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.

On the eve of embarking on the national tour of the globally acclaimed G, Australian Dance Theatre has kicked off the countdown to the 50th anniversary at an exclusive reception held at Government House, Adelaide where founding Artistic Director, Dr Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM was announced as 50th Anniversary Patron.

Announced by His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR, Dalman was thrilled to accept the honour of Patron for the anniversary celebrations, given her ties to the dance company at its inception in 1965.

“I am delighted to be involved with these festivities. It is not only significant to me personally, but to all of Australia. This milestone anniversary marks the success of one of the country’s longest and most enduring artistic companies, which in turn firmly establishes contemporary dance as a truly inspiring and accepted modern art form,” she said.

More anniversary announcements will be made as they become available in the lead up to 2015.

Latest News

Founding Artistic Director, Dr Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM, announced as 50th Anniversary Patron.

Monday, April 22, 2013

On the eve of embarking on the national tour of the globally acclaimed G, Australian Dance Theatre has kicked off the countdown to the 50th anniversary at an exclusive reception held at Government House, Adelaide where founding Artistic Director, Dr Elizabeth Cameron Dalman OAM was announced as 50th Anniversary Patron.

Announced by His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR, Dalman was thrilled to accept the honour of Patron for the anniversary celebrations, given her ties to the dance company at its inception in 1965.

“I am delighted to be involved with these festivities. It is not only significant to me personally, but to all of Australia. This milestone anniversary marks the success of one of the country’s longest and most enduring artistic companies, which in turn firmly establishes contemporary dance as a truly inspiring and accepted modern art form,” she said.

More anniversary announcements will be made as they become available in the lead up to 2015.