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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Our new Chair of the Board: Mary Paterson

Introducing our new Chair of the Board, the lovely Mary Paterson

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Pathways—an end of term report

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Flight Paths—first block of rehearsals complete

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A Blind Bit of Difference—LIVE TONIGHT

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

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