When booking tickets through BASS please inform ticketing staff of any Access requirements to ensure that suitable seating is allocated or other necessary arrangements are made.
We also encourage you to sign up with Access2Arts for regular updates and offers to accessible arts events.
Blind and Vision Impaired
Audio description makes the visual verbal for people who are blind or vision impaired. An Audio Describer delivers a live commentary via a personal headset providing information on the visual elements of a performance as it unfolds.
Please request headsets when booking to ensure availability. Headsets can be collected in the foyer from one hour prior to show time.
In 2021 the following performances will feature audio description, provided by Access2Arts:
AMPHIBIAN Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Saturday 25 September, 5pm
Audio Description services are available for school performances on demand – contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request.
Touch tours are a guided or tactile tour prior to a live performance, where patrons with vision impairments may touch selected props and set pieces.
In 2020 the following performances will feature touch tours, commencing one hour before the performance:
Assistive Listening Systems can be used to amplify or enhance sound quality and eliminate background noice. All theatres at the Adelaide Festival Centre are fitted with assistive listening technology.
When booking please ensure you notify BASS staff that you require assistive listening devices and provide your contact details. Headsets can be collected in the foyers of the venue near the box office. Headsets are available for collection from one hour prior to show time.
During an Auslan interpreted performance, an interpreter stands in a clearly visible location to the audience, and interprets the spoken word and sound effects for Deaf patrons who require Auslan.
When booking please ensure you notify BASS staff that you are seeing an interpreted performance so they can provide the best seating for you to see the interpreter.
In 2020 the following performances will feature Auslan interpretation, provided by Communication Republic: