News & Opportunities

A woman runs her hands over the mask of another woman

Enhance - access doesn’t have to be complicated or costly [Updated]

Posted on: 13 Jul 2018

Everything you always wanted to know about access but were afraid to ask.

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Tom Skelton looking over dark glasses dressed in a beige trench and black trilby

Visually impaired comedians do stand-up in a brewery

Posted on: 10 Jul 2018

Visually impaired comedians Tom Skelton and Douglas Walker preview their shows Blind Eye Spy and Of Christmas Past ahead of the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe

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Until We Get More Black Actors On Screens, We Should Work With Those Like Natalie Dormer Who Get It

Posted on: 6 Jul 2018

In her new film In Darkness, Dormer portrays a black pianist – she was keen to do so sensitively and accurately

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A close up shot of woman in a burlesque costume wearing a mask.  It has large eyes with painted on eyelashes and hugely inflated red lips.

Integrated access… is it working? Video now available

Posted on: 15 Jun 2018

Miss the event at UCL? Catch up now on our Facebook page…

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Tim in a black box space

The first ever Tim Gebbels Bursary winners! [Updated]

Posted on: 18 May 2018

Thanks to the generosity of our friends and supporters, The Tim Gebbels Bursary has funded 14 artistic projects. 

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Three female team members sat working at desks in the Extant office

Job opportunity: Pathways Programme Manager

Posted on: 26 Mar 2018

Would you like to be a part of our dynamic team? Extant is looking for a brilliant and experienced individual to manage the delivery of a new initiative in 2018.

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A landscape photo of Victoria, a Nigerian woman, Takashi, a Japanese man and Amelia, an Italian American woman. The three stand in a line, walking towards the camera between two airport moving walkways

Flight Paths

Posted on: 21 Mar 2018

*** Scheduled departure time: Spring 2019***

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WOW logo: white letters on an exploding red star

Maria Nominated for a WOW Women in Creative Industries Award

Posted on: 20 Feb 2018

Southbank Centre announces shortlist for WOW Women in Creative Industries Awards

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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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picture of participants taking part in the RNC workshop with Maria Oshodi

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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picture of the Extant team in the Vidra theatre bar for the end of BIT festival celebrations

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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