Accessibility at Sydney Festival 2016
In 2016, Sydney Festival has strived to make its program accessible to all through a variety of accessible performance options.
The Sydney Festival is Australia’s premier arts and cultural festival and a highlight of the city’s vibrant annual events calendar.
Each January, it features a variety of music, theatre, dance and other events that take place in locations across Sydney such as the Sydney Opera House, Carriageworks, Riverside Theatres and The Famous Spiegeltent.
The Sydney Festival regularly attracts audiences of over 560,000 people, including more than 400,000 who enjoy free events as part of the program.
Sydney Festival are committed to ensuring Festival events are accessible to every member of the audience, including people with a disability and those with accessibility support requirements.
There is a broad and complex range of accessibility considerations that the Festival strives to meet, and it remains committed to providing dignified access to its program of events and communications.
This year Sydney Festival are delighted to present an exciting range of accessible events including:
- Auslan interpreted
- audio described
- relaxed performances
- unique sensory installations.
For further information on accessibility at Sydney Festival, visit sydneyfestival.org.au/access
Arts NSW is the principal Government Partner of Sydney Festival.
Published: 8 December 2015