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Finding environmental inspiration at the Staging Sustainability conference

It can be humbling but enormously energizing to find that arts communities outside our own are ahead of us in dealing deeply, thoughtfully, and actively with important issues. When we started our Performing Arts Access Program with Picasso PRO we knew that people in the States had, for years, been providing audio described and sign […]

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From training to try-outs: audio description comes to life!

by Rose Jacobson The road to last week’s successful audio described performance at Factory Theatre was long…but not really all that winding. The remarkable process began less than a year ago, when Creative Trust and Picasso PRO put out an audition call for those interested in Audio Description training. We sought “…individuals with enquiring minds, […]

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Art and access meet!

The Sun Life Performing Arts Access Program was officially introduced to Creative Trust members last year at a festive Launch on November 23, 2009, at 215 Spadina Avenue. This pioneering program, a partnership between Picasso PRO and Creative Trust, was designed to open up the city’s theatres to Blind/Low-Vision and Deaf/Hard of Hearing audiences through […]

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