ROPETIMES with Luke George

Anna McDermott Past Events

Facilitated by artist and ropeworker Luke George – ROPETIMES is a workshop in rope bondage and navigating intimacy, pleasure and consent From beginner to the experienced, this workshop is open to anyone who wants to learn, practice, connect and play. Rope is a sensitive and dynamic material. It can act like a conductor between bodies where energy, pleasure and power …

COURTESY OF THE ARTIST: Rasa Sayang by TONY YAP

Anna McDermott Past Events

A screening series of significant dance works from our collective performance-pasts. Courtesy of the Artist is a screening series of significant dance works from both the recent or distant past by local, national and international artists. Caring for the ephemeral artefacts of our dance histories and herstories, to revisit a moment in time and ask what was happening for the …

Temperance Hall Presents: Thomas Woodman, Benjamin Hurley, and Pia Lauritz (as Billy Soy)

Anna McDermott Past Events

A triple-bill of new solo works ascribing to media fixation, gender-defining provocations, and a queer exploration of self-identity Co-Curated by Temperance Hall Artistic Director, Phillip Adams and Artistic Associate, Luke George, this program features works by three independent Melbourne artists Thomas Woodman, Benjamin Hurley, and Pia Lauritz (as Billy Soy) “We welcome these three next generation choreographers to Temperance Hall …

Courtesy of the Artist
the d a n s e project
by Rosalind Crisp

Anna McDermott Past Events

A SCREENING AND CONVERSATION SERIES FOCUSING ON SIGNIFICANT DANCE WORKS FROM OUR COLLECTIVE PERFORMANCE-PASTS.  Courtesy of the Artist is a screening and conversation series focusing on significant dance works from both the recent and not so recent past by some of our community’s most celebrated artists. Caring for the ephemeral artefacts of our dance histories and herstories, to revisit a moment …

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

Anna McDermott Past 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 Past 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 …

Temperance Hall Presents: Alexander Powers & Kathleen Campone (CANCELLED)

Anna McDermott Past Events

*** UPDATED NOTE 6 September 2021 – As we adjust to the rapidly changing Victorian COVID-19 Lockdown scenarios, regrettably Temperance Hall will be cancelling our upcoming programming at Melbourne Fringe Festival 2021. Stay tuned to our socials and website for future updates.  Co-Curated by Temperance Hall Artistic Director, Phillip Adams and Artistic Associate, Luke George, the Week 2 program features …

Temperance Hall Presents: Raina Peterson, Pia Lauritz & Evocative Feminine Architecture (CANCELLED)

Anna McDermott Past Events

*** UPDATED NOTE 6 September 2021 – As we adjust to the rapidly changing Victorian COVID-19 Lockdown scenarios, regrettably Temperance Hall will be cancelling our upcoming programming at Melbourne Fringe Festival 2021. Stay tuned to our socials and website for future updates. Co-Curated by Temperance Hall Artistic Director, Phillip Adams and Artistic Associate, Luke George, the Week 1 program features …

Temperance Hall Presents: Thomas Woodman & Benjamin Hurley (CANCELLED)

Anna McDermott Past Events

*** UPDATED NOTE 6 SEPTEMBER 2021 – AS WE ADJUST TO THE RAPIDLY CHANGING VICTORIANCOVID-19 LOCKDOWN SCENARIOS, REGRETTABLY TEMPERANCE HALL WILL BE CANCELLING OURUPCOMING PROGRAMMING AT MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL 2021.STAY TUNED TO OUR SOCIALS AND WEBSITE FOR FUTURE UPDATES. Co-Curated by Temperance Hall Artistic Director, Phillip Adams and Artistic Associate, Luke George, the Week 3 program features works by Melbourne …

Courtesy of the Artist
Descansos…resting places
by Helen Herbertson

Anna McDermott Past Events

A SCREENING AND CONVERSATION SERIES FOCUSING ON SIGNIFICANT DANCE WORKS FROM OUR COLLECTIVE PERFORMANCE-PASTS. Courtesy of the Artist is a screening and conversation series focusing on significant dance works from both the recent or distant past by some of our community’s most celebrated senior artists. Caring for the ephemeral artefacts of our dance histories and herstories, to revisit a moment …