TIE MASSAGE by Luke George (AUS) and Daniel Kok (SG)

3deep Current Events, Workshops

In TIE MASSAGE, Luke George and Daniel Kok extract ideas and practices they have developed over the process of creating BUNNY, their performance work and collaboration from 2016 which has since been performed across in 12 cities internationally, including the 2019 Venice Biennale. Luke and Daniel studied knot tying techniques from Rope Bondage, climbing and sailing, as well as Macramé. …

Rachael Wisby – Please Do Not Move

Kristina Arnott Current Events

PRESENTED AS PART OF TEMPERANCE HALL’S 2019 MELBOURNE FRINGE PROGRAM Part dance, part play, part eco-horror. Please Do Not Move un-hierarchises the body in relation to its environment by blurring the lines between insideandoutside, placeandbody. Caught in the linguistic nightmare of intellectualism the body attempts to define an *escape plan through sequences of fiction and narrative. Please Do Not Move navigates …

Shelley Lasica – If I Don’t Understand You

Kristina Arnott Current Events

PRESENTED AS PART OF TEMPERANCE HALL’S 2019 MELBOURNE FRINGE PROGRAM If I Don’t Understand You is a new performance for five that attempts to decipher how we are with others; forever separate and inseparable in the world. Negotiating the dance between the hopeful desire to be understood and the potential disaster of misunderstanding, the performance recognises the intrinsic indefinitive and …

Alice Will Caroline with Mark Wilson – Doors Shut

Kristina Arnott Current Events

PRESENTED AS PART OF TEMPERANCE HALL’S 2019 MELBOURNE FRINGE PROGRAM Alice, Will and Caroline have died. In Hell, they must take a long hard introspective look at themselves. Fed up with the Byzantine conflicts of their collaboration, these dance artists thought a pivot to modernist theatre might help them walk away from the troubles in their lives. They were wrong, …

Deanne Butterworth – Group Furniture

Kristina Arnott Current Events

PRESENTED AS PART OF TEMPERANCE HALL’S 2019 MELBOURNE FRINGE PROGRAM Group Furniture is obsessed with repeats. As a starting point it uses two works by Erik Satie, ‘Vexations’ and ‘Furniture Music’, mixed with an episode of ‘I’ve Got A Secret’ from 1960s American TV. It questions endurance, spectatorship, and value. Made for multiple performers, ‘Group Furniture’ is a reimagining of …

RESIDENT ARTIST – DEANNE BUTTERWORTH

Kristina Arnott Current Events

Temperance Hall offers two Resident Artist positions annually to Australian choreographers or artists working in performance and interdisciplinary fields of practice. Our second Resident Artist for 2019 is highly acclaimed Melbourne-based choreographer and dancer Deanne Butterworth. Deanne will spend her residency researching and developing two distinct yet connected ideas: further developing her work FURNITURE, and researching the history of the musical piece, …

THE ‘SICK’ PROJECT

Kristina Arnott Current Events

‘SICK’ is a collaboration between Phillip Adams and Ryan New in association with Rawcus, supported by the Ian Potter Museum of Art. Throughout July 2019, Temperance Hall Artistic Director Phillip Adams and artist Ryan New in association with Rawcus are undertaking a three-week residency at the Ian Potter Museum of Art to conceive and develop SICK, an exciting new work. “For us, …

Phillip Adams BalletLab Limited Edition Prints Available for Purchase

Kristina Arnott Current Events, Phillip Adams BalletLab Archive

Looking for a truly outstanding and unique Christmas gift? In celebration of BalletLab’s 20th Anniversary year, we’re offering limited edition prints from a selection of company masterworks created by Artistic Director, Phillip Adams. Limited edition prints are available of images from Amplification (1999) captured by renowned photographer Jeff Busby. In addition, Gregory Lorenzutti’s exquisite photographs of our 2017 Melbourne Festival …