Temperance Hall - Studio

Type of space: Art Gallery, Dance Studio, Markets, Multi-use Space, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Performance venue, Photography and Film Location, Photography Studio, Pop-up Space, Rehearsal Space

    Temperance Hall is a unique artist-led interdisciplinary complex, comprising a main hall and a smaller first floor studio. Company in residence Phillip Adams BalletLab curate, collaborate and program the space.

    Conveniently located just off Clarendon Street in the vibrant heart of South Melbourne, the Hall is well-served by public transport and has 2-hour weekday and unlimited weekend on-street parking.

    Temperance Hall spaces can be booked for activities including (but not exclusive to):

    • rehearsals
    • creative developments
    • performances and concerts
    • film and photo shoots
    • special events and functions

    Our Studio is a unique light-filled space perfect for rehearsals, photoshoots and intimate soirees. It features high ceilings, wooden floorboards and heritage details. Please note that the Studio is located on the first floor and is not wheelchair accessible.

    Available equipment includes:

    • PA system & speakers
    • trestle tables
    • up to 50 foldable seats

    Dimensions: 12.65m x 7m (88m2)

    Temperance Hall also has a larger, wheelchair accessible space available on the ground floor - see Temperance Hall - Main Hall.

    Pricing Terms

    When enquiring, please let us know:

    - The type of activity you are enquiring about (eg. rehearsal, photo shoot, event, class, etc)

    - Whether you are enquiring as an individual artist, arts or not-for profit organisation, private hirer, community group or commercial business

    We will then provide you with a tailored quote.

    Discounted rates are available for artists and not-for-profit organisations.

    Special Requirements

    If you wish to serve alcohol at your event please discuss this with us when you get in touch. Hirers generally require a liquor license only where they will be selling alcohol.

    Lease Conditions

    Minimum hire period for rehearsals and unfunded arts activities: 3 hours

    Full terms and conditions will be provided upon enquiry.

    Parking Notes

    Temperance Hall is well-served by public transport and has 2-hour weekday and unlimited weekend on-street parking.

    This space is suitable for DanceExhibitionsFilmFilm LocationInstallationMeetingsMusic / SoundOpenings/launchesPerformancePhotographyPhotoshootsSingingSpoken WordWorkshopsWriting


    • Floor Dimensions 88.00 meters sq.
    • Ceiling Height Very High (4m +)
    • Max. Capacity 85


    For audience
    • Accessible toilet

    • Bold signage

    • Public transport

    • Smooth ground surface

    • Suitable emergency exits

    • Suitable lighting

    • Wide hallways / entrance

    For performers
    • Suitable emergency exits