Seeking Professional Contemporary Dancers

Artistic Director Garry Stewart with dancers. Photo by Sam Roberts Photography

Rare Opportunity to Audition for Australian Dance Theatre

Applications Close Nov 16

A rare opportunity has become available for dancers to join one of the leading contemporary dance companies, Australian Dance Theatre (ADT), under the Artistic Direction of Garry Stewart.

Australian Dance Theatre is Australia’s pre-eminent contemporary dance company, based in Adelaide, South Australia. It has a well-established international profile and tours regularly throughout national and international regions.

The company is looking for strong, highly skilled and thoughtful contemporary dancers who have a minimum of three (3) years professional contemporary dance experience.

The successful applicant will be offered a one-year contract of fulltime employment commencing 4th January 2021 and will be required to relocate to Adelaide, South Australia.

The successful applicant will be selected on a number of criteria that includes having the quality, style, strength and suitability to integrate into the present company ensemble.

Australian Dance Theatre strongly encourages Australian indigenous dancers to apply.

To be considered, register online AND email the below requirements to

  • One head shot
  • Two dance shots
  • Links to video footage (YouTube or Vimeo – 4 min max) including passwords if used
  • CV including two references

The audition will be held in three stages:

Stage one: Application with video links of dance footage.

Stage Two: Shortlisted applicants will be required to learn and perform an excerpt of choreography, taught via Zoom by ADT company dancers.

Stage Three: Dependent upon COVID travel restrictions, shortlisted candidates will be invited to travel to Adelaide for a final audition and interview at the ADT studios.

Closing Date for Stage One of applications: Monday 16th November 2020

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