Auckland Arts Festival 2015 is pleased to announce three of its shows will offer accessibility features for blind/deaf audience members.
PLEASE NOTE: THESE EVENTS ARE NOT CAPTIONED, NZSL ONLY
The 8 March performance of Hīkoi will be audio described and interpreted, with a touch tour commencing at 2:30 pm, while the 9 March performance of The Mooncake and the Kūmara will also be audio described and interpreted, with a touch tour at 5.00 pm.
Finally, the 17 March performance of the Festival’s sizzling circus / cabaret, LIMBO, will be audio described, with a touch tour starting at 6.00 pm.
Click here for more information about booking one of these audio described or interpreted shows.
You can also visit the AAF website, or the Festival brochure, both of which include the following icons indicating signed and described performances:
Hīkoi | The Mooncake and the Kūmara | LIMBO
Hīkoi: Rangatira, Q Theatre
The Mooncake and the Kūmara: Loft, Q Theatre
LIMBO: Paradiso Spiegeltent, Aotea Square
Hīkoi: 8 March 4.00pm – Tour at 2.30pm
The Mooncake and the Kūmara: 9 March 6.30pm – Tour at 5.00pm
LIMBO: 17 March 7.00pm – Tour at 6.00pm
Book at Ticketmaster outlets:
Telephone: 09 970 9700 or 0800 111 999
Meredith McGrath, Publicist
P: +64 (0)9 374 0317
M: +64 (0)27 447 3247
E: [email protected]
Auckland Arts Festival (4 – 22 March) is Auckland’s premier festival of New Zealand and international arts. The globally recognised event celebrates people and culture, and showcases the unrivalled location, cultural diversity and vibrant energy of New Zealand’s largest city.
Auckland Arts Festival 2015 will be the seventh biennial Festival since 2003. Nearly 1.2 million people have attended the Festivals to date.
For nineteen days, in dozens of venues across Auckland, more than 100 world class shows, exhibitions and performers - both local and international – will astound, entertain and delight arts fanatics and Festival first-timers alike.
From 2016 the Festival will become an annual event.
Auckland Arts Festival receives core funding from Auckland Council Te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau.