Temperance Hall - Main Hall
Type of space: Art Gallery, Cinema, Dance Studio, Markets, Multi-use Space, Music Performance Venue, Music Rehearsal Space, Photography and Film Location, Photography Studio, Pop-up Space, Rehearsal Space, Theatre, Performance venue
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):
- creative developments
- performances and concerts
- film and photo shoots
- special events and functions
Our Main Hall is an open plan space with a small theatrical stage opposite the main entrance, framed by a simple proscenium arch. It features high ceilings, large windows and efficient heaters, and is wheelchair accessible.
Available equipment includes:
- sound / PA system
- trestle tables
- up to 50 foldable seats
Dimensions: 15.5m x 9m (139.5m2)
Stage: 6m x 2.65m (14.75m2, excluding small stairs on both wings)
Temperance Hall also has a smaller studio space available - see Temperance Hall - Studio.
ARTISTS AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS RATES:
Unfunded independent artists: $21 per hour
Not-for-profit organisations and funded arts projects: $28 per hour
PHOTOGRAPHY / FILMING RATES:
Unfunded independent artists: $70 per hour
Not-for-profit organisations and funded arts projects: $106.50 per hour
Between $50–$160 per hour, depending on event capacity
Additional costs apply if cleaning, equipment use or staffing is required by your hire.
Please get in touch with details of your event and we will provide a quote!
Rates include GST.
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 business
We will then provide you with a tailored quote.
Discounted rates are available for artists and not-for-profit organisations.
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.
Minimum hire period for unfunded rehearsals and artistic developments: 3 hours
Full terms and conditions will be provided upon enquiry.
Temperance Hall is well-served by public transport and has 2-hour weekday and unlimited weekend on-street parking.