Britain's only professional performing arts company of visually impaired people is led by Artistic Director and CEO Maria Oshodi. Extant has become an innovation in arts management and creative practice, bringing a unique cultural perspective of visual impairment to broaden employment, training and consultancy through the Arts. Our 2014 production is The Chairs

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“Stunning and compelling” - The Chairs tour final week!

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Actors Heather and John sit listening to director Maria Oshodi, John is holding a mop, his prop in the play

Exclusive: The Chairs trailer

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A group of young participants plus a guide dog and project leaders, are gathered in a group smiling

Sidetracked is back

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I’m proud to be a patron of Extant, and feel inspired by the company’s ability put the talents of visually impaired artists to so creatively at the heart of its work, giving us a unique perspective on the arts.

Juliet Stevenson MBE, Extant patron