Posted: Monday 14 October, 2013

Accessible Dreams

Audio describer Lara Torr.

I’m an audio describer, which means I often have to explain to people just what it is that I do. A really common question is “so, how long have you known sign language?”, in response to which, I’m compelled to explain that audio description is almost the opposite of signing....

Posted: Friday 31 August, 2012

Leading the way in Audio Described Theatre

South Australia is leading the country in making the arts more accessible to blind and visual impaired audiences through relatively new and ever-growing professional live audio description. The 2012 Adelaide Festival, for instance, included live audio described theatre productions such as the State Theatre Company’s Ham Funeral, The Caretaker and...