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 19 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

Kimball Wong performs in SOLO Festival of Dance

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Reigning “Most Outstanding Male Dancer” in Australia, Kimball Wong of Australian Dance Theatre will perform a new solo work choreographed by Garry Stewart for the Expressions Dance Company’s SOLO Festival of Dance, opening tomorrow night, 15 May at QPAC (Brisbane). 

Curated by Natalie Weir, Australia’s only solo dance festival has an impressive line-up of the country’s most virtuosic dance artists and choreographers who will be showcased in an evening of beautiful artistry and bravura.

Featuring artists from Expressions Dance Company, the Australian Ballet, Australian Dance Theatre, Chunky Move, Dancenorth, Shaun Parker & Company, and Australia’s brightest independents, with new choreography by Narelle Benjamin, Antony Hamilton, Daniel Jaber, Natalie Weir, and more.

2014 SOLO FESTIVAL OF DANCE PROGRAM
Week 1: Thursday 15 – Saturday 17 May
EDC Ensemble

Benjamin Chapman (EDC) performing choreography by Natalie Weir and Benjamin Chapman (EDC)
Elise May (EDC) performing choreography by Narelle Benjamin
Jack Ziesing (EDC) performing choreography by Antony Hamilton
Daryl Brandwood (EDC) performing choreography by Daniel Jaber
Benjamin Chapman (EDC) performing choreography by Elise May (EDC)
Jack Ziesing (EDC) performing choreography by Natalie Weir and Jack Ziesing (EDC)

Week 1 Guest Artists
Alice Hinde performing choreography by Raewyn Hill (Dancenorth)
Michelle Ryan performing her own choreography
Kimball Wong performing choreography by Garry Stewart (Australian Dance Theatre)
Brian Lucas performing his own choreography
Cloudia Elder performing choreography by Csaba Buday (QUT Creative Industries)

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