Accessibility


AN ACCESSIBLE FESTIVAL



Oriente Occidente Dance Festival’s doors have never been so open!

For a few years the festival is committed to inclusive projects, where artists with and without disability create together unique shows, with a new aesthetic, promoting research into the rich aesthetic and artistic variety that diversity can offer audiences.

But not only, the Festival wants to give an audience with different abilities the possibility to participate to the events.

How?


AN ACCESSIBLE WEBSITE

Up on the right of this website are three standard icons for accessibility which make the contents available to all users.

    Increases / Decreases the typeface of the webpage.

   Increases / Decreases the contrast of the webpage.

   Increases / Decreases the link visibility of the webpage.

 

EASY TO READ

Some shows in the website disposes of an EASY TO READ description. EASY TO READ is a simplified presentation, which makes the contents more available. The project has been made thanks to the collaboration with association ANFFAS Trentino Onlus. 

   EASY TO READ

To know more click here


LARGE PRINT

For all the shows a LARGE PRINT presentation is available, with large typefaces to make the contents accessible to visually impaired or with vison problems people.

 

ACCESSIBILITY FOR DEAF PEOPLE

SUBPAC


The show Les Ondes Gravitationnelles by the French company Retouramont, in program the 7th and the 8th of September at Progetto Manifattura, will be accessible for an audience of deaf people. The project is a test of Oriente Occidente Dance Festival and ENS – Ente Nazionale Sordi Trento with the support of Virtual Gaming Centres.

During Les Ondes Gravitationnelles, a vertical dance show with a strong visual impact, some technical devices will be given to the deaf audience. These devices, similar to backpacks, will produce vibrations following the rhythm of the music and of the performance. Subpac, this is the name of the backpack, will make the show completely accessible.

TRANSLATION IN THE ITALIAN SIGN LANGUAGE


The open rehearsal of the French company Retouramont, the 5th of September in Progetto Manifattura at 5pm, and the presentation of the book Altri Corpi / Nuove Danze by Andrea Porcheddu, the 5th of September at 7pm at the Urban Center, will be completely accessible.

The events will be in fact open to all type of audience, deaf or not, thanks to a simultaneous translation in the Italian Sign Language, in collaboration with ENS – Ente Nazionale Sordi Trento.

 

ACCESSIBLITY IN THE PRACTICE

This year at the Festival there will be three workshops open to everyone, able and disabled: the workshop Frippery by the English company Stopgap, the workshop Soma by the Czech choreographer Martin Talaga and the workshop Azione Danzata. Laboratorio di un Teatro Fisico by Michela Lucenti, Maurizio Camilli and Emanuela Serra.

 

VENUES AND SHOWS ACCESSIBILITY

All the venues of the Festival are accessible. The theatres have accessible entrances to seating. Lobbies, restrooms and designed accessible parking is conveniently situated in the nearby.

The studios have accessible entrances with an elevator to the locker rooms, restrooms and shower.

Teatro Zandonai, Auditorium Melotti, Teatro alla Cartiera and Teatro Sociale have dedicated wheelchair spaces.


   Accessible activity

 

TICKETING AND ADMISSION POLICY FOR DISABLED PEOPLE

To book tickets at the Disabled concessionary rate please call +39 0464 431660 (from 2pm to 6pm) or send an email to festival@orienteoccidente.it

If you have any questions, suggestions or would like to receive additional information about accessibility please contact us at festival@orienteoccidente.it