Puppetry for All!

2022-2023

Puppetry for All!

Guests who are deaf, hard of hearing, visually impaired or part of the ASD community are invited to enjoy the Center for Puppetry Arts in a fun, comfortable, and welcoming environment!

Learn more about special performances and ticketing information.

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Sensory-Friendly Performances

Guests with sensory sensitivities (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder) and other developmental differences are invited to enjoy the Center for Puppetry Arts in a fun, comfortable, and welcoming environment!

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ASL-Interpreted Performances

Guests who are deaf or hard of hearing will enjoy a performance accompanied by live American Sign Language interpretation. This organized visual language (“ASL”) will be used in tandem with spoken dialogue.

Audio Described Performances

Guests with visual impairment or needing additional audio support will enjoy a performance accompanied by live verbal commentary describing essential visuals in puppets, costumes, sets, and staging.

UPCOMING PUPPETRY FOR ALL PERFORMANCES

ASD Sensory-Friendly Performances

Duke Ellington’s Cat

February 26th, 2023; 1 PM & 3 PM

Charlotte’s Web

April 23rd, 2023; 1 PM & 3 PM

ASL-Interpreted Performances

Charlotte’s Web

May 7, 2023; 1 PM & 3 PM

Audio-Described Performances

Duke Ellington’s Cat

March 5th, 2023; 1 PM & 3 PM

Prepare for Arrival with Our Social Story Visitors Guide

This comprehensive social story will walk you through our facilities from top to bottom, inside and outdoors. It will also highlight accessibility accommodations so you and your guests are prepared for arrival.

Accessibility Statement for the Center for Puppetry Arts

This is the accessibility statement for the Center for Puppetry Arts.

Measures to support accessibility

Center for Puppetry Arts takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of the Center for Puppetry Arts:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff
  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities
  • Provide Sensory-Friendly programming, audio-described programming and ASL-interpreted programming as a part of regularly scheduled season events.
  • Take active steps to update and modify the website to support accessibility.
  • Provide tools and resources such as adaptive art supplies, noise-reducing headphones, light-reducing sunglasses, fidget toys and social stories upon request. (And work to add to and edit this back of tools/resources based on the needs of our patrons.

Conformance Status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) define requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A. Level AA and Level AAA. Center for Puppetry Arts is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to accessibility standards.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the Center for Puppetry Arts. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Center for Puppetry Arts.

Email: accessibility@puppet.org

Visitor Address: Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30309

We will try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

This statement was created June 1, 2022.

  • Complete the form below or call 404-873-3391 to contact our Ticket Sales Office for this program. You should expect to be contacted by our Ticket Sales Office within 48 hours. Thank you!