OPEN is the project of the Fondazione del Teatro Grande dedicated to sensory disabilities with the aim of bringing the sensory (visual and auditory) disabled to the Teatro Grande and making the shows understandable and open to all.
This year, as in the past, the OPEN project team actively collaborates with people with sensory disabilities to create services and experiences designed together.
Among the services of the project that will be active for all the performances of Opera and Ballet scheduled in the Season September December 2022, in addition to the Italian surtitles, present in all the performances, during the performances scheduled for Friday evening, assisted listening will be available for the deaf and hearing impaired thanks to the Sennheiser Mobile Connect system. During the Sunday performance it will be available the audio description of the opera, while in the morning at 11 am there will be a multi-sensory tour on the stage of the Theatre to discover the secrets of the show. To make the activity even more inclusive, the Teatro Grande has opened the tour to anyone who wants to take part in these special initiatives, creating an event by reservation through the Eventbrite platform. At the same time, for each work, a video presentation of the performances in Italian Sign Language will be distributed through the social channels of the Theatre, to make the understanding of the Opera as inclusive and accessible as possible.
For more information about the project, the methods of participation and reservations, you can always contact the e-mail address email@example.com or call 0302979347.