Accessibility

ASL Interpreted Performances (American Sign Language)

The eat your heART out Cabaret on Feb 14, 8pm (Metro Studio) is American Sign Language interpreted.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Friendly Performances

Sat February 8, 9pm – The Darlings is a highly visual show with music and minimal spoken elements (there are two spoken word sections and the text for these is projected onto a screen).  This performance does include bright/flashing lights and moments of dark or blackout.

Low Vision Friendly Performances 

Thurs February 13, 8:00pm + Sat February 15, 7:00pm (Metro Studio) – Pearle Harbour’s Agit-Pop! Note – Agit-Pop! is in the early stages of active research to improve the experience of our shows for Blind and low vision audiences. The artist is working with community consultants to develop integrated audio description and welcomes feedback throughout the process. This performance includes water based haze and bright lights.

Venue Information

All OUTstages venues are wheelchair accessible and have accessible, gender inclusive washrooms. At the Metro Studio, ask a staff member gain access to the accessible washroom. Priority seating is available at both venues. To arrange priority seating, contact Sammie (email or phone: 250 383 2663).

Venue Visual Guides

Visual stories are available for both OUTstages venues. These venue guides use pictures and text to help you prepare for your visit to Intrepid Theatre Club or the Metro Studio. They include photos so you can get to know the space, and information on what to expect when you come to a show.

Youth OUTreach Ticket Program

OUTstages has a Youth OUTreach ticket program that provides free tickets for queer and allied youth 25 years and under. Click here for details and to register.

Support Persons and Sighted Guides

Intrepid Theatre is a member of the Access 2 Program and welcomes people with disabilities who are accompanied by a personal support person or sighted guide. Where an individual with a paid ticket requires a support person or sighted guide, admission for the support person or sighted guide is free. Use the promo code ACCESS2 to get a second free ticket online or in person at Ticket Rocket (1050 Meares St. 10am-5pm Mon-Fri).

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome in all areas of our venues that are open to the public. Please advise the box office when you purchase your tickets.

Audience Warnings 

Please see individual show pages for audience age restrictions, content, and warnings. Some performances may contain effects such as strobe lighting and haze.

In the Community

If you are searching out accessible performances in the community, check out the Canadian College of Performing Arts for Relaxed Performances, the Belfry Theatre for audio described performances and Relaxed Performances, the Phoenix Theatre for ASL interpreted performances, Theatre SKAM’s SKAMpede for ASL interpreted and audio described performances, and Embrace Arts Foundation for all access modalities. 

As we continue to develop our accessibility program, we welcome any feedback and suggestions you may have. Please contact Sammie Gough, Producer via email or phone (250 383 2663).

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