Editorial Information: Sandrine Sophys-Veret, chargée de mission, correspondante générale de la mission Culture et Handicap pour la délégation au développement et à l’action internationale. Dépôt légal : janvier 2009. ISBN : 978-2-917677-00-1.
This guide, intended for all professionals of the performing arts, has been designed as a practical tool to promote accessibility of places and cultural offerings and support establishments performing arts in their new responsibilities.
The guide clarify issues related to accessibility and presents the regulations and their implications for live performance. It also gives examples of implementation and indicate the resources available and thus promote better integration of people with disabilities in the life of performing arts establishments.
The Accessibility and live performance guide is a co-production of the Ministry of Culture and Communication and the National Resource Center for the Accessibility of Leisure and Culture (Cemaforre). It is supported by the European Social Fund (Equal program: “Times to live”).