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 18 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

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
Nascent
Vocabulary
Nothing
Birdbrain

What’s On

January 2018

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2 - 19 Jan The Odeon Humanhood residency

February 2018

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Venue

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1 Feb The Odeon Theatre
57a Queen St Norwood SA 5098
Youth Ensemble audition Applications now open

21 - 22 Feb DeLaMar Theater, Amsterdam, The Netherlands The Beginning of Nature Book now

March 2018

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Bookings

1 Mar Theater Heidelberg construct by Tanja Liedtke Tanzbiennale Heidelberg

April 2018

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9 - 13 Apr The Odeon Secondment Week Apply now.

May 2018

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19 May The Odeon The Odeon Open Day Free!
8373 7733

June 2018

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3 Jun The Odeon Making South Workshop Click here to register
(08) 8373 7733
28 - 30 Jun Illawarra Performing Arts Centre, Wollongong The Beginning of Nature Book now
02 4224 5999
14 - 15 Jun Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra The Beginning of Nature Book now
02 6275 2700
21 Jun Dubbo Regional Theatre Convention Centre, Dubbo The Beginning of Nature Book now
(02) 6801 4378
18 Jun The Art House Wyong The Beginning of Nature Book now
(02) 4335 1485

July 2018

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27 - 28 Jul Theatre Royal, Hobart The Beginning of Nature Book now
(03) 6233 2299
21 Jul Chaffey Theatre, Renmark The Beginning of Nature Book now
(08) 8586 1800
11 - 14 Jul Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre The Beginning of Nature Book now
131 246

August 2018

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Program

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9 - 10 Aug Darwin Entertainment Centre The Beginning of Nature Book here
08 8943 4222
3 Aug Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs The Beginning of Nature Book now
08 8951 1122
18 Aug Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Mandurah The Beginning of Nature Book now
(08) 9550 3900

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.

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.