Friday 10 June at 8pm - Auslan interpreted Performance
Auslan interpretation service is provided for audiences who are deaf and use Australian Sign Language (Auslan). Experienced Auslan interpreters stand to the side of the stage and translate what the speakers are saying into Auslan. A block of seats is reserved for users of this service to ensure a good view of the interpreter and the stage.
Bookings for accessibility performances are available via phone on (02) 9250 7777 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday 10 June at 8pm - Audio Described Performance with pre-show Tactile Tour at 7pm
Audio Described by company member and key artist who wrote the screenplay. Audio Description is a live commentary of the visual elements of a performance which is relayed via a free headset and receiver linked to the FM radio system. Tactile tours allow patrons who are blind or have low vision to have a hands-on experience. Patrons are given access to costumes, props and stage set in order to capture the atmosphere of the work. Tactile tours occur before the performance.
If you wish to be book a ticket for the Audio Described Performance please phone the Contact Centre on 02 9250 7777 or email email@example.com.
Saturday 11 June at 8pm - Relaxed Performance
Relaxed performances are open to everyone including people who are autistic, people with disabilities that create sensory sensitivities and anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed environment. There is an open door policy allowing for movement in and out of the venue and staff will be able to direct patrons who require a quiet, low sensory space to a suitable location in the foyer area. A social story is provided in advance for reference about the journey to the venue and the elements of the show itself.
Access FAQ's answered about the show.
Download Social Story here
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