News & Opportunities

A black woman in sunglasses sits smiling as she joins in with a Zumba class from a chair

Visually impaired dance on film

Posted on: 14 Dec 2014

Don't miss our film documenting the fantastic impact of our 2014 'I dance' project for visually impaired participants.

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2015 Disability Power List

Posted on: 20 Oct 2014

Maria Oshodi, Extant's Artistic Director, has been recognised on the 2015 Disability Power 100 List.

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Male dancer dressed as Edward Scissorhands with blade-like fingers hugs a female dancer dressed in white

Dance, dance wherever you may be….

Posted on: 13 Oct 2014

Take part in an Extant and Sadlers Wells dance participation day for visually impaired people, in January 2015

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In rehearsal, five young people stand in a diagonal line, holding scripts. Their arms are gestured outwards and their mouths are open, as if talking to someone beyond the camera.

Access to Acting with RADA

Posted on: 13 Oct 2014

A fun taster workshop for disabled young people to find out more about acting takes place in December.

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Showcase your talents!

Posted on: 18 Sep 2014

Sign up now for Show Reel: an exciting new project for visually impaired adults to create a showcase for your performance or creative skills

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Job Opportunity: Trainee Arts Administrator

Posted on: 30 Jul 2014

Extant has a new job opportunity for a visually impaired person to join our team. Closing date 8 September

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A white female aerialist hangs from two bolts of red silks strung from the ceiling. A Japanese viola player is playing

Aerial R&D takes flight

Posted on: 22 Jul 2014

Flight Paths, Extant's ground-breaking collaboration with Upswing and Yellow Earth Theatre exploring aerial movement, music, narrative and live description, will begin its next phase of development this November with funding from UNLIMITED.

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All the Radio Play participants and staff group together

Join our Youth Theatre

Posted on: 20 Jul 2014

Sign up for Extant's London-based visually impaired Youth Theatre for 16 to 30-year-olds

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Extant on Insight Radio

Posted on: 1 Jul 2014

A podcast by Insight Radio taking an insider's peek at our 2014 'I dance' programme for visually impaired adults.

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National Portfolio success

Posted on: 1 Jul 2014

Extant is delighted that on 1 July the success of our application for Arts Council England National Portfolio funding 2015/18 was announced.  

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A row of six haptic lotuses - robotic devices - are glowing in the dark

Fundraising stars: help us shine!

Posted on: 26 Jun 2014

 Extant seeks a trust and foundations expert to support major bids to fund our exciting programme of innovative performance and participation.

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The Orator and the Old Woman: two characters from the play

The Chairs: new galleries and reviews!

Posted on: 16 Jun 2014

Check out new galleries of production shots for our spring tour of Ionesco's The Chairs, plus reviews of the show and audience feedback from our London dates

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