Pathways Directors Showcase – Zoom Watch Party
Posted on: 8 Feb 2022
Extant is delighted to invite you to the online Zoom showing of the Pathways Directors Showcase. This online event is a filmed screening of the live Pathways Directors showcase which originally took place on 28 January 2022 at the Cockpit. The screening is for anyone who missed the in-person showcase, those who’d like to view the works again, or […]
States of Mind
Posted on: 24 Sep 2021
Visually impaired Shakespearean director Christopher Hunter penetrated the dark heart of Shakespeare’s sensationally successful poem Venus and Adonis to create States of Mind, produced by Extant.
Movie Theatre: Daredevil
Posted on: 29 Jun 2021
We have been working with the 2003 Marvel film Daredevil in Movie Theatre, where we research playing with accessible film by taking the live audio described soundtrack and used it to direct blind actors to create a new live dramatic interpretation of the film.
Eye Say, Eye Say, Eye Say!
Posted on: 11 Sep 2020
I Say, what do you get when over a dozen visually impaired comedians congregate for some covert comedy?
Yes it’s Eye Say, Eye Say, Eye Say! At this year’s Bloomsbury Festival!
Join us on 17th October at 6 pm for a night of eye-watering comedy from our awesome range of visually impaired comedians who will actually be performing together and live-streamed to you from a top-secret location and offering 20/20 insights on their diverse experiences living in the capital!
Posted on: 21 Jul 2020
PC David Rathband was shot and blinded in Durham by escaped prisoner Raoul Moat in July 2010 – A decade on, in July 2020, Extant launched an interactive Zoom cast of ‘Rathband’ by writer Christopher Hogg, hosted by visually impaired actor, Robin Paley Yorke.
The Write Stage
Posted on: 20 Apr 2020
In October 2017, Extant paired seven writers with seven professional mentors for the Write Stage project. Over four months, participants worked together to develop seven individual pieces of new writing, which was presented by an integrated cast of visually impaired actors and directors in a live performance. Funded by Arts Council England and The Drapers’ […]
Posted on: 26 Oct 2019
Dance Stage was a program of dance classes open to all visually impaired adults at any level of experience or ability.
Posted on: 11 Sep 2019
Are you visually impaired and would you like to come along to drama sessions to have some fun, learn new skills and meet new people?
Then No Dramas! is just for you!
Spirit of Resistance
Posted on: 19 Jul 2016
An intergenerational project inspired by Extant's 2005 production of Resistance.
You can now watch the new legacy film (below) with behind-the-scenes footage from both the 2005 production and last year's commemorative project.
Unexpected: Youth Theatre 2016
Posted on: 17 May 2016
'Unexpected' was a four-month long project which culminated in a public performance exploring personal stories of sight loss.
Show Real Miracles
Posted on: 2 Apr 2015
Read about the project funded by Greater London Fund for the Blind in early 2015 that sparked this performers' gallery of show reels.
Posted on: 4 Jun 2014
A series of accessible dance workshops for visually impaired people funded by the Greater London Fund for the Blind.