Expressions of Interest: Queer Gestures – where is the queer body in dance, now?

Anna McDermott Current Events

Expressions of Interest is a public talk series inviting artists, guest speakers and the broader community to explore critical and urgent dialogues about art, performance, the body, dancing and what it means to gather. The series dances with the way we talk and listen to each other, centring the knowledge and wisdom of those often unheard. This Midsumma, we will …

Midsumma Festival at Temperance Hall presents SICK

Anna McDermott Current Events

SICK is a landmark dance collaboration between Australia’s foremost provocateur of contemporary dance and choreography, Phillip Adams, and award winning contemporary dancer and performer, Ryan New. Join them for this one-of-a-kind cross-generational dance performance. SICK provides complicated critiques pervading notions and expectations of artists with disability, in an attempt to reframe the debate. Beyond a definition of physical and mental …

Out of Bounds – Round Two
Showcase Program

Anna McDermott Current Events

LUCY GUERIN INC & PHILLIP ADAMS BALLETLAB PRESENT round two of a SHOWCASE PROGRAM FOR VICTORIAN INDEPENDENT DANCE ARTISTS Inspired by the experimental New York dance-scapes of the 80s and 90s and born out of a need to bring the Victorian dance community together in the wake of the global pandemic, Out of Bounds  is an exciting artist sharing platform presented …

Care Tactics

Anna McDermott Current Events

CARE TACTICS is an artist-led, artist centred curation of gatherings, talks, workshops, screenings, developments, performances and celebrations, led by Temperance Hall Artistic Associate Luke George. With CARE TACTICS, Luke George has imagined, curated and tailored the program to best serve, complement and add value to TH, its community and Melbourne’s independent artist sector at this time. All projects are focused on …