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Adelaide is now in the midst of Festival Season. Hooray!

There is so much to see and do. In this Artorial, we have included some awesome accessible events to get involved in. The Adelaide Fringe and Adelaide Festival have lots on offer for disabled arts audiences. 

In our Artist Profile this month, we will be be celebrating the achievements of Poet and friend of Access2Arts, Alison Bennet. Alison has made her Adelaide Fringe debut this year with 'Alison Paradoxx presents Floral Peroxide'. 

There is also an opportunity to meet Irish playwright and activist Rosaleen McDonagh attend an information session run by Access2Arts and Arts Access Victoria to assist Arts Organisations navigate the NDIS. 

Have a great month and enjoy all Adelaide has to offer during festival time.

‘How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.’
- Anne Frank

Adelaide Festival

Audio Description at the Adelaide Festival

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To book your access tickets, please call BASS on (08) 8205 2220. Companion Card available.

Out Of Chaos... (Physical Theatre)
When: Saturday, 2 March 2019
Where: Scott Theatre, The University of Adelaide 
Kintore Avenue, Adelaide
Time: Touch Tour 2pm, 3pm Show
More info

Baba Yaga (Family)
When: Sunday, 3 March 2019
Where: Queen's Theatre 
Gillies Arcade / Playhouse Lane, Adelaide
Time: 1pm Touch Tour, 2pm Show
See more

Zizanie (Dance)
When: Saturday, 16 March 2019
Where: Space Theatre, Festival Drive, Adelaide
Time: 1pm Touch Tour, 2pm Show
Read more



Adelaide Festival

Auslan at the Adelaide Festival

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Auslan Interpreted Performances 

To book your access tickets, Please contact BASS on 131 246.

Baba Yaga (Family)
When: Sunday, 3 March 2019
Where: Queen's Theatre, Gillies Arcade/Playhouse Lane, Adelaide
Time: 2pm
See more

Two Jews walk into a theatre... (Theatre)
When: Saturday, 9 March
Where: Odeon Theatre 57a Queen Street, Norward
Time: 9pm
More info

Man With the Iron Neck (Phyiscal Theatre)
When: Sunday, 10 March 2019
Where: Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide Festival Centre, Adelaide
Time: 3:30pm
Find out more

Auslan Interpreted Guided Tours 

The Violet Ballet (Visual Arts) 
When: Sunday, 10 March 2019
Where: ACE Open, Lion Arts Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide
Time: 12pm
Read more

Quilty (Visual Arts)
When: Sunday, 10 March 2019
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace, Adelaide
Time: 2pm
More info

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Adelaide Festival

Events with High Visual Content at the Adelaide Festival
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 Visual Eye Symbol 100

These events at the Adelaide Festival are entirely visual and contain no music or dialogue.
View the list here

Visual Eye Symbol 50 and Visual Eye Symbol 50

These events at the Adelaide Festival are highly visual and are fully or partly surtitled or include dialogue, background music and/or sounds.
View the list here

Artist Profile

Alison Bennet

Alison stands with her eyes wide. Her hands which are luminous and green are reached out in front of her.
This month, A2A is taking the opportunity to celebrate the Achievements of Alison Bennet, who performs under the stage name Alison Paradoxx. 

Alison has made her Adelaide Fringe debut at this year's festival, where she performed the world premiere of her show 'Alison Paradoxx presents Floral Peroxide'. Additionally, Alison has worked hard to ensure all had the opportunity to experience her performance.  Open captions and free visual exhibition for those who may not be able to tolerate flashing lights/smoke machine effects have been included

Due to popular demand, Alison will be performing an encore performance of Floral Peroxide:
When: Sunday, 17 March 2019
Where: Courtyard at The Libertine by Louis, 137 Magill Rd, Stepney
Time: 8:30pm

In the midst of this very busy time, Alison has very kindly provided a reflection. Have a read on the A2A website. 
Learn more about Floral Peroxide and Alison's experience

Adelaide Fringe

Auslan at the Adelaide Fringe in March

Hans wears a purple hat with a blue trim and matching blue eyeshadow and purple lipstick. He clutches an accordion across his bare chest.

Come along to one of the six Fringe shows that are being Auslan Interpreted throughout March. There's Comedy, Cabaret, Children's and even Hans! There's something to suit everyone's tastes. 

View Auslan Performances

Adelaide Fringe

Relaxed events at the Adelaide Fringe in March

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These shows have been specifically designed to create a safe and welcoming environment for patrons with a learning disability and/or sensory and communication difficulties or anyone who would benefit from a more sensory-reduced environment.

See relaxed events


Meet Irish playwright and activist Rosaleen McDonagh
Rosaleen sits at a desk covered with books and paper and an open laptop.

Tutti Arts presents an exciting opportunity to meet celebrated Irish playwright and activist Rosaleen McDonagh.

Come and meet the playwright and enjoy a provocative artist talk with Rosaleen speaking about her collaboration with Fishamble Theatre to develop her controversial play 'Mainstream', and the politics of diversity, feminism, equality, and disability in theatre.

When: Friday, March 15 2019
Where: Restless Dance Theatre, 195 Gilles Street, Adelaide.
Cost: Free 

Please rsvp to by Wednesday, March 13 2019.

Learn more

Information Session

Art and the NDIS: Working Together
A flyer of the Art & NDIS: Working Together Information Session with an image of Anna Seymour dancing.

Access2Arts and Arts Access Victoria invite you to attend an information session for organisations.

We will cover

  • What the NDIS is and how it relates to the arts;
  • What arts organisations need to know about the NDIS;
  • What it means to register, or not, as an NDIS provider;
  • NDIS goals and the planning process; and
  • How to support self-advocacy in your participants.

When: Thursday, 28 March 2019
Where: Community Bridging Services Training Room, Level 10, 147 Pirie St, Adelaide.
Time: 2pm-4pm
Cost: Free
Booking and enquiries: Please contact Fiona Cook at 0403 510 564.

Arts Access Victoria is a register NDIS provider.
See you there! 

There's so much going on in March!

Before you go, check out these great events and opportunities

The Sisters of Invention meet The Hackkets: At the Adelaide Fringe. 15 and 16 March 2019. 

Tutti Arts exhibitions at the Adelaide Fringe

YMCA's Youth Parliament 2019: Applications close on Friday, March 10 2019. 

Opportunity: All Connections to Unley Art Prize. Entries close Monday 8 April 2019. 

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