Use this section for details of our access policy, guidelines and services we offer.
You can also download Graeae’s Media Language Guide for advice on language and the social model of disability. Visit our Resources page
Graeae is committed to inclusive working practice for the artists and staff with which we work, and an accessible theatrical experience for our audiences.
We achieve this through collaboration and consultation with disabled artists and staff. For each project and working situation, we provide bespoke access solutions e.g. confirming wheelchair accessible venues for productions and workshops, coordinating the provision of access support workers and British Sign Language interpreters, or arranging adaptive technology to facilitate the creative process.
Graeae pioneered the ethos of ‘aesthetics of access’ and is committed to continued ways of evolving this artistic practice.
Access is a basic right and requirement, a continually evolving methodology that enhances the theatrical and professional landscape; accessibility enables theatre practitioners and audiences to create, engage with and enjoy our work.
Graeae provides practical and creative access guidance including information on:
- Access support in the creative environment
- Code of conduct when working with D/deaf or disabled people for the first time
- Best practice terminology
- A list of formatted materials for our employees and audience members
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Graeae provides consultation to a wide variety of organisations and individuals on access provision and access-related queries. We advise on access in relation to drama workshops and theatrical production, as well as employment-related issues such as Access to Work in the creative industries.
To find BSL interpreters in your area go to the Association of Sign Language Interpreters.
Information about Access to work can be found at Direct.gov.uk. The full details are here.
Information on creating materials (print, electronic) accessible to visually impaired and blind people, from the RNIB website.