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A wide landscape shot of two women on aerial silks mid-fall.
A black woman conversing to a group of seven others who are laughing at what she is saying.

Eye Say, Eye Say, Eye Say!

17 October 2020 live streamed at 6pm

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!

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From left to right, the Nigerian flag, the Indian flag and the UK flag.

Imagi-Nation!

10 September - 24 September

Extant has joined with Global Play Brigade to trial the first ever international improvisation project for visually impaired people over Zoom.

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A digitally animated drawing of a blind Japanese woman walking in an open landscape in close up. She is in side profile, wearing a purple and light blue kimono patterned with orange flowers. The background is shaded in muted browns, and a pale yellow sun looms in the horizon.

Flight Paths

17 August 2020 - Permanently available

Experience it now: http://flightpaths.extant.org.uk/ Flight Paths, our epic multimedia production inspired by the Goze – blind female performers of medieval Japan – is brought to life on screen for the first time in a new digital retelling, co-commissioned by The Space. Combining animation, aerial movement and creative audio description, Flight Paths is an interactive online […]

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A close up of a middle aged white man's face. His expression is haggard and his fingers touch his left cheek right below his eye.

Rathband

14 July 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.

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A group of eight workshop participants sitting in a circle on stage in a black box theatre. A man is sitting with legs crossed in the back with his hands in a 'what if' pose while the others sit crosslegged or on chairs with their attention to him

Pathways Directors Summer Online Masterclasses

Summer 2020

These three summer online workshops will offer our Pathways Directors the chance to explore stimuli, research accompanying themes and build ideas for our proposed face-to-face masterclass intensive in Autumn.

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Three woman standing in a circle facing one another. The woman in the centre has her hands drawn to her head, while the woman on the left takes a step towards her.

No Dramas!

Monthly

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 Dramas! is just for you!

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