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AD & CEO of Battersea Arts Centre. These just my opinions, not BAC's. I'm mostly wrong about everything anyway. he/him.

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People in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #73: Matthew Xia @Excalibah
9/22
2020
I love @JerwoodArts . Some good jobs here https://t.co/1mNJDBXk54how could you not want to work with the lovely and talented @lesca_b & @nasi_v ? https://t.co/a3Hsomq9fQ
9/21
2020
hype https://t.co/EHXXWiRwEQTOMORROW 6pm LIVE Q&A with @TarekIskander1 Artistic Director for @battersea_arts in our #PFTInConversation series w… https://t.co/hMThgDqXly
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9/20
2020
👍👊👌 https://t.co/G2SMDdEkIqPlease consider being a part of our wonderful team No preconceptions our end... if it feels right for you, then p… https://t.co/nzsrQ0YtybThank you to everyone who has purchased one of Joanna Vestey's #CustodiansForCOVID prints, which have so far raised… https://t.co/R1hai9sS3P
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9/17
2020
@danaksegal @theoldcourts @squarechapel @StephGraham87 @JessRotherham Could not be on better hands. Well done @theoldcourtsPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #72: Deborah Pearson @shysecretagent
9/16
2020
@AislinnTO @TheatreCentre I just love the clarity of this Aislinn xx
9/15
2020
We are looking for a part-time Marketing Officer to join our team @Tara_Arts . For job description, key tasks and a… https://t.co/fdmxqKWHCt
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderDON'T MISS next week's interview for #PFTInConversation With... MON 14 Sep 6pm @NewmanEJ talks with @LizStevenson5https://t.co/r04U6JGRSI
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderWe're recruiting two artists (or groups) to work with us for 6 months to help change the rules and the way we work.… https://t.co/3XoM8d1WZT
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9/11
2020
Job Alert! A chance to really make a difference and work with the lovely Midlands team! Arts Council England Careers https://t.co/KEFQ2BcKuA
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9/10
2020
We stand in solidarity with our fellow artists in Belarus. We call for freedom as a fundamental right for artists p… https://t.co/FR0ckFdOh9
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9/9
2020
Audio tour/soundwalk experts! Help! We urgently need to find an app for a new project. Pretty straightforward - au… https://t.co/Q5P7yrNGF1
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderYou hear that? It's the sound of #RadioLocal2020 hitting your airwaves with show number 2 coming up at 4pm! Join… https://t.co/jRPxvbN31f
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9/8
2020
@pipsterb Basically, yeswith thanks to @newbijohn for bringing this idea to my attentionA lot of the conversation in theatre right now is understandably focussed on Universal Basic Income... but today I'… https://t.co/bnRB8nCeDXFrom local legends to unsung heroes, from the mundane to the extraordinary, Radio Local is a celebration of local r… https://t.co/eKGzPKzIg5
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderGetting us the weekend spirit, this Friday sees the launch of @BerksNest first performance of #TheFridayShow with h… https://t.co/whipz8SUjY
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @ShentonStage @alexdeboo Good luck MarkSo much work went into this - and now I'm hyped. Great artists in partnership with our community... bring it on (A… https://t.co/KtIBE3sxMvPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #71: Harry Clayton Wright @HClaytonWrightVery excited to announce we're looking for a new Co-Artistic Director; an exceptional artist and inspirational, vis… https://t.co/wmhOYJqXjs
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderToday’s the day! ⁦@arcstockton⁩ reopens to the public at 12midday. You can watch it live here: https://t.co/ELeL8YayO1
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderHave you watched our Removing Barriers for #Deaf & #Disabled People in #Theatre webinars yet? In these 4 x 30 min… https://t.co/SLmwfL2aIF
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9/7
2020
