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 almost 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.

News & Media

Kimball Wong performs in SOLO Festival of Dance - 14 May, 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.

Proximity returns to Adelaide for four shows only. - 18 July, 2014

Proximity will return to Adelaide for a season at the Dunstan Playhouse, 6-8 November 2014 to mark the start of the company’s 50th anniversary celebrations in 2015.  Since its world premiere at the 2012 Adelaide Festival, Proximity has toured Europe to rapturous audiences & sold-out shows, received a five-star review in Melbourne and won the 2014… View Article

Garry Stewart heads up NIDA Creative Forum “Choreography is Everywhere” - 13 May, 2014

Award-winning choreographer and director Garry Stewart will be sharing his ideas and research around the idea that choreography can be found in many areas outside of the world of dance – in the theatre, technology and everyday life, next Monday 19 May.

Australian Dance Theatre takes out top awards at 2014 Green Room Awards - 29 April, 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… View Article

Australian Dance Theatre embarks on return European tour - 11 March, 2014

On Wednesday 12 March 2014, Australian Dance Theatre will embark on a return tour of its acclaimed production Proximity.

News Archive

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Looking back on 2013