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 20 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

Anthology
North/South
The Beginning of Nature
construct by Tanja Liedtke
Doppelganger
Be Your Self
Choreography (NIDA)
Objekt
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

April 2019

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

4 - 5 Apr The Odeon, Norwood Anthology Click here to book
08 8373 7733

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
28 - 2 Aug The Odeon DanceFit/80's Click here to book.
08 8373 7733

July 2019

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

17 - 12 Jul The Odeon, 57a Queen Street, Norwood Rough Draft Click here to book.
088373 7733

September 2019

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

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

Education

Australian Dance Theatre offers a range of education opportunities for secondary & tertiary students, graduates & the general public.

To download a soft copy of our Learning Program for Schools in 2019 – click here. *you may have to refresh the page.

Australian Dance Theatre is holding two open auditions in August 2014 for female dancers to join its professional ensemble.

This is your opportunity to join an elite team of professional dancers representing a world-class company led by Artistic Director Garry Stewart. ADT has earned an international reputation and spends up to three months touring each year.

ADELAIDE

Date: Wednesday 20 August 2014
Time: 5pm- 8pm
Venue: Australian Dance Theatre studios at Wonderland Ballroom, 126 Belair Road, Hawthorn SA 5062

MELBOURNE

Date: Saturday 23 August 2014
Time: 12pm-5pm
Venue: The Australian Ballet School, 2 Kavanagh Street Southbank VIC 3006
Full-time contracts of one-year duration are available for female dancers. Applicants must hold either an Australian or New Zealand citizenship or a valid visa to work as a dancer in Australia.

Essential attributes include: highly proficient in contemporary dance, athletic, resilient, quick thinking, and passionate about dance and movement research.

Dancers who have auditioned for the company in the past are encouraged to reaudition.

Though this is an open audition you must register: please email your contact details to adt@adt.org.au Monday 18 August 2014. 

Audition at own expense.

Latest News

Australian Dance Theatre auditions.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Australian Dance Theatre is holding two open auditions in August 2014 for female dancers to join its professional ensemble.

This is your opportunity to join an elite team of professional dancers representing a world-class company led by Artistic Director Garry Stewart. ADT has earned an international reputation and spends up to three months touring each year.

ADELAIDE

Date: Wednesday 20 August 2014
Time: 5pm- 8pm
Venue: Australian Dance Theatre studios at Wonderland Ballroom, 126 Belair Road, Hawthorn SA 5062

MELBOURNE

Date: Saturday 23 August 2014
Time: 12pm-5pm
Venue: The Australian Ballet School, 2 Kavanagh Street Southbank VIC 3006
Full-time contracts of one-year duration are available for female dancers. Applicants must hold either an Australian or New Zealand citizenship or a valid visa to work as a dancer in Australia.

Essential attributes include: highly proficient in contemporary dance, athletic, resilient, quick thinking, and passionate about dance and movement research.

Dancers who have auditioned for the company in the past are encouraged to reaudition.

Though this is an open audition you must register: please email your contact details to adt@adt.org.au Monday 18 August 2014. 

Audition at own expense.