The Nancy Project with Phillip Adams and José Navas. Development Images

Mr P’s Queer Global Soiree

Anna McDermottPast Events, Phillip Adams BalletLab Archive

SOME NEWS FROM AFAR FEATURING Sololoquio, Queer camaraderie, & THE PINK PANTHERtextJune 29, 2023 In May, Phillip attended the Festival Transameriqué in Montreal to work with choreographer José Navas, Artistic Director of Compagnie Flak. Tripping the light fantastic through an incredible program of opened-ended, choreopolitical assemblage of bountiful stories and visions. A real highlight for Mr.P was Argentinian artists Triziano Cruz …

Ben Hurley Dunes Rolling Down Dunes

Dunes Rolling Down Dunes
Benjamin Hurley

Anna McDermottPast Events

melbourne fringe FESTIVAL at temperance hall  A boot. A feather. A relic . . . a bag full of useless stuff.   BOOK TICKETStextDunes Rolling Down Dunes spirals deeply into the meeting point of a conjured mythology. Stuck in a relentless state of dissolving choreography and purpose, performers Benjamin Hurley and Arabella Frahn-Starkie swoop through their embodied and imagined histories like …

José Navas AVES

AVES
José Navas

Anna McDermottPast Events

MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL AT TEMPERANCE HALL a SOLO SHOW THAT CELEBRATES THE IMPORTANCE OF LOVE AND ART, BY INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED, MONTREAL BASED CHOREOGRAPHER josé NAvasBOOK TICKETStext AVES, a solo show that celebrates the importance of love and art. Following his lineage of solo work, imbued with sobriety, abstraction, and simplicity, José Navas continues dancing his life on stage, as he …

OUT OF BOUNDS
August 2023 Showcase

Anna McDermottPast Events

LUCY GUERIN INC & TEMPERANCE HALLREGISTRATIONS TO ATTEND NOW OPENREGISTer TO ATTEND  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, Out of Bounds is an exciting artist sharing platform presented by two of Australia’s leading dance companies, Lucy Guerin Inc and Phillip Adams …

COURTESY OF THE ARTIST – TWO LIES by LUCY GUERIN

Anna McDermottPast 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 living masters in our community. Caring for the ephemeral artefacts of our dance histories and herstories, to revisit a moment in …

ROPETIMES with Luke George

Anna McDermottPast Events, Workshops

FACILITATED BY ACCLAIMED ARTIST AND ROPEWORKER LUKE GEORGE (NGV/RISING) – ROPETIMES IS AN INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP IN ROPE BONDAGE AND NAVIGATING INTIMACY, PLEASURE AND CONSENTREGISTER HERE  This workshop is open to anyone who wants to learn, practice, connect and play.  No previous experience required. Rope provided. Rope is a sensitive and dynamic material. It can act like a conductor between bodies …

TRIPTYCH FOR FRAME: A BIENNIAL OF DANCE

Anna McDermottPast Events, Phillip Adams BalletLab Archive

A divine intervention of queer crucifixions after Francis Bacon’s shocking paintings of eroticism and death.PHILLIP ADAMS, AUSTRALIAN MAVERICK OF CONTEMPORARY DANCE PRESENTS TRIPTYCH, A DIVINE INTERVENTION OF QUEER CRUCIFIXIONS INSPIRED BY FRANCIS BACON’S TRIPTYCH PAINTINGS (1944–1986).  For FRAME: a biennial of dance Temperance Hall and Phillip Adams BalletLab present Triptych, a divine intervention of queer crucifixions inspired by Francis Bacon’s …

A Bestiary of Unimaginable Animals

Anna McDermottPast Events

An experimental choreographic work for three dancers and a congregation of beasts.A Bestiary of Unimaginable Animals is an experimental choreographic as well as visual work for three dancers and a congregation of beasts, created by Nana Biluš Abaffy for FRAME: a biennial of dance at Temperance Hall. Inspired by the medieval bestiarium, which was an elaborately illustrated compendium of both …

ALIENS OF EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY

Anna McDermottPast Events

Performance and art getting intimate on the dancefloor in a one night terrestrial encounter that’s a little bit extraGET TICKETS  For FRAME: A biennial of dance Curated by Temperance Hall’s Artistic Associate Luke George, this whole venue takeover includes an epic line-up of some Naarm’s most electric artists working in  dance, sound, visual installation and costume design, intersecting with revered …

COURTESY OF THE ARTIST: ACTION SITUATION BY SHELLEY LASICA

Anna McDermottPast 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 living masters in our community. Caring for the ephemeral artefacts of our dance histories and herstories, to revisit a moment in time …