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

May 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

29 May Australian Dance Theatre 2015 Choreographic Futures in partnership with Rough Draft trybooking

June 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

10 Jun Founder's Celebration, Adelaide Arcade Invite Only Event

1 - 6 Jun Focus on Australian contemporary dance
Théâtre National de Chaillot, Paris
Multiverse

24 - 27 Jun State Theatre Centre (Perth, WA) Be Your Self State Theatre Centre (Perth, WA)

20 Jun Mandurah Performing Arts Centre (Mandurah, WA) Be Your Self

July 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

7 Jul Dubbo Civic Theatre (Dubbo, NSW) Be Your Self Dubbo Civic Theatre

10 - 11 Jul Illawarra Performing Arts Centre (Wollongong, NSW) Be Your Self Ticketek

20 - 22 Sep Australian Dance Theatre Classes for Young Dancers Australian Dance Theatre
08 8373 7733

August 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

5 - 6 Aug Barossa Arts & Convention Centre (SA) Be Your Self Barossa Arts & Convention Centre

7 Aug Marion Cultural Centre (SA) Be Your Self Marion Cultural Centre

September 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

12 Sep Australian Dance Awards (presented by Ausdance), Her Majesty's Theatre, Adelaide BASS

11 - 30 Nov Exhibition, Performing Arts Collection (Adelaide Festival Centre)

October 2015

Date

Venue

Program

Bookings

12 - 8 Dec Australian Dance Theatre Classes for Young Dancers Australian Dance Theatre
08 8373 7733

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.

News & Media

ADT welcome Lee Brummer and Israel Aloni from ilDance as guest teachers this month - 11 May, 2015

Australian Dance Theatre are delighted to welcome to the studios Lee Brummer and Israel Aloni, Artistic Directors and founders of Swedish based contemporary dance company, ilDance. Lee  and Israel are in Adelaide as choreographic mentors for a four week Dance Residency program at the Mill Adelaide. They will be taking ADT’s morning company classes in contemporary this… View Article

Be Your Self Open Rehearsal for Schools dates announced - 23 April, 2015

To coincide with the national Australian tour of Garry Stewart’s Be Your Self, Australian Dance Theatre are hosting two open rehearsals for schools on Wednesday 6th & Wednesday 13th of May. These rehearsals are an opportunity for students to go behind the scenes and observe the creative process of Australian Dance Theatre. The company thoroughly… View Article

Garry Stewart announced Winner of the Australia Council Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance - 10 March, 2015

Artistic Director of the Australia Dance Theatre, Garry Stewart has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Australia Council Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance. “Im stunned and honoured to be the recipient of this inaugural award from the Australia Council. Of course no one in the Arts does any of this for awards but this… View Article

Australian Dance Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations - 15 December, 2014

Australian Dance Theatre has tonight released its much anticipated 2015 program which marks the 50th anniversary of the company. At an event held on Monday evening, 15 December, Artistic Director Garry Stewart also introduced a major new work in development, The Beginning of Nature. The program includes a FOUNDERS’ CELEBRATION which will be held on the birth date of ADT at… View Article

New work by Garry Stewart, Choreography to premiere in Sydney 21-28 October 2014 - 15 October, 2014

The work has been created as part of Stewart’s time as the 2014 Seaborn, Broughton & Walford Artist-in-Residence at NIDA.


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