Australia’s leading stage and screen arts educator, the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is setting out to become a leading sustainability educator in the creative and cultural art industries.
In 2021 the Institute for Sustainable Futures (UTS) was commissioned to provide NIDA staff and students with the necessary motivation and tools to get started on the journey towards a sustainable NIDA. The resulting NIDA Sustainability Strategy sees NIDA becoming a fully regenerative and climate positive organisation by 2030.
To achieve this vision, NIDA will need to make a fundamental transition, particularly in its’ production practices, to replace ‘take, make, waste’ with new circular waste management protocols. Sustainable production practice requires everyone to play a part, from original story creation to decommissioning the set.
NIDA is committed to developing and delivering sustainable practice for its staff and students and in turn, sharing its sustainability roadmap and championing change in the creative and cultural arts industries. To empower the next generation of emerging talent with deep sustainability skills will make a critical contribution to progressive arts practice and extend the power of the creative economy.
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NIDA is fortunate to be able to draw on the wealth of green guides, tools and resources from the many green theatre and screen initiatives around the world over the past decade.