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.

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Burlesque image of Heather in a grotesque half mask, peering from behind a curtain.

Integrated access… is it working? Video now available

Miss the event at UCL? Catch up now on our Facebook page...

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Burlesque image of Heather in a grotesque bodysuit with prosthetic boobs, a protruding half mask, rubber gloves and bright red pursed lips

Integrated access… is it working?

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Tim in a black box space, dressed casually and facing forward, his hands in his pockets.

The first ever Tim Gebbels Bursary winners!

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Three female team members sat working at desks in the Extant office, and poster from the Flatland production on the opposite wall.

Job opportunity: Pathways Programme Manager

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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