Nina Allinson

Course Manager, NIDA Corporate

Nina is an insightful and detail-oriented voice and communication specialist with a multidisciplinary background. She combines her business acumen with formal communication pedagogies, with particular interest in bringing the potential of the arts to the business world.

During her previous career as a client-facing consultant and a team manager, she developed a strong skill-set in training and developing staff and in managing talent. She joined NIDA Corporate as Course Manager after an international assignment teaching voice, communication and movement in Europe. Nina has taught in, and written training programs for universities, conservatoires, community theatre, and museums. Her teaching philosophy is a holistic mind-body-voice practice, steeped in the pedagogies taught at NIDA, including those of Arthur Lessac, Cicely Berry, Patsy Rodenburg, Christina Shewell, Kristin Linklater, and F.M. Alexander.

With exposure to clients from all walks of life, Nina collaborates with individuals and professionals, from budding actors to barristers, and is passionate about helping clients discover strategies to uncover their vocal potential and improve their communication skills. With exposure in the public sector, ASX listed entities and NGOs, she uses a structured and clear methodology, approaching every client with the same degree of rigour, professionalism and attention to their unique communication needs, celebrating individualism and valuing collegiality.

Nina holds a Master of Fine Arts (Voice) from NIDA, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Culture and Sociology from Monash University.

Her cross-cultural experience includes working with Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK), National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), Babirra Musical Theatre, Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin, and Villawood Immigration Detention Centre. Nina has worked with world renowned voice teachers, communication specialists, and body language experts locally and internationally.

Blogs by Nina

‘Give yourself permission to take up space’ - voice tips for women on World Voice Day
Breathe deeply and give voice to your career
How Your Voice Can Help, Or Hinder, Your Career

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