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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Maria Nominated for a WOW Women in Creative Industries Award

Southbank Centre announces shortlist for WOW Women in Creative Industries Awards

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Writers and directors sat side by side in a long row on stage during the Q&A.

The Write Stage Showcase at the New Diorama Theatre

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Group shot of six participants and a facilitator from the Unexpected project in 2016, warming up before a public sharing of their work

Catalyst Small Grants 2018

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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.

We are recruiting for an Administrator!

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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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