The Company

Celebrating 50 Years in 2015.

Under the directorship of Garry Stewart, Australian Dance Theatre creates dance that is an intelligent progression of the art form engaging audiences the world over.

Australian Dance Theatre is Australia’s pre-eminent contemporary dance company and the longest running in the country. For 50 years Australian Dance Theatre has pioneered new work that has contributed to defining dance in this region.

Some of the most laudable names in Australian dance have been part of the company’s evolution. For the past 15 years, under the artistic direction of Garry Stewart, Australian Dance Theatre has engaged in unique collaborations with artists from a wide variety of fields. With the dancers of the company, Garry Stewart has developed a distinctive movement vocabulary that underpins the company’s unique identity.

What’s On

August 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

10 - 14 Aug Australian Dance Theatre ADT Secondment Week 2015 Australian Dance Theatre
08 8373 7733
5 - 6 Aug Barossa Arts & Convention Centre (SA) Be Your Self Australian National Tour - June - August 2015 Barossa Arts & Convention Centre

7 Aug Marion Cultural Centre (SA) Be Your Self Australian National Tour - June - August 2015 Marion Cultural Centre

September 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

12 Sep Australian Dance Awards (presented by Ausdance), Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide BASS

28 - 2 Oct Australian Dance Theatre 2015 SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM Australian Dance Theatre
08 8373 7733
11 - 30 Nov Exhibition, Performing Arts Collection (Adelaide Festival Centre)

October 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

12 - 8 Dec Australian Dance Theatre Classes for Young Dancers Australian Dance Theatre
08 8373 7733

Support

Creating art is an intensive process requiring the resources, expertise and support of a network of individuals and organisations.

Australian Dance Theatre relies on the valuable support of its sponsors, stakeholders, members, friends and donors who share the company’s passionate commitment to furthering Australian culture and artists.

News & Media

Australian Dance Theatre celebrates it’s 50th anniversary today - 10 June, 2015

Today we celebrate a history of wonderful stories and achievements as Australia’s longest running contemporary dance company. Under the direction of the company’s longest serving Artistic Director, Garry Stewart, Australian Dance Theatre has become the nation’s most travelled dance troupe. “Elizabeth Cameron Dalman started the company with an ambitious vision and it’s her legacy that has… View Article

Applications are now open for the 2015 Secondment Week - 18 June, 2015

Applications are now open for the 2015 Secondment Week at Australian Dance Theatre.This program culminates in a rare opportunity for students to audition for Australia’s most challenging dance company. As one of the first of its kind in Australia  it remains an unparalleled opportunity for students to join an elite professional dance ensemble for a unique… View Article

Download the program for the Be Your Self tour - 24 June, 2015

Follow the link and download the program from you preferred location here.

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2015 SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM - 3 August, 2015

Applications are now open for ADT’s 2015 School Holiday Program. Experience the creative and physical challenge of being a full-time contemporary dancer at Australian Dance Theatre’s Holiday Program. Designed for students with a minimum of 4 years’ previous dance training, this is an inspiring and rewarding week-long program. Students will gain insight into the workings… View Article

ADT welcome Lee Brummer and Israel Aloni from ilDance as guest teachers this month - 11 May, 2015

Australian Dance Theatre are delighted to welcome to the studios Lee Brummer and Israel Aloni, Artistic Directors and founders of Swedish based contemporary dance company, ilDance. Lee  and Israel are in Adelaide as choreographic mentors for a four week Dance Residency program at the Mill Adelaide. They will be taking ADT’s morning company classes in contemporary this… View Article


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