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

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

2 - 19 Jan The Odeon Humanhood residency

February 2018

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

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

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

1 Mar Theater Heidelberg construct by Tanja Liedtke Tanzbiennale Heidelberg

21 Mar Dubbo Regional Theatre Convention Centre The Beginning of Nature Book now

April 2018

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

9 - 13 Apr The Odeon Secondment Week Apply now.

June 2018

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

14 - 15 Jun Canberra Theatre Centre The Beginning of Nature Book now

July 2018

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

11 - 14 Jul Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre The Beginning of Nature BASS
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18 Jul The Art House Wyong The Beginning of Nature Book now

21 Jul Chaffey Theatre The Beginning of Nature Country Arts South Australia

27 - 28 Jul Theatre Royal The Beginning of Nature Tasmanian Arts Guide

August 2018

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

18 Aug Mandurah Performing Arts Centre The Beginning of Nature Book now

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 takes out top awards at 2014 Green Room Awards

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Australian Dance Theatre took out two prestigious Green Room Awards last night in Melbourne: Best Visual Design & Best Performance by a Dance Ensemble for the company’s 2013 season of Proximity at the Arts Centre Melbourne.

The event was held at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre and awards were accepted by globally renowned Artistic Director for the ADT, Garry Stewart.

The Green Room Awards are peer awards which recognise excellence in cabaret, dance, drama, fringe theatre, musical theatre and opera in Melbourne.

 

Visual Design in Dance Award

AWARD WINNER – Proximity – Australian Dance Theatre (Thomas Pachoud (Video & Video Engineering), Mark Pennington (Lighting Design) & Geoff Cobham (Design Consultant))

Finalists:

  • Russell Dumas, Simon Lloyd, Margie Medlin & Ysabel de Maisonneuve – Design – Dance for the Time Being – Southern Exposure (Russell Dumas)
  • Robin Fox (sculpture design) & Jen Hector (lighting design) – A Small Prometheus (Stephanie Lake & Robin Fox)
  • Jérôme Kaplan – Costume & set design – Cinderella (The Australian Ballet)
  • Jonathon Oxlade – Set Design – Skeleton (Larissa McGowan)

 

Best Dance Ensemble Performance Awards

AWARD WINNER – Cast of Proximity – Australian Dance Theatre

Finalists:

  • Aorta – Stephanie Lake & Chunky Move
  • Blizzard – Nat Cursio Co.
  • Conversation Piece – Lucy Guerin Inc. and Belvoir Theatre Company
  • P.O.V. – Lee Serle

 

More about the Green Room Awards
Herald Sun’s award-wrap