General Information


Entry into Australian Dance Theatre’s Youth Ensemble is by audition only. Auditions occur in late January each year. Some late auditions accepted during the year, depending on availability/performance schedule. Contact Australian Dance Theatre to enquire.

Once accepted to register participants must be enrolled & paid in the Term they are participating in before the first class of Term.

To enrol, please request a registration form and return it to Australian Dance Theatre, either in person, post or email. Payment of fees can be made directly to Australian Dance Theatre. Payment can also be done online.

Postal address:
Australian Dance Theatre
57a Queen Street, Norwood SA 5067
Email: adt@adt.org.au

Please note- Registrations will not be processed if illegible or incomplete.


$250 per dancer, per term (3 Terms per year).


Rehearsals for the Youth Ensemble are held during South Australian school terms 1-3 only, over 10-weeks.


Australian Dance Theatre reserves the right to make amendments to its classes without prior notice or to cancel a class.

Australian Dance Theatre reserves the right to refuse an enrolment as permitted by law or to request a participant to leave a class if they are disruptive, late, or have not paid or arranged payment for fees.

Australian Dance Theatre reserves the right to refuse an enrolment if a student does not fulfil the age or experience requirements for the classes.

Students must be aged 14-20 years as of 1 February 2020. Students are also required to have at least three- years dance experience to participate in the classes.

Australian Dance Theatre provides supervision of the students during classes on Thursdays 5.00pm – 7.30pm only. Parents/guardians are permitted to wait in The Odeon foyer during class times. The Odeon is a non-smoking venue.

Australian Dance Theatre does not allow any person to watch class from inside the studio due to safety and security reasons. Any person inside the studio at the time of a class must be participating in that class. Sometimes there may be an in-class showing where parents & family members will be invited to come and watch what the students have been learning, parents will be advised of this in advance.


Australian Dance Theatre may take and use photographs and videos of participants for promotional and archival purposes only. All material recorded during any program is the copyright of Australian Dance Theatre. Participants can elect to not have their photo or video used by Australian Dance Theatre by emailing adt@adt.org.au or phoning (08) 83737733.


There are many bus services that travel to Norwood. Visit Adelaide Metro for further information. Parking is available on and around the surrounding streets of The Odeon. Pay attention to the marked signage as some parks have a one-two hour time limit.


Non-restrictive dance/active wear is the recommended dress for students. For most classes they will need to be barefoot. There may be some classes that require students to wear sneakers, students are asked to bring sneakers with them to each class and the teacher will advise when they are required to wear them.


All mobile phones must be switched to silent prior to the commencement of class. If students have special circumstances please discuss with the instructor prior to class.


Each class includes a warm up and cool down session. If students wish to arrive 15 minutes early to stretch before class they are welcome to come inside into the rehearsal studio.