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

January 2017

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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

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

March 2017

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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

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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

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Venue

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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

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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

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

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.