Various groups of people sitting and standing in the Stratford foyer. Centre: an older woman  and access worker in covnersation.


No drama - Ade, Michelle and Myah stand in a circle facing one another, michelle with her hands drawn to her head and ade taking a step towards her

No Dramas!

September 26th, October 24th, November 21st 2019, 6-8pm

Are you visually impaired and would you like to come along to drama sessions that are designed to have some fun, learn new skills and meet new people?

Then No Drama’s is just for you!

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A group of older women sit around a table in the foyer at Stratford Arts Centre talking to a younger access worker.

Spirit of Resistance

January - June 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.

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A member of the group sits in the rehearsal space with Shane (director) as he casts his hands out wide with his glasses in one hand.

Unexpected: Youth Theatre 2016

January - April 2016

'Unexpected' was a four-month long project which culminated in a public performance exploring personal stories of sight loss.

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Group photo of participants in the project

Show Real Miracles

Early 2015

Read about the project funded by Greater London Fund for the Blind in early 2015 that sparked this performers' gallery of show reels.

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An older white man and middle eastern woman are in ballroom dance hold

‘I dance’


A series of accessible dance workshops for visually impaired people funded by the Greater London Fund for the Blind.

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Writer Louise Jenkins leans over to talk to a participant who is wearing headphones

Radio Play

June - September 2013

 A radio drama and script-writing project for visually impaired young adults aged from 18 to 30, which ran from June to September 2013.

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Forum 4 Us group in a line

Forum 4Us

April & May 2012

A forum theatre project for visually impaired young adults aged 15-30, ran in April and May 2012.

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Jonny Kirin and Sandy Plate Spinning

Magic Workshop

July 2011

Extant held a beginners guide to magic on Saturday 2 July 2011 at the Oval House Theatre.

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The words of a script can be read on a laptop screen over someone's shoulder in the workshop

Writing Stage

Autumn 2010

In the autumn of 2010 and winter of 2011 Extant ran a 10 week performance writing programme called ‘Writing Stage’, for visually impaired writers at any level of experience.

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If you would like to take part in future projects with Extant then please contact Jodie Stus (Participation Programme Manager) at

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