Out of Bounds – Round One
a new showcase program

Anna McDermott Past Events

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

Anna McDermott Past Events

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 …

Phillip Adams’ Hit Hollywood Blockbuster of Religious Catatonia

Anna McDermott Past Events

As we wait out the final few weeks of Stage 4 restrictions, we invite you deeper down the BalletLab rabbit hole with a video presentation and live In-Conversation with Phillip Adams and Brooke Stamp. On Tuesday 8 September, grab a glass of wine and join BalletLab and Temperance Hall Artistic Director Phillip Adams and dancer, choreographer and educator and long-time …

The Phillip Adams BalletLab Wunderkammer

Anna McDermott Past Events

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 MIDSUMMA PROGRAM

Anna McDermott Past Events

Temperance Hall presenT four brilliant works from February 1–8 as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival TEMPERANCE HALL MIDSUMMA PROGRAMTickets: $22–$30 BOOKINGSTemperance Hall Ticketing: CLICK HERE Midsumma Box Office:03 9296 6600 | midsumma.org.au SAT 1 FEBRUARY 8:00pm – Luigi Vescio | NOW this body WHATNOW this body WHAT is both defining and dissolving; at once a ritual site of queer …

Morning class with Phillip Adams

Anna McDermott Past Events

Phillip Adams will be teaching a morning class from 10am–11:30am Thursdays at Temperance Hall. This class is centred on an understanding of one’s individual body in movement. After thoroughly working through a map of the intricacies of internal movement, we will work towards a complexity of coordination in flightier phrase material. Ease of placement and working with the weight of …

ASIA TOPA WORKSHOP: MALLIKA SARABHAI

Anna McDermott Past Events

Dancing Democracy – Choreographing Protest Does democracy have a dramaturgical device?  Can the performance apparatus shift to stage resistance?  Will passive reception awaken through active demonstration?  In this verbal-visceral workshop, artist-activist Mallika Sarabhai teaches dancers working with autobiographical material how to navigate authorship and agency in their own practice. Sarabhai uses these lines from her previous work as a starting …

ASIA TOPA: TAKAO KAWAGUCHI WORKSHOP

Anna McDermott Past Events

PRESENTED BY ASIA TOPA, Dancehouse, Temperance Hall and the Keir Choreographic Award, JOIN Choreographer and ex-Dumb Type member Takao Kawaguchi IN HIS WORKSHOP, THE TOUCH OF THE OTHER. During the 1960s, controversial sociologist Laud Humphreys studied in meticulous detail the codes and choreographies of male-male sex in public restrooms. Touch of the Other explores the aesthetics, erotics, and politics of these …