@istudor_alex Honestly Alex there is so much to say on this it needs an hour debate ... I think anything I write in… https://t.co/P345Cm6K5B @slowcrushh @Adam_Y I'm a 100% for it! I guess I'm just pessimistic it'll ever happen in the current climate. So am… https://t.co/B2JyQQ3HOO @AshokDMistry I guess I was just imagining that it could be set up in a way to support those most at risk of droppi… https://t.co/aV7hu4GP6Q @Adam_Y I apologise. I am not trying be insensitive. Please also understand I was a freelancer for 14+ years doing… https://t.co/UvPTVdWlMR @Adam_Y I guess I'm just a pragmatist at heart. I worry that if we spend all our time arguing whether every artist… https://t.co/Roviad96pZ @Adam_Y Apologies I am genuinely confused I think. Doesn't every intervention involving limited resources have some… https://t.co/737OY65Et3 @AshokDMistry Why not? @culturedmongrel That's fair - but I think we have to explore all options. In the absence of UBI, this is an idea I… https://t.co/J9xp5oW08p @Adam_Y The idealist in me agrees. The pragmatist in me feels it's worth exploring all options. This is because tho… https://t.co/XRtQopoHlu
9/6
2020
In the coming weeks, Rishi Sunak will set the Government’s spending plans for the next three years. I've signed the… https://t.co/PthuyCSdqG
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @lauracollier Congrats Laura xLots of talk of structural change afoot.. We're appointing a chair under 30, and moving to 50% young trustees, so l… https://t.co/VNH0se0vSA
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9/5
2020
No funding stream can ever be perfect or address every need which is why we will always want a mixed funding ecolo… https://t.co/xStuBHQJDhImportant clarification. Thanks @rafiaproduces I got a bit excited I guess. (It's Friday after a long week) https://t.co/2NbPQ11kar @FreelanceTForce @tompiperdesign @FreelancersMake @rafiaproduces Thanks for clarifying @reecemcmahon The creativity on display here ... I mean A**I just saw a slide on a presentation implying ACE is consulting with some freelancers on the idea of a National Por… https://t.co/HorVLLryJj
9/4
2020
@AmmarHajAhmad What's going on? You're on fire today habibiLots and lots of opps 👇🏽👇🏽👇🏽 https://t.co/kvyiqppuv3
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @paulavarjack left some of us feeling inspired but also thoroughly challenged today. A lot of the thinking coming… https://t.co/9uN1Rezn7Q @Curious_Jadey absolutely - well said @c_william5 Paddy molloyAfter so much pain the last few months, am just so uplifted and relieved to see theatre across the country, slowly,… https://t.co/lA4IKiLfcASome very generous people donated a sizeable chunk to our funds, with the explicit instruction it was for a lift.… https://t.co/1ksIEV6uOD
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderFor theatre-makers, poets, dancers, musicians, visual artists, writers & other creatives: @farnhammaltings are comm… https://t.co/sFMuSBmifj
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #70: Jon Gilchrist @Jon_GilchristWe're delighted to be bringing you some live action https://t.co/CKSmh2FPAd
9/2
2020
So delighted this is happening! Nice one @_RosyD @alexrinsler @TarekIskander1 @NineElmsTeam @battersea_artshttps://t.co/mG2AH0oO5y
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderI just feel like @HOME_mcr are really smashing it right now https://t.co/nFWUUs3BPD @mostin This is my logic. Just minus the run
9/1
2020
'Simply rebutting the dominant frame will, ironically, only serve to reinforce it. And without an alternative to of… https://t.co/cr0PkXoofF'You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the ex… https://t.co/UK5BxczAh7
8/29
2020
The sun is coming back next week, and so we've got another whole month of #ComedyInTheCourtyard lined up for you! J… https://t.co/fc027Mpvtd
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderMore good news - and some great initiatives in here https://t.co/22jmIXQMbXPeople in Theatre who are just amazing and wonderful #69: Lora Krasteva @LoraKrasteva
8/28
2020
As you can see we are now official. Please spread the word. If you are a migrant theatre artists get in touch. If y… https://t.co/q5sKplbweu
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8/27
2020
Such great news and a brilliant line up https://t.co/bNnDjIITWdReally thrilled to be reviewing this fantastic entries https://t.co/28OaYma757 @nedglasier Gov't guidance on theatre reopening?
