Animals and Hustlers

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a one day workshop led by guest artists: aDAM lINDER (LA based) and bROOKE sTAMP Esteemed international creative and LA based choreographer and dancer Adam Linder and Melbourne based dancer, choreographer and educator Brooke Stamp, will lead a one day workshop at Temperance Hall. The two performing artists have worked together on several projects including Some Cleaning at the National …

Displays of Affection

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KINK MEETS COUTURE, A hybrid exhibition of photography and installation presented by lUKE gEORGE AND Temperance Hall FOR Midsumma Festival 2021. Obsessed with rope as a medium to explore tensions and connectivity, artist Luke George has designed and handcrafted a stunning garment that binds itself to a person, and people to each other. The function and craft of macramé intersects …

Laceship

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an immersive installation and performance for an intimate audience presented by Temperance Hall as part of Midsumma Festival 2021. Created by BalletLab Artistic Director Phillip Adams and choreographer Walter Dundervill (New York) with artist William McBride. The project grew out of a larger experimental work The Prelude  that fragmented into 4-part multi-disciplinary performances and films.   The subtext of Laceship’s  investigation was inspired …

Out of Bounds
a new showcase program

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

Exquisite Corps

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Born out of the crisis and uncertainty of 2020, Exquisite Corps is an artist cohort-in-residence with Temperance Hall. Supported with space and time as well as individual stipends, each Corps is self-organising and determines their own activity, process and outcomes. It may involve cooperative models, individual ideas and desires, growing and sharing artistic practice, artist network and collaboration building, creating …

The Phillip Adams BalletLab Wunderkammer

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Explore the Phillip Adams BalletLab Wunderkammer – a digital 360° exhibition of strange and beautiful costumes, set design pieces and art objects created over BalletLab’s 20-year history, set in the Temperance Hall studio. Originally created for BalletLab performance works including EVER, Aviary, Glory, Brindabella, Kingdom and Amplification, these wondrous curios have never been shared with the public outside of performance seasons, currently …

Temperance Hall Artistic Associate

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Appointed in 2020, our INAUGURAL ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE is performance and visual artist, LUKE GEORGE. The Artistic Associate role represents a recent addition to Temperance Hall’s artistic team, an established independent artist to become engaged on a deep level with our organisation. The position supports the independent artist as a cultural agent, and is intended to create new pathways for artistic …

Temperance Hall Choreographic Researcher

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ANNOUNCING OUR INAUGURAL CHOREOGRAPHIC RESEARCHER, MELBOURNE-BASED EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHER AND DANCER RACHAEL WISBY Commencing in 2020, Temperance Hall introduces the position of Choreographer Researcher. This position accommodates the individual artist with a central studio at Temperance Hall to facilitate research and collaboration specific to their choreographic disciplines. Our inaugural Choreographic Researcher, Rachael Wisby, was the winner of Phillip Adams Melbourne University …