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Audition for Australian Dance Theatre’s professional ensemble

Proximity by Australian Dance Theatre

A rare opportunity has become available for male and female dancers to join Australian Dance Theatre, based in Adelaide, South Australia. The successful applicants will join an elite team of professional dancers, representing a world-class company led by Artistic Director Garry Stewart.

Dancers with professional experience are being encouraged to apply. Full-time contracts of a one-year duration are available. Applicants must hold either an Australian or New Zealand citizenship or a valid visa to work as a dancer in Australia.

Essential attributes a real candidate will have are resiliency, excellent physical prowess, a high proficiency in contemporary and classical dance, a great level of professionalism, the ability to think quick, and the willingness to work hard and be an effective team member. Of course, ideal candidates will be extremely passionate about dance and movement research.

To apply, dancers must submit a headshot, two dance shots, their CV (including at least two references) and links to video footage three minutes or under (on YouTube or Vimeo) via email to They should clearly communicate which audition they would like to attend. Applications close at 5 pm on Friday, June 10.

In-person auditions will be held in:


Friday, June 17, from 12 pm to 6:30 pm

Victorian College of the Arts

234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank VIC 3006

New Zealand

Sunday, June 19, from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm

New Zealand School of Dance

11 Hutchison Rd, Newtown, Wellington 6021, NZ


Thursday, June 23, from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm

Adelaide College of the Arts

39 Light Square, Adelaide SA 5000

For questions or enquires, dancers can contact ADT on (08) 8373 7733 or via email at

Photo: ADT dancers in Proximity. Photo by Chris Herzfeld, Camlight Productions.

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