Experiences in Audio Description for the Visual and Performing Arts

Experiences in Audio Description for the Visual and Performing Arts

This workshop was held on Wednesday, April 29th, 2020.

Workshop Description:

What is audio description? How is it used in museums and live performance? What does it bring to the experience for presenters, performers and the audience/visitor? It is an accommodation, but it can also be a creative element in itself. As more and more content moves online to multimedia platforms, equipped with audio and video capabilities. learn about how audio description can make your content accessible. Join MAC’s Virtual professional development workshop to learn about audio description on Broadway, in modern dance and in museums.

Speakers:

  • Nefertiti Matos, Access Technology Educator, Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, The New York Public Library
  • Ruth Starr, Accessibility Manager, Cooper Hewitt Museum
  • Peter Trojc, Accessibility Director, Heidi Latsky Dance
  • Kyle Wright, Director, Shubert Theaters Digital Projects

Workshop Recording

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