Do you want to audition for NAISDA Dance College?

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Located on Darkinjung land just north of Sydney, NAISDA Dance College AUDITIONS are now open to young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders between ages 16 and 26.

NAISDA Dance College is Australia’s premier Indigenous training college with a proud tradition of producing the next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performers since 1976. NAISDA Dance College offers professional expertise and word class training facilities to deliver accredited training programs that are rich in cultural learning and practice.

Applications to AUDITION for the NAISDA Dance College
2019 intake will close Friday 19 October 2018.

NAISDA’s dance performance program is delivered by qualified trainers comprised of former principal dancers, respected choreog

raphers and cultural tutors from diverse Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities. NAISDA provides a creative learning space designed to inspire and equip Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young people for the future.

For more information or to express your interest in auditioning for NAISDA’s 2019 intake, please contact NAISDA at or phone (toll-free) 1800 117 116.


  • Click here to find out more about NAISDA’s audition process and what is required
  • Download the NAISDA Audition Pack, or contact to request a mail-out of the audition pack to your address
  • Complete all forms in the audition pack and return to NAISDA by 19 October 2018

If you have any questions or concerns about the audition process or need assistance with completing the forms, please feel free to contact NAISDA’s Academic Administration Officer on (02) 4340 3121 or email

2019 intake AUDITIONS will take place between 3-7 December 2018.

Abstudy can provide assistance with travel, food and accommodation costs as part of the audition process. Prospective Developing Artists must contact Abstudy to arrange their transportation to and from the audition. NAISDA can provide advice as to how this is done.

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