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

3deep Past 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 Past 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 Past 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 Past 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 Past 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 …

‘MEANINGLESSNESS’ BY COHN AND DP

Kristina Arnott Past Events

‘meaninglessness’ is a performance talk made by jewellery artist Su san Cohn with writer-director David Pledger Using object, image, spoken word and design, meaninglessness was created in response to the 2016 Danish Jewellery Legislation which allowed border authorities to confiscate ‘non-sentimental’, meaningless jewellery from people seeking asylum to subsidise their upkeep in Denmark. Cohn threads the practices of courage, trust, …

BALLETLAB PRESENTS 20 YEARS OF WORKS ON FILM FOR OPEN HOUSE MELBOURNE

Kristina Arnott Past Events

Temperance Hall throws opens its doors and presents a showreel of Phillip Adams BalletLab’s most stunning works In celebration Phillip Adams BalletLab’s 20th anniversary, visitors to Temperance Hall for Open House Melbourne 2019 will be treated to a screening of video highlights of the company’s past performance works, including recent performances presented as part of Melbourne Festival (EVER, 2017) and …

ALTO AIR – Belle Bassin

Kristina Arnott Past Events

A new major body of work by artist Belle Bassin, ALTO AIR brings together explorations in biomorphic form through drawing, choreography and sound. A collage to lie down in. With the support of the Australia Council for the Arts and the City of Port Phillip through the Rupert Bunny Foundation Visual Arts Fellowship, Melbourne artist Belle Bassin will present a …

2019 Resident Artist – Geoffrey Watson

Kristina Arnott Past Events

We’re excited to announce our first 2019 Temperance Hall Resident Artist, Geoffrey Watson! Temperance Hall offers two Resident Artist positions annually to Australian choreographers or artists working in performance and interdisciplinary fields of practice. As the first Resident Artist for 2019, Geoffrey Watson will spend the residency creating a body of photographic, design, performance and sculptural works exploring his current …

We’re hiring

Kristina Arnott Past Events

Seminal Melbourne dance company Phillip Adams BalletLab (PABL) seeks a dynamic Executive Producer for a 0.8 EFT or F/T role (as negotiated) commencing April 2019. This position, working closely with the Board and Artistic Director of PABL, Phillip Adams, leads the overall management of the company and South Melbourne based venue, Temperance Hall. The successful applicant will have extensive managerial …