As part of Inclusive Theater(s) project, co-funded by the Creative Europe program, ATER Fondazione promotes, in collaboration with “Centro Diego Fabbri”, an online training course on inclusive practices to be implemented in theaters to facilitate the participation of the visually impaired audience.
Valeria Illuminati, PHD will guide the participants, through a series of four webinars, to discover European good practices and the technical and technological possibilities to involve the blind public in theatrical performances.
The working language will be English.
PROGRAM:
• Accessibility and cultural accessibility, the legislative framework in Europe
November 20, 3.00 PM (CET – Italian Time)
• Accessibility of live events: who, what, when and how?
November 27, PM (CET – Italian Time)
• Making a live event accessible: different perspectives (user, audio describer, theatre manager)
December 4th, 3.00 PM (CET – Italian Time)
• How innovation and technology can help improve AD services
11 December, 3.00 PM (CET – Italian Time)
The second part of the course will focus on the social inclusion of the hearing impaired audience and will be held by the Greek Association THE.AMA. (http://www.theamatheater.gr) between February and May 2021.
Deadline for registration: Wednesday 18 November.
COSTS:
Participation in the course is totally free for participants, but places are limited. It is therefore highly recommended to register well in advance.
PARTICIPANTS
The course is aimed at actors, theater directors, theater managers, stage managers, cultural operators and managers, and in general all those who intend to deepen their knowledge of how to make theatrical performances inclusive for the visually impaired audience.
Participants will also have the opportunity to share ideas and experiences with colleagues from all over Europe, in particular Italy, Greece, Portugal, United Kingdom, Serbia and Spain.
Info: alessandro.ameli@ater.emr.it
To apply, please fill in the online form:
https://forms.gle/xTWvz461v2Uz8yFh6
NB: All activities will take place online, on ATER Foundation’s Cisco Webex platform, which will only be accessible by invitation.