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Extant

Extant is Britain's leading professional performing arts company of visually impaired people. The company produces innovative theatre that brings a unique cultural perspective of visual impairment, and explores new creative territories. Extant tours nationally and delivers workshops with young people through its emerging youth theatre programme. Our funding contributes to core costs.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £83,048
  • 2013-2014: £138,105
  • 2014-2015: £90,748

Video feed

Flight Paths R&D November 2013

Excerpt from this collaborative piece of R&D by Extant, the UK's only professional performing arts company of visually impaired artists, Yellow Earth Theatre Company (British East Asian Theatre), and contemporary circus company Upswing. Flight Paths is inspired by the traditions of Japanese blind Biwa Hoshi players: four visually impaired artists will explore their personal stories of migration to the UK. The production will work with state-of-the-art audio technology and integrating audio description into the performance itself. Supported by UNLIMITED; celebrating the work of disabled artists.

Extant's 2014 production: The Chairs by Ionesco

Trailer for Ionesco's The Chairs in a unique interpretation by Extant, Britain's only professional performing arts company of visually impaired artists. Touring in spring 2014.

ZombieyeZ in Zagreb: Director's Interview

Artistic Director Maria Oshodi on the inspiration for Extant's blind Zombie movie, filmed in Zagreb. See the full film at www.extant.org.uk Originally told via blog at slobodapatient.me

ZombieyeZ in Zagreb: Credits

Credits for Extant's blind Zombie movie, filmed in Zagreb. See the full film at www.extant.org.uk Originally told via blog at slobodapatient.me

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ZombieyeZ in Zagreb Part Four: The Result

The shocking outcome of Professor Cudo's cure for blindness. Extant's blind Zombie movie filmed in Zagreb. See the full film at www.extant.org.uk Originally told via blog at slobodapatient.me

Zombieyez in Zagreb: Credits

Extant's blind Zombie movie filmed in Zagreb. See the full film at www.extant.org.uk Originally told via blog at slobodapatient.me

ZombieyeZ in Zagreb Part 3: The Clinic

Helen finally gets to meet the mysterious Professor Cudo, inventor of the cure for blindness, and the day of the medical trials arrives. Will Helen's sight be restored? Extant's blind Zombie movie filmed in Zagreb. Watch the full film at www.extant.org.uk Originally told via blog at slobodapatient.me

ZombieyeZ in Zagreb Part 2: Zagreb

Helen s some sight-seeing - but how much fun can it be when you're partially sighted? Extant's blind Zombie movie filmed in Zagreb. See the full movie at www.extant.org.uk Originally told via blog at slobodapatient.me

ZombieyeZ in Zagreb Part I: The Arrival

Helen touches down in Croatia and meets up with fellow patients Extant's blind Zombie movie filmed in Zagreb. See the full story at www.extant.org.uk Originally told via blog at slobodapatient.me

My turn

SlobodaPatient.me

After the clinic...

My thoughts on leaving the clinic today.

First patient out

I catch Larry Loo just as he leaves the treatment room

Jane, Tom, Debs & Dee Dee

More patients for the trials we hope will restore our sight. For more info see my blog SlobodaPatient.me

First call in

The first patient is called in to receive the treatment we hope will restore our sight. For more info see my blog SlobodaPatient.me

Outside the clinic

For more about the medical trials I hope will restore my sight see my blog SlobodaPatient.me

Today's the day!

My thoughts on the morning of the medical trials which I hope will restore my sight. For more info see my blog SlobodaPatient.me

Meet Professor Cudo

The man behind the medical trials which I hope will restore my sight! For more see my blog SlobodaPatient.me

Return to stone gates

Popped back to Zagreb old town to see the candles lit for the dead. For more on the medical trials I am taking part in out here to restore my sight see my blog SlobodaPatient.me

Zagreb #6 - A.G. Matos

A life sized statue of the poet in old town Zagreb. For more info on the medical trials I am taking part in to restore my sight read my blog SlobodaPatient.me

Zagreb tour #5 - national dress

A lady in Croatian national dress (apparently). For more info on the medical trials I am involved in to restore my sight see my blog SlobodaPatient.me

Zagreb tour #2

The lovely Nina offers to show me around the old town. For more info on the medical trials I'm taking part in to restore my sight see my blog, slobodapatient.me

Zagreb tour #4 St Mark's

This is apparently a beautiful old church with highly coloured tiles on the roof. For more about the medical trials I am taking part in over here to restore my sight see SlobodaPatient.me

Zagreb tour #1 - Jelacic Square

'Sightseeing' with a visual impairment can be a bit tiresome, but soon I'll be able to see this clearly! For more about the medical trials I'm taking part in to restore my sight see my blog slobodapatient.me

Stephen in Zagreb

Stephen seems to have a heavy heart about the medical trials but is clearly determined to go ahead. For more about the medical trials we're involved in to restore our sight, see my blog Slobodapatient.me

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Contact details

http://www.extant.org.uk

52-54
Kennington Oval

London
SE11 5SW

51.483238, -0.11556

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