The Company

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 over 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 19 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.

Works

North/South
The Beginning of Nature
construct by Tanja Liedtke
Doppelganger
Be Your Self
Choreography (NIDA)
Objekt
Habitus
Multiverse
Proximity
Mood Machine
Collision Course
Nought by Daniel Jaber
Worldhood
Ignition
Devolution
HELD
The Age of Unbeauty
Nothing
Nascent
Vocabulary
Birdbrain

What’s On

January 2019

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

31 Jan The Odeon Youth Ensemble audition Click here to receive an application form
08 8373 7733
22 - 24 Jan The Odeon School Holiday Workshops Click here to book
08 8373 7733

March 2019

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

12 - 18 Mar Queen Elizabeth II (Cunard) The Beginning of Nature Cunard

May 2019

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

3 - 6 May Joyce Theater, New York (USA) The Beginning of Nature Click here to book
212-242-0800

June 2019

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

3 - 7 Jun The Odeon Secondment Week Click here for further info and to apply.
08 8373 7733

September 2019

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

11 - 14 Sep Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre North/South BASS
131246

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.

Media Releases

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For media enquiries please contact Australian Dance Theatre’s Publicist – Georgina McGuinness

To download a media release: right click & ‘save link as’ to your computer. 

Australian Dance Theatre announces Eira Swaine as the new Executive Director

Australian Dance Theatre announces departure of Executive Director Shaun Comerford

A standing ovation for the first-ever Adelaide Dance Festival

Garry Stewarts highly anticipated Australian premiere of The Beginning of Nature

Australian Dance Theatre finds a new home

Australian Dance Theatre returns to Melbourne with Be Your Self – 2-5 August 2017, Southbank Theatre

Australian Dance Theatre unveils its Doppelganger at the Art Gallery of South Australia

Australian Dance Theatre appoint KMP Artists as US agents

Australian Dance Theatre’s Objekt Australian Premiere Season

Australian Dance Theatre to visit India

Australian Dance Theatre secures Catalyst funding

Australian Dance Theatre takes home the Ruby Award for Sustained Contribution by an Organisation

There’s no place like home for Australian Dance Theatre in 2016

Shaun Comerford announced as new Executive Director of Australian Dance Theatre

Australian Dance Theatre’s partners from the far West

Mood Machine directed by Garry Stewart premieres in the Adelaide Film Festival 2015

Australian Dance Theatre premieres Habitus at the 2016 Adelaide Festival

Australian Dance Theatre turns 50!

Australian Dance Theatre presents Be Your Self – 2015 Australian National Tour

Garry Stewart Wins Inaugral Australia Council Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance

Australian Dance Theatre is searching for SA’s brightest young dancers – 13 January 2015

Critically acclaimed Proximity returns to Adelaide to kick off the 50th anniversary celebrations – 14 October 2014 

Australian Dance Theatre performs in Indonesia for the first time – 8 October 2014

Proximity returns to Adelaide – 29 July 2014

Adelaide Embedded – Ice Cube – 14 July 2014

Moving Image Exhibition – 14 July 2014

Global premiere of Multiverse by Australian Dance Theatre – 5 March 2014

Thinking Brains and Bodies: ARC Research – 24 February 2014