|NIDA APPOINTS KRISTINE LANDON-SMITH TO ACTING DEPARTMENT|
|Thursday, 20 September 2012 17:57|
Kristine returns home to Australia after many years in the United Kingdom and Europe, where she established herself as a theatre director, cultural entrepreneur and arts educator.
She is currently Artistic Director of Tamasha Theatre Company, one of the UK's leading theatre companies specialising in artist training, new writing and intra-cultural theatre practice. Kristine co-founded the company in 1989 with the objective of creating theatre that reflected the ethnic diversity and global perspectives of Britain's artists and audiences.
She has worked extensively as an acting teacher and director at training institutions in the UK such as Rose Bruford, Central School of Drama, Circus Space and East Fifteen, at l'Ecole Philippe Gaulier in Paris and at The National School of Drama in Delhi.
Kristine has twice been a visiting international director at NIDA.
Kristine trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and L'Ecole Philippe Gaulier in
Kristine Landon-Smith will return to her home town of Sydney to begin her new role with NIDA in April 2013.