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 was The Chairs

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2015 Disability Power List

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Extant are world leaders - at the forefront of excellence and debate about how audio-description might be integrated into performance. Nobody does it better.

Sarah Pickthall, artist