The Chairs Spring 2016 Tour on sale

The Chairs flyer. The Old man and Old Woman sit at opposite ends of a row of chairs, each looking to their side away from the other.

Book your tickets now for Extant’s unique interpretation of this classic text, a fully accessible performance touring April 2016.

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Finding Flatland goes viral

rows of goggles with mirrored lenses on a table

Extant has produced a touring demonstration of some of the incredible sensory effects pioneered in our 2015 FLATLAND haptic adventure, and news about about the project's Animotus has gone viral online.

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Could you be an Extant trainer?

A room from above, with a circle of participants taking part in a warm up game

Train the Trainers is a course for emerging or experienced visually impaired professionals who would like to join Extant's cohort of skilled awareness trainers.

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Join Extant’s youth theatre

Black and white shot of a young girl running along a deserted station platform

Join us! Extant is seeking young visually impaired people aged 18-30 for our new youth theatre project, Unexpected, starting in January 2016.

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Extant Physical Theatre Programme: Birmingham

A young woman with red coloured weave in her long hair gestures with both arms out to the side

Sign up for new weekly sessions for young people exploring physical theatre, at Queen Alexandra College, Birmingham.

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Birmingham and Manchester participation programme

A man crawls athletically across the floor, back to camera, moving towards a man who stands, holding a drum. Other participants look on

Extant are currently engaging with individuals in Birmingham and Manchester areas to connect to our participation programme from January 2016.

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Extant’s immersive cinema experience

A woman in doctor's outfit and face mask sits busy behind a desk on which a sign reads Dr Watt

Maria Oshodi reports back on Extant's first immersive cinema event in December 2015, and the next date to attend a screening of the brilliant Z eyeZ film.

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Blind & partially sighted actors WANTED

Headshot of a young woman with long hair and the title You & Me

Extant are promoting several current opportunities for visually impaired actors on behalf of independent film makers and directors.

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Extant is casting! Audition callout

Logo with the words The Chairs By Eugene Ionesco

Callout for visually impaired actors: auditions for our upcoming national tour of The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco

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A warrior, brother, friend remembered

Lynn Manning and Maria Oshodi pictured in Los Angeles

A tribute to Lynn Manning by Maria Oshodi.

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ComBUStion this Sunday!

A bus interior, the passengers watch three performers with white sticks singing in the aisle

This family-friendly performance is being billed as a highlight of this year's Liberty festival on 26 July, which celebrates Deaf and disability arts.

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A bus conductor in uniform and cap uses a white cane to point up at the side of a double deck bus

Extant's latest commission, a bus ride with a difference, will be unveiled at Liberty Festival on 26 July 2015.

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Car Man sensory dance experience at Sadler’s Wells

A man stands on top of two retro cars, straddling the hoods, one hand held up

The next free day of dance for visually impaired audiences takes place on 8 August around the show, Car Man.

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Don’t miss Ebony Rose and Ping Wing

A young black man in drag - red wig, pink shirt, long black skirt - shakes hands with an older black male character wearing a hat

Two visually impaired performers are premiering a new show on the Camden Fringe after meeting at Extant's Show Real performance.

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Extant at Sight Village Birmingham

Extant is delighted to be taking part at Sight Village Birmingham this week, to launch our new Midlands-based participation programme.

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