News & Opportunities

Writers and directors sat side by side in a long row on stage during the Q&A.

The Write Stage Showcase at the New Diorama Theatre

Posted on: 20 Feb 2018

Earlier this month, we concluded The Write Stage Project with a showcase of new work performed at the New Diorama Theatre.

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Group shot of six participants and a facilitator from the Unexpected project in 2016

Catalyst Small Grants 2018

Posted on: 16 Jan 2018

Extant is delighted to be one of the recipients of Arts Council England's Catalyst Small Grants awards announced today.

 

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Latest Participation News – Birmingham and Manchester

Posted on: 13 Nov 2017

Connect and Co revive their collection of sketches, Getting on with Life and Maria Oshodi leads a workshop for a group of students at RNC in Hereford.

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Catching the Ghost tours to Croatia!

Posted on: 12 Nov 2017

In October 2017 the Catching the Ghost team reconfigured and hit the road, and then the skies, to present our show at the 10th International Blind in Theatre or BIT Festival in Zagreb, hosted by New Life (Novi Zivot).

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Research opportunity with Extant

Posted on: 20 Jul 2017

Extant is seeking a researcher to assist us with an inquiry into the current state of integrated access provision in theatre.

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July 2017 - Participation Update

Posted on: 10 Jul 2017

Although our longer-term projects for the first part of the year have now come to an end, we've still been beavering away in Manchester and Birmingham!

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The Write Stage - Call for Participants

Posted on: 10 Jul 2017

We're searching for six visually impaired writers to take part in a new talent development project, The Write Stage.

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Arts Council NPO funding for Extant

Posted on: 27 Jun 2017

We are delighted to announce that Extant has received an increase in ACE funding for the next NPO period, 2018/22.

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New Spirit of Resistance legacy film!

Posted on: 6 Apr 2017

We have put together footage of last year's SOR workshops together with selected parts from 'the making of Resistance'.

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April 2017: Participation Updates

Posted on: 4 Apr 2017

The latest updates on projects in Birmingham and Manchester, including a theatre project with Awards for All and two new Sportivate programmes.

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Right to Write!

Posted on: 3 Apr 2017

Call out for participants to join a new visually impaired writers' meet up, supported by Extant.

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Catching the Ghost in Wandsworth and Brighton!

Posted on: 3 Apr 2017

We are excited to bring a new play to Wandsworth and Brighton fringe festivals this May.

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