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

July 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

18 Jul Adelaide Festival Centre - Dunstan Playhouse 'L' by Mirramu Dance Company featuring an excerpt by ADT BASS

7 Jul Dubbo Civic Theatre (Dubbo, NSW) Be Your Self Australian National Tour - June - August 2015 Dubbo Civic Theatre

10 - 11 Jul Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (Wollongong, NSW) Be Your Self Australian National Tour - June - August 2015 Ticketek

20 - 22 Sep Australian Dance Theatre Classes for Young Dancers Australian Dance Theatre
08 8373 7733

August 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

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

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.

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

Be Your Self Open Rehearsal for Schools dates announced - 23 April, 2015

To coincide with the national Australian tour of Garry Stewart’s Be Your Self, Australian Dance Theatre are hosting two open rehearsals for schools on Wednesday 6th & Wednesday 13th of May. These rehearsals are an opportunity for students to go behind the scenes and observe the creative process of Australian Dance Theatre. The company thoroughly… View Article


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