8/26
2020
@mostin @AmnestyBooksBrs Just finished Wolf Hall. First half was a bit boredtbh but gripped by the end and am alrea… https://t.co/IYl1iivn1M
8/24
2020
@GaryDunne No but first actually watching q show @JackiElli For live comedyAm liking the lighting set up https://t.co/9gUnSRp5hHNearly show time at the masked comedy ball https://t.co/FctTCuBWbzPre comedy social distancing drinks in our bar. I'm biased for sure but the BAC team have been AMAZING looking afte… https://t.co/CtVTYSRwfl @neilmwebb @oneandonlydebs I've probably been there 100s of times while working at Kings. A key landmark this brought back memories
8/21
2020
My kind of place. Financially accessible theatre is definitely the future (always should have been in the first pla… https://t.co/12pPXwz6ps @AmmarHajAhmad This is just completely priceless @mostin You have potentialThese sell out fast so get in there quick https://t.co/gqeqrt1pydBrill https://t.co/mYA7mItsmdRelentlessly still setting the standard https://t.co/u18HUhCxwgNew @BBCiPlayer film in our #CultureInQuarantine series w/ @ace_national, @thespacearts, @Sadlers_Wells &… https://t.co/g1BcbmfiUN
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8/19
2020
💥Excited to announce that CCC Growth & Replication Commissions are now LIVE!💥 £££ for up to 5 established, co-creat… https://t.co/Zii4odYX8y
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderWe @kit_theatre are seeking new Board members to support our mission to use immersive theatre to make transformativ… https://t.co/bYC0ogR7TD
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderSuper excited for #ArtsSummit today - joining nearly 300 arts and cultural fundraisers with insight from across the… https://t.co/vQ9BQReZBq
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8/18
2020
Really appreciate the clarity, ambition and the collaborative spirit in this excellent set of sector-changing idea… https://t.co/2pDgg3o543
8/15
2020
⚡️MY BBC SHORT FILM IS OFFICIALLY OUT NOW Watch free 👉 https://t.co/SGmZAT7Sg7 ✨ Sign up to be first to hear abou… https://t.co/Nj1enQS0O8
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderA hot few days @wandbc Civic Suite putting together round 3 of the #Createandlearnplaykits for Wandsworth Summer sc… https://t.co/EvANdynCxo
Retweeted by Tarek Iskander @TarekIskander1 Hey Tarek! We're hoping to gather as many signatures as poss for our petition demanding the governm… https://t.co/VigCmKzDKc
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderI just can't think of more eloquent and better representative for theatre than @mrJamesGraham . He always paints… https://t.co/JCuYL1qTOpThis younger generation has been royally screwed over in so many ways by the rest of us. Theatre must be for everyo… https://t.co/0GuumrzKaxGood article The Covid funding for UK theatres must do more than just allow them to survive https://t.co/3j4TO5SQrq
8/14
2020
A reminder that we've EXTENDED how long you have to watch Yard Youth's brilliant short film on connecting across di… https://t.co/tfR0R99ahZ
Retweeted by Tarek Iskandermyself @rachelofmars & @bethsitek want your input to help guide orgs/venues in recruiting theatre workers better… https://t.co/8K9i6uTkWn
Retweeted by Tarek IskanderBrilliant news that Martha has been nominated for The Stage #DebutAwards for directing #ColectivaOcupação's… https://t.co/VAKafJa0Tg
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8/13
2020
@stellduffy It's fabulous @bethanyhaynes @MagicMeArts @ohmyhod @battersea_arts Congrats Bethany!I truly believe it is time for 'creative co-creation' to take its rightful place at the centre of all our work. Thi… https://t.co/uMF6WCSyfqI love this shot of our courtyard and our wonderful audience helping us make it work. Where there's a will... liv… https://t.co/1QJLtlYpFhSome of my favourite people making brilliant stuff. Don't miss this. So pleased we played a small part making this… https://t.co/rrGp4aOqS8
8/12
2020

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