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Extant and Yellow Earth present Flight Paths
5 Feb – 6 March, 2019
Flight Paths is the first ever co-production from Extant, the UK’s leading theatre company of visually impaired people, and Yellow Earth, the UK’s award-winning British East Asian theatre company. It brings together playwright Glen Neath (The Ring, Seance), movement specialist Vicki Amedume from Upswing, surround-sound technologist Tarim and filmmaker Terry Braun to deliver a dynamic and innovative piece of theatre.Read more
Catching the Ghost – Wandsworth and Brighton Fringe festivals
Originally commissioned as a piece for Guide Dogs week last year, we developed and produced Chris Campion's show CATCHING THE GHOST for Wandsworth and Brighton fringe festivals in May 2017.Read more
The Chairs 2016
In Spring 2016, Extant remounted its production of The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco, originally conceived in 2014, for a tour that travelled to venues in Harlow, Birmingham, Manchester and London.Read more
Extant has led a first and second phase investigation into haptic technology and immersive performance in ‘The Question’ and ‘Flatland’. Learn more about these innovative projects hereRead more
2015 and ongoing
‘ComBUStion’ was conceived by one of Extant’s visually impaired artists and developed into a performance exploration between Extant in collaboration with playful public realm arts company, Bureau of Silly Ideas (BOSI)Read more
Our 2014 spring tour was of Ionesco's tragic farce, The Chairs, in a translation by Martin Crimp. Our unique interpretation featured visually impaired cast and director, as well as innovative set and sound design.Read more
For its 15 year anniversary, Extant, the UK’s only professional performing arts company of visually impaired people, presents Sheer.
Extant takes its company of outstanding blind artists and blends burlesque, comedy and horror, to create a thrilling and unique moment where immersion meets experience.
Riding the rhythm on customised tandems, Extant presents a musical theatre performance as never seen or heard before!Read more
A site specific outdoor promenade performance involving story telling, live music, visual art and a 16 speaker spatialised sound scape performed at Greenwich and Trafalgar Square.Read more
Effing and Blinding! Cabaret
A flexible fascinating and fun Cabaret act performed anywhere, anytime for anyone… for a price!Read more
The Cast Party
Background More and more these days, ‘access’ is the name of the game, and as visually impaired people, we find that if there is provision made for us in this respect it usually focuses on making information accessible, buildings accessible or the art product inside these buildings, like plays, films or exhibitions accessible through audio […]Read more
The Premiere UK tour of blind African American playwright, poet, actor and athlete, Lynn Manning in his one man autobiographical show.Read more
Extant’s ground breaking innovative physical theatre production based on the life of teenage blind French resistance leader Jacques Lusseyran, touring nationally and internationally.Read more
Zeros And Nils
Extant produces the first-ever use of audio description and simultaneous language translation in their premiere of Croatia’s New Life theatre, who tour the UK in Zeros and Nils by D.I. Harms.Read more