News & Opportunities

Group photo of the Chairs winners Louise

Success at the SMA’s!

Posted on: 4 Jul 2016

Congratulations to The Chairs technical team who were highly commended at the Stage Management Awards!

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Two pairs of venue staff lead one another in a sighted guiding exercise in the foyer at mac Birmingham.

Regional Hub Building Programme: Manchester and Birmingham update

Posted on: 1 Mar 2016

 Extant recently visited and delivered a full days training to staff at mac Birmingham and The Lowry Salford in February 2016. 

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Extant Physical Theatre Programme: Manchester

Posted on: 1 Mar 2016

Extant's first participation programme for young people in Manchester, hosted by The Lowry Salford, has officially begun.

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Whole group shot of the Train the Trainer participants with course leaders Tim and Steph

Train the Trainer

Posted on: 26 Feb 2016

Earlier this month a group of visually impaired participants took part in Extant's professional development course: Train the Trainer. 

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Two youth theatre participants turn to face another (out of shot) with a surprised expression on their faces.

Expect the Unexpected: Youth Theatre Project

Posted on: 26 Feb 2016

Extant Youth Theatre's 'Unexpected' Project commenced in January with a dynamic group who meet every Saturday at the Courtyard Theatre in Hoxton

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Spirit of Resistance: update

Posted on: 24 Feb 2016

Extant has commenced its intergenerational creative project for visually impaired people exploring the life and legacy of World War II blind French Resistance leader, Jacques Lusseyran.

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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 flyer. The Old man and Old Woman sit at opposite ends of a row of chairs

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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