News & Opportunities

Absurd dramatist Eugene Ionesco rests his head on a pile of manuscript and journals

East London Writers Project

Posted on: 24 Feb 2016

Take part in an exciting new workshop series on Absurd Writers, running at Stratford Circus in March and April to coincide with Extant's upcoming tour of The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco.

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The Chairs Spring 2016 Tour on sale

Posted on: 19 Jan 2016

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

Posted on: 18 Jan 2016

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?

Posted on: 11 Dec 2015

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

Posted on: 11 Dec 2015

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

Posted on: 11 Dec 2015

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

Posted on: 11 Dec 2015

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

Posted on: 8 Dec 2015

Zombie EyeZ in Zagreb receives two unique-style premieres, first at BIT Festival in Croatia and then in London. 

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

Blind & partially sighted actors WANTED

Posted on: 20 Oct 2015

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

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The words

Extant is casting! Audition callout

Posted on: 25 Sep 2015

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

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Lynn Manning and Maria Oshodi pictured in Los Angeles

A warrior, brother, friend remembered

Posted on: 7 Aug 2015

A tribute to Lynn Manning by Maria Oshodi.

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ComBUStion this Sunday!

Posted on: 24 Jul 2015

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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