
  • "New Building Banner" newsletter, 1988
  • "Son of Banner" newsletter, 1988
  • "Student Newsletter", 1975-1986
  • "Call Sheet" (Friends of NIDA newsletter), 1999-present
  • "NIDA Supporters News" (NIDA Foundation Trust newsletter), 1980-present
  • Newsclippings: about NIDA from local and national newspapers, 1958-2002
  • Two series of bound volumes of selected clippings, 1985-2002 and 1997-2006
  • Personal papers: of theatre and television actors Owen Weingott, Neil Fitzpatrick and Ron Haddrick, c1959-c2003
  • The archive also holds play programs from 1961 and play production photographs from 1960, both of which include many actors and others whose extensive careers encompassed theatre and television, 1960-present


The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is a tertiary level training centre for theatre, film and television. It was established in 1958 and gave its first courses in early 1959.

See also related entries for the Rodney Seaborn Library and the Seaborn, Broughton and Walford Foundation Archives.


NIDA, theatre, film, television, acting, training, Friends of NIDA, NIDA Foundation Trust, Owen Weingott, Neil Fitzpatrick, Ron Haddrick

Contact Name

Ms Ann O’Hea, Archive and Records Manager


Unit 2, Century Estate, 476-492 Gardeners Road, Alexandria, NSW 2052. Postal address: NIDA, University of NSW, Sydney, NSW 2052

Phone and Fax

Ph +61 (2) 9697 7600, Fax +61 (2) 9662 7415


Website Link 1

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Affiliation Notes

  • This record is included in AustLit because it forms part of the Media Archives Project. AustLit does not comprehensively cover Australian Archives.

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