Surtitles and Accessibility for the Stage - Chinook 2020

a workshop by Milane Pridmore-Franz

ATB Financial Arts Barns - Studio Theatre

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What are surtitles and how can they help make a performance accessible to those with a linguistic or hearing barrier? Among the numerous contexts into which surtitling has evolved since their initial use for opera performances in the 1980s, surtitles have now become a tool to make theatre performances accessible for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. This workshop will provide you with an overview of surtitling contexts. You will also gain a general understanding of the methods and processes of creating surtitles for theatre performances and beyond.


Offer What You Will

See that advance tickets are sold out online? Take your chance at the Box Office! We believe art is an exchange, and we believe everyone has something to contribute. Offer What You Will tickets are available for every performance at Chinook Series. You may offer any dollar amount you’re able to contribute, or you can offer other non-monetary ways of showing respect and mutual investment, such as tobacco, your own art, or a donation you feel the artist(s) will benefit from. Offer What You Will tickets are available in person at the Box Office on the day of the performance. No offer will be refused.

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