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Audio Describer for Live Theatre

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Audio Describer for Live Theatre


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Audio Description is an accessibility tool that enhances a theatre performance or other visual event for people with vision loss. Description can also be beneficial to enhance literacy and comprehension among sighted patrons. An Audio Description volunteer describes the visual elements of a performance, display or event using succinct, colorful language. You might call it play by play for your favorite play! Describers will describe sets, costumes, action and visual jokes as they happen. This is done without talking over the actors on stage, except in VERY rare instances. We also read program notes and describe the performance facility. Describers are sometimes sent in pairs, other time


Pass audition, continuing training, has own transportation, attend two performances per assigned des

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