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Battersea Arts Centre

Battersea Arts Centre pioneers new practice in contemporary theatre. At the heart of their mission is a process called Scratch, that places the artist and audience in a creative dialogue to develop new ideas.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £689,898
  • 2013-2014: £705,766
  • 2014-2015: £724,116

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Dad Dancing - Audience Reactions

Dad Dancing runs at Battersea Arst Centre until 15 Nov www.bac.org.uk/daddancing

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DAD DANCING

Reclaiming Fatherly Grooves At Battersea Arts Centre 29 Oct - 15 Nov https://www.bac.org.uk/daddancing

Karaoke Teaser

KARAOKE by Sleepwalk Collective 29 Sep - 18 Oct | 8:30pm Price: £12, £9 concs www.bac.org.uk/karaoke Catatonically deadpan, gratuitously vapid and gleefully strung out, KARAOKE is a performance about love and rockets for two performers and an autocue.

RING INTERVIEW

With David Rosenberg and Glen Neath. See the show at Battersea Arts Center 30 Sep - 11 Oct https://www.bac.org.uk/ring

The Agency

The Agency is a new opportunity for young people to have their ideas turned into reality which is based on the highly successful Brazilian project Agenica Redes Para Juventude led by Marcus Faustini. We are looking for people who are 15 - 25 years old from the Clapham Junction and Battersea area in London and the Moston or Harpurhey areas in Manchester with ideas for projects, businesses and events to take place in their local area. More information https://www.bac.org.uk/theagency

MAJOR TOM 2014

15 - 27 Sep | 7:30pm 'A truly winning comedy... I laughed till I cried’ ★★★★★ The Times https://www.bac.org.uk/majortom

Wot? No Fish!!

1 - 19 July at Battersea Arts Centre Tickets £12 - £15 Booking link: https://www.bac.org.uk/content/31459/see_whats_on/current_shows/cook_up/wot_no_fish

About Battersea Arts Centre

Find out about what we do at Battersea Arts Centre in this short animated film. To read more about everything featured in the film follow this link https://www.bac.org.uk/content/32658/about_us/about_us/find_out_more

Brand New Ancients on Film - Part 3

In November 2013, performance poet and rapper Kate Tempest and Battersea Arts Centre, embarked on a journey together to tour the award winning show Brand New Ancients. The tour included 9 London venues including the Royal Opera House, Harrow Arts Centre, Lyric Hammersmith and Battersea Arts Centre, as well as 5 regional venues across the country from Contact in Manchester to Brighton Dome as well as New York at St. Ann's Warehouse. In collaboration with director Joe Roberts, Battersea Arts Centre has produced three short films interpreting Kate's spoken word through moving image,released across the tour. This is the final episode of the three part series. Part 1 can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLWlB3ib7ZM Directed by Joe Roberts Produced by Battersea Arts Centre Brand New Ancients is written by Kate Tempest A Kate Tempest & Battersea Arts Centre Co-production Co-commissioned by the Albany More info: http://brandnewancientstour.com/

Beatbox Academy at Play Festival | 21 - 22 March | Battersea Arts Centre

See Beatbox Academy live at Play Festival. Find out more: http://bit.ly/1evyTBC Be transported back to the most carefree days of your life at this three night festival. Let go of your inhibitions and become a kid again.

The Story of Orpheus & Eurydice

Orpheus Battersea Arts Centre | 8 April - 17 May Book Now: http://www.bac.org.uk/orpheus Following popular and critical success, Orpheus returns next year. Be transported to 1930s Paris for a glamorous and unique night out in a bygone era. Set to a live score of hot club jazz, opera and French chanson, Orpheus is a musical re-imagining of the Greek myth. Orpheus is a Little Bulb Theatre and Battersea Arts Centre co-production. Little Bulb Theatre are produced by Farnham Maltings.

Orpheus Trailer 2014

Orpheus Battersea Arts Centre | 8 April - 17 May Book Now: http://www.bac.org.uk/orpheus Following popular and critical success, Orpheus returns next year. Be transported to 1930s Paris for a glamorous and unique night out in a bygone era. Set to a live score of hot club jazz, opera and French chanson, Orpheus is a musical re-imagining of the Greek myth. Orpheus is a Little Bulb Theatre and Battersea Arts Centre co-production. Little Bulb Theatre are produced by Farnham Maltings.

