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 …


Kristina Arnott Past Events

I met God and it was a glorious, absolute reduction to pink and a series of television talk show appearances. Presented in celebration of Phillip Adams BalletLab’s 20th anniversary year, Glory embodies a philosophical ritualising of choreographic traditions, cinema, irreverence and conceptual art. Glory evolved from source material including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti, Hollywood TV sit coms, and artist Yves Klein’s monochrome paintings. …

Temperance Hall End of Year Event

Kristina Arnott Past Events

Having all but completed our second wonderful year in residence at the magnificent Temperance Hall we invite you to join us for some delicious food by La Luna Bistro, wines by Yal Yal Estate and soft drinks by Splitrock TIRO and be treated to an exclusive preview performance of new work Glory by Artistic Director, Phillip Adams. Glory features an exceptional cast of dancers including Ben Hurley, Oliver Savariego, Jo White, Rachel …


Briony Galligan Past Events, Workshops

Phillip Adams Balletlab in conjunction with Dancehouse and the 2018 Keir Choreographic Award public program are proud to welcome esteemed American dancer and Choreographer Ishmael Houston-Jones to Temperance Hall.