Programs and Services

Audio Description

During a performance, a live describer inserts what a visually impaired person in the audience needs to know to understand the action and get a sense of how the stage and the actors look.

The Package

The Package services include transportation to and from the theater, the theater tickets, audio description, and on-site sighted help.

Blind Youth Audio Project

Every summer, AVIA and Jack Straw Productions bring visually impaired high school students to Jack Straw's digital audio production facility to learn about current recording and production techniques and create their own original programs.

Blind Audio Production Workshop

AVIA and Jack Straw also provide an audio production workshop for blind and visually impaired people of ages above sixteen.