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 17 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

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

What’s On

January 2017

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

30 - 30 Jan ADT Studios - 126 Belair Road, Hawthorn Youth Ensemble audition more info

1 - 31 Jan Second Stage Development The Beginning of Nature

February 2017

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

18 - 18 Feb ACMI Proximity Interactive - White Night Melbourne Free event

March 2017

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

2 - 31 Mar Art Gallery of South Australia Doppelganger As part of the Versus Rodin exhibition

31 - 31 Mar Art Gallery of South Australia ADT Youth Ensemble - Teen Takeover Free event. Register via AGSA

April 2017

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

1 - 31 Mar Art Gallery of South Australia Doppelganger As part of the Versus Rodin exhibition

26 - 26 Apr ADT Studios 126 Belair Road, Hawthorn Rough Draft Entry by donation. Register your seats here.

June 2017

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

1 - 17 Mar Art Gallery of South Australia Doppelganger As part of the Versus Rodin exhibition

18 Jun ADT Studios - 126 Belair Road, Hawthorn Body Image: the basis of who we are and how we act - workshop Click here to book

August 2017

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

15 - 12 Sep National Tour - QLD, NSW, VIC Be Your Self Click here for full details

2 - 5 Aug The Sumner, Southbank Theatre Melbourne Be Your Self Southbank Theatre
03 8688 0800
15 Aug Townsville Civic Theatre Be Your Self Click here to book
(07) 4727 9797

September 2017

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

18 - 22 Sep ADT Studios, Adelaide Secondment Week Applications are now open
(08) 8373 7733

Latest News

Australian Dance Theatre announces new Youth Ensemble

Friday, June 21, 2013

Australian Dance Theatre is searching for male and female dancers aged 14-18 to join its new Youth Ensemble, announced today.

This is your opportunity to join the first ever Youth Ensemble of its kind in the company’s rich history. Participation in the Youth Ensemble will provide essential, unmatched experience to aspiring professional dancers, with performance opportunities at upcoming Festivals and events.

Date: 11 July 2012

Time: 4.30-6.30pm

Venue: Australian Dance Theatre, 126 Belair Road, Hawthorn SA 5062               

Successful applicants will be required to participate in the Australian Dance Theatre School’s Classes for Young Dancers during school terms, which includes 2x 2hr classes, 4.30-6.30pm on Mondays (Contemporary Technique & Choreographic Composition) & Tuesdays (Youth Ensemble rehearsals) at Australian Dance Theatre’s studios. The cost of participation in the Youth Ensemble is $350 per term (class fees) plus additional costs (tba) for travel & costumes for performances.

Essential attributes include and intermediate/advanced level of contemporary dance, athletic, resilient, quick thinking, and passionate about dance & movement research. It is preferable dancers are also at an intermediate/advanced level of classical ballet.

To register for the audition or for further information please contact Wendy Hockings on 08-8373 7733 or email adt@adt.org.au, by Friday 5 July 2013. Applicants must be aged 14 by 30 June 2013. Applicants under the age of 18 must have parent/guardians permission to participate in the audition.

The Youth Ensemble is proudly supported by Beach Energy who is a long standing supporter, nurturing emerging talent at Australian Dance Theatre.