Blind and partially sighted people are potential theatregoers – we just need to persuade them that our events have something to offer. With 15% of VI people reluctant to engage with a leisure activity outside of the home, you’re going to have to work hard to get the message across. What people have said … … Read more Persuading non-attenders
What do patrons say they want? “A theatre experience approximating what it used to be like for me.” “To be able to enjoy the show like anyone else.” “I want to feel like I’ve seen the performance.” People with sensory impairments think a good theatregoing experience is one where they feel they have had an … Read more What motivates them?
Who’s it for? The primary target audience for audio description is visually impaired people. What does ‘visually impaired’ mean? The term visually impaired, or VI, can be used to cover a range of people with a very broad range of sight levels. Generally they are broken down into 2 groups: Blind Partially sighted Audio description … Read more Target audience