Access and Inclusion Program

Access and Inclusion Program

Windmill is committed to ensuring it provides opportunities for people with disabilities to access and engage in the company’s range of performances and activities.

In 2019 the following productions will include accessible programming:
Baba Yaga
Girl Asleep

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

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 2018 the following performances will feature audio description, provided by Access2Arts:

GIRL ASLEEP
Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Saturday 21 September, 2pm (General public session)
Audio Description services are available for school performances on demand – contact access@windmill.org.au to request.

Touch Tour

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 2019 the following performances will feature touch tours, commencing one hour before the performance:

GIRL ASLEEP
Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Saturday 21 September, 2pm (Tour commences 1pm)
Touch Tour services are available for school performances on demand – contact access@windmill.org.au to request.

Deaf and hard of hearing

Assistive Listening

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.

Sign Interpreting

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 2019 the following performances will feature Auslan interpretation, provided by Communication Republic:

GIRL ASLEEP
Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
Saturday 21 September, 2pm (General public session)
Auslan Interpretation services are available for school performances on demand – contact access@windmill.org.au to request.

Auslan - About Windmill

Learn more about Windmill Theatre Co in this Auslan interpreted video from Leigh-Anne and Communication Republic.

Thank you to our partner

Windmill’s Access and Inclusion Program is proudly supported by the Thyne Reid Foundation

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