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Live Audiodescription

Audiodescription enables blind and partially sighted people to discover live dance through the words of audiodescribers. The oral description of the work, a tactile visit and a talk back with the artists allow to enjoy dance in a different way.

Shows in live audiodescription

Schedule

6:30 p.m.: Spectator welcome and technology support
7:15 p.m.: Presentation workshop, entrance to hall
8 p.m.: Essence show, Ballets Jazz Montréal (90 minutes including intermission)
9:40 p.m.: Meet the artists and the audio-describer
10:30 p.m.: End of event

Rate

$20 / ticket (taxes and service charges included). Free for the accompanying person.

Equipment required

You need a smartphone and a pair of headphones. Danse-Cité can provide smartphones for those who don't have one. You can download the Sennheiser application before you come.

For more information or to register

Contact Maud Mazo-Rothenbühler, Director of Business Development at Danse-Cité at communication@danse-cite.org or by phone at 514 525-3595

Past audiodescription shows

2023/2024

Ballets Jazz Montréal
ESSENCE
Crystal Pite, Aszure Barton, Ausia Jones

Thursday, September 28, 2023
Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts

Live audiodescription by Enora Rivière and Caroline Charbonneau.

Ballets Jazz Montréal - ESSENCE

2022/2023

Compagnie Marie Chouinard
«M»
Marie Chouinard

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts

Live audiodescription by Enora Rivière and Caroline Charbonneau.

Marie Chouinard - «M»

2021/2022

Alan Lake Factori[e]
L'effritement des parades

Alan Lake

Saturday, October 23, 2021
Cinquième Salle, Place des Arts

The very first choreographic performance with audio description at Place des Arts' Cinquième Salle. Live audio description by Enora Rivière, Georges-Nicolas Tremblay, Caroline Charbonneau and Letizia Binda-Partensky, under the supervision of Valérie Castan.

Alan Lake Factori[e] - L'effritement des parades