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ADT/ The Odeon Covid Safe Plan

ADT Post Covid-19 Plan

Big Dance on a Very, Very Small Stage – ADT Announces The World’s Smallest Stage, collaborative project with local dancers, choreographers and musicians

Australian Dance Theatre “ADAPTS” to COVID-19

A Message From ADT – Regarding company activity in 2020

Australian Dance Theatre Official Statement – COVID-19 


Australian Dance Theatre reveals its 2020 Program

Australian Dance Theatre welcomes Nick Hays as Executive Director

Australian Dance Theatre celebrates 20 years under the artistic direction of Garry Stewart

Australian Dance Theatre presents the world premiere season of North/South

Australian Dance Theatre takes home the Helpmann for Best Dance Production

Australian Dance Theatre returns to New York


Garry Stewart’s highly anticipated Australian premiere of The Beginning of Nature

Australian Dance Theatre presents the inaugural Adelaide Dance Festival this July


New book celebrates 50 years of Australian Dance Theatre

Be Your Self comes to Melbourne

Australian Dance Theatre unveils its doppelgänger at the Art Gallery of South Australia

Australian Dance Theatre finds a new home

Australian Dance Theatre appoint KMP artists as US agents

Australian Dance Theatre performs for the first time in South America

Australian Dance Theatre honours the memory of Tanja Liedtke with return season of construct


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A moment with Adrianne Semmens: ADT Guest choreographer August 2020

Last month ADT were lucky enough to have Adrianne Semmens, a choreographer from Kurruru Arts and Culture hub, spend two weeks undertaking a residency. During her time here, Adrianne...


Reconciliation week guest profile: Kaine Saltan Babij

27 May - 3 June 2020 marks Australia’s Reconciliation week. A week which is dedicated to strengthening relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous peoples, for...


Shauntai Batzke Shares What it is Like to Perform in the Kaurna Language

The entire score for The Beginning of Nature is sung in Kaurna language, the first language of the Adelaide Plains, home to ADT. Acclaimed composer, Brendan Woithe, collaborated with...



ADT announces it’s online season for 2020, ADAPT.


State Government to look at new ways to stream performances

Virtual reality, augmented reality or just traditional film – this is how you might be viewing performances during the coronavirus outbreak. ADT’s is mentioned with an image about the...


Australian Dance Theatre’s double announcement: 2020 program and new executive director

Dance Magazine’s January feature about ADT’s 2020 program announcement and appointment of new Executive Director, Nick Hays.



When did you first join the ADT Youth Ensemble? I was lucky enough to be accepted into the Youth Ensemble in 2017 when I was 15 years old.  What...


Annual wrap up: 2019

 As we reflect on what has been an epic year for the company, we sincerely thank all our valued audiences, sponsors and supporters for ensuring that we are able...


Ever-evolving self: Garry Stewart, artist as researcher

Stewart is a tireless researcher and innovator. His collaborators across a number of productions include a roboticist, a video engineer, architects, a physiologist and a neuroscientist.


Be Your Self (Sydney, Crikey)

Be Your Self is laudable for exemplifying, once again, ADT’s determination to be itself, its whole self and nothing but itself.


Be Your Self (Perth, Dance Australia)

Be Your Self is a unique and fascinating exploration of the human physical body and non-physical mind through the medium of contemporary dance-theatre.


North/South, Adelaide (Dance Australia)

“one of the most memorable and exciting theatrical works in recent memory” – Maggie Tonkin


Gallery: inside rehearsals of North by Ina Christel Johannessen


The making of North/South [video]


INSIDE THE STUDIO WITH: ICC Associate Artist, Matt Shilcock

To have the opportunity to develop and explore one’s ideas of philosophies, theologies, psychology, identity, dreams, goals and desires is something incredible. To be able to share and communicate those...


Meet the set designers of Be Your Self

The staging for the Be Your Self was designed by the New York architectural firm Diller, Scofidio + Renfro (MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius Award’ recipients). View more of their work here.


Gallery: inside rehearsals of South By Garry Stewart


The Beginning of Nature, Adelaide (InDaily)

“The extraordinary strength of their movements is tempered with melting, mesmerising grace… an unforgettable performance” – Katherine Argile


The Beginning of Nature, Adelaide (Dance Australia)

“This is a monumental work, both in conception and execution” – Maggie Tonkin


The Beginning of Nature, Adelaide (The Advertiser)

“The dance is extraordinary. The prodigious athleticism of the dancers, with frenetic spins and rolls and muscular leaps, is a stunning contrast to their attention to the tiniest details...


The sound of The Beginning of Nature

Language & Culture Consultant Jack Buckskin and Composer Brendan Woithe chat with CityMag about creating a score for a work that features a libretto sung in Kaurna Language.


Jack Buckskin & Garry Stewart with ABC Radio National

Interview with Michael Cathcart on the inclusion of the Kaurna Language in the score of The Beginning of Nature and Jack’s involvement in language revival.


Garry Stewart on The Beginning of Nature (Concertgebouw 2018)

Artistic Director Garry Stewart chats with Concertgebouw (Netherlands) to discuss The Beginning of Nature, what he looks for in a dancer and what he sees for the future of dance.


The New York Times with Lois Greenfield

Renowned photographer, Lois Greenfield and ADT dancer Ross McCormack talk with the New York Times about HELD.