Britain's leading 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 latest project was a spring 2016 re-tour of Ionesco's The Chairs.

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Picture of Spirit of Resistance participants sitting around a large table examining and talking about relics from the 2nd world war

New Spirit of Resistance legacy film!

We have put together footage of last year's SOR workshops together with selected parts from 'the making of Resistance'.

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Shot of two women standing opposite one another, each with their left arm outstretched and hand on the other's shoulder, smiling.

April 2017: Participation Updates

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Black and white image of a woman sitting at her laptop (on desk). On the screen is text in large font. She is gesturing with her left hand

Right to Write!

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Chis, dressed in black, stands in the spotlight next to 2nd performer Steve while they perform at the Scoop in London bridge.

Catching the Ghost in Wandsworth and Brighton!

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Not only is [artistic director Maria Oshodi] someone to watch, she is someone who should be applauded.

The Stage