Major Tom by Victoria Melody, on tour | The Collaborative Touring Network

MAJOR TOM ON TOUR | Coming to Gloucester, Hull, Great Yarmouth, Thanet, Torbay Darlington as part of Battersea Arts Centre's Collaborative Touring Network How an unlikely pair of underdogs became a beauty queen and championship show dog. Major Tom is the true story of how an average 34 year-old and her unruly Basset Hound, Major Tom, became a beauty queen and a champion show dog. Major Tom and Victoria immerse themselves in the obsessive and confusing realm of personal scrutiny as they participate as genuine contestants with a determination to win. Featuring documentary film footage and accompanied on stage by her dog, Victoria explores the British fascination with celebrities, beauty and winning. DATES 21 - 22 March, Gloucester | strikealightfestival.org.uk 28 March, Hull | headsupfestival.org.uk 11 March, Great Yarmouth | seachangearts.org.uk 19 - 21 April, Thanet | loopingtheloopfestival.org.uk 4 - 5 May, Torbay | doorsteparts.co.uk/theatre 18 May, Darlington | jabberwockymarket.org.uk Commissioned and produced by Farnham Maltings Developed at Battersea Arts Centre, The Showroom Chichester and MAKE, Ireland Supported by Arts Council England

Audience Reactions to Ballad of the Burning Star

At Battersea Arts Centre 17 Feb - 8 Mar 2014 Book Now: http://www.bac.org.uk/ballad

Major Tom Trailer

Tickets and more information: http://www.bac.org.uk/major A show about how an unlikely pair of underdogs became a beauty queen and championship show dog. 10 - 15 Mar 2014 at Battersea Arts Centre

Brand New Ancients On Film - Part 2

In November 2013, performance poet Kate Tempest and Battersea Arts Centre, embarked on a journey together to tour the award winning show Brand New Ancients. The tour included 9 London venues including the Royal Opera House, Harrow Arts Centre, Lyric Hammersmith and Battersea Arts Centre, as well as 5 regional venues across the country from Contact in Manchester to Brighton Dome as well as heading to New York at St. Ann's Warehouse. In collaboration with director Joe Roberts, Battersea Arts Centre has produced three short films interpreting Kate's spoken word through moving image, which will be released across the tour. This is the second of the three part series. Part 3can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1kz-EyEzPA Directed by Joe Roberts Drawings by Mista Breakfast Movement and composition by Berkavitch. Produced by Battersea Arts Centre Brand New Ancients is written by Kate Tempest

Nir Paldi on Ballad of the Burning Star

Ballad of the Burning Star Battersea Arts Centre | 17 Feb - 8 Mar, 7.30pm | Tickets from £12 Book Now: http://www.bac.org.uk/ballad Nir Paldi, Artistic Director of Theatre Ad Infinitum, talks about how his experiences growing up in Israel inspired the show.

Battersea Arts Centre's Beatbox Academy present The Seven Ages of Man: The Making of Me

To find out more about our Beatbox Academy and the ways in which you could get involved head here: http://bit.ly/1bgcRDs Battersea Arts Centre's Beatbox Academy is a group of London's most talented young Beatboxers, vocalists and MC's aged 13-21.

The Making of Orpheus

Following popular and critical success, Orpheus returns 8 April - 17 May 2014. Little Bulb Theatre reveal their thoughts on the making of the show. BOOK TICKETS https://www.bac.org.uk/orpheus Set to a live score of hot club jazz, opera and French chanson, Orpheus is a musical re-imagining of the Greek myth. Be transported to 1930s Paris where legendary musician Django Reinhardt has been cast as the lead in a new production of Orpheus. Battersea Arts Centre's opulent Grand Hall will become a 1930s music hall, for a glamorous night out in a bygone era. A Little Bulb Theatre and Battersea Arts Centre co-production. Sponsored by Bloomberg Futures.

Orpheus Audience Reactions

Following popular and critical success, Orpheus returns 8 April - 17 May 2014. See what our audiences thought of the show last year. BOOK TICKETS https://www.bac.org.uk/orpheus Set to a live score of hot club jazz, opera and French chanson, Orpheus is a musical re-imagining of the Greek myth. Be transported to 1930s Paris where legendary musician Django Reinhardt has been cast as the lead in a new production of Orpheus. Battersea Arts Centre's opulent Grand Hall will become a 1930s music hall, for a glamorous night out in a bygone era. A Little Bulb Theatre and Battersea Arts Centre co-production. Sponsored by Bloomberg Futures.

Ballad of the Burning Star Trailer

Ballad of the Burning Star 17 Feb - 8 March | 7.30pm Book Now: https://www.bac.org.uk/ballad

The Good Neighbour

Book Now https://www.bac.org.uk/content/29759/see_whats_on/current_shows/tuck_in/the_good_neighbour A Battersea Arts Centre and Bloomberg Production

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166 Old Town Hall
Lavender Hill
Battersea
London
SW11 5TN

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