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
Habitus
Multiverse
Proximity
Mood Machine
Collision Course
Nought by Daniel Jaber
Worldhood
Ignition
Devolution
HELD
The Age of Unbeauty
Vocabulary
Nascent
Birdbrain
Nothing

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

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.

Latest News

Australian Dance Theatre nominated for four Helpmann Awards

Friday, June 24, 2016

In March 2016 the company presented the World Premiere of its latest work Habitus, as part of the prestigious Adelaide Festival of Arts. The work was well received by audiences and media, including sold out performances.

The company were pleased to have such a successful premiere season, and are thrilled to be nominated for four awards in the 2016 Helpmann Awards.

We are honoured to nominated alongside some incredible Australian organisations and artists such as Bangarra Dance Theatre, Sydney Dance Company, The Australian Ballet, Dancenorth, Performing Lines and The Farm.

Our nominations are:

Best Female Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work – Lonii Garnons Williams – Habitus

Best Male Dancer in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work – Kimball Wong- Habitus

Best Ballet or Dance Work – Australian Dance Theatre – Habitus

Best Choreography in a Dance or Physical Theatre Work – Garry Stewart & Larissa McGowan – Habitus

Congratulations to all the nominees.

For the full list – click here.

The winners of the 16th annual Helpmann Awards will be announced on Monday 25 July at the Sydney Lyric Theatre.