Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Audio Described Performances

Audio-described performances

Audio-described performances for patrons who are blind or have low vision

Access Arts Inc. (Qld), Vision Australia and QPAC are pleased to announce that Vision Australia's Audio Description Service is available at QPAC, with live descriptions of the visual elements to complement the theatre experience. Trained Audio Describers provide the commentary with concise descriptions of actions, expressions and gestures. The description is transmitted via earpiece and patrons wishing to receive the audio description service may book seats in any area of the theatre (subject to availability). Patrons collect headsets at the Cloakroom, Ticket Sales Foyer, Mezzanine Level and need to be seated 15 minutes before the performance to receive program details together with descriptions of costumes and stage settings.


To purchase tickets to these audio-described performances:
Phone qtix group sales (07) 3840 7466 Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm or email groups@qpac.com.au

Audio Described Performances in 2015

Queensland Theatre Company

2015 Dates

The Odd Couple
Audio Described: Saturday 31 October @ 2pm and Thursday 5 November 2015 @ 7.30pm
NWA: Thursday 5 November 2015 7.30pm

Ladies in Black
Audio Described: Saturday 28 November @ 2pm and Thursday 3 December @ 7.30pm
NWA: Thursday 3 December 2015 7.30pm

NWA = Night with Artists = post show Q&A with cast

Queensland Ballet

2015 Dates

The Sleeping Beauty
Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Saturday 24 October 2015, 1.30pm

Other Events

Strictly Ballroom
Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Wednesday 7 October 2015, 1.00pm – plus free Tactile Tour pre-show at 12.00pm
Friday 9 October 2015, 7.30pm

Audio Described Performances in 2016

Queensland Theatre Company

2016 Dates

The Secret River
Playhouse, QPAC
Thursday 3 March 2016, 7.30pm
Saturday 5 March 2016, 1pm
NWA: Thursday 3 March 2016, 7.30pm

NWA = Night with Artists = post show Q&A with cast

Other Events

Les Misérables
Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Wednesday 13 January 2016, 1.00pm

Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Wednesday 10 February 2016, 8pm

The Sound of Music
Lyric Theatre, QPAC
Wednesday 6 April 2016, 1.30pm
Saturday 9 April 2016, 2.00pm

Queensland Government

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