Accessible Performances

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We are committed to making our venues accessible to all. We offer many services for patrons with disabilities like wheelchair locations, assistive listening devices, large print programs, binoculars, Open Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio Description.

For the most personalized service, please call our ticketing line at (714) 556-2787 to speak with a helpful and knowledgeable Customer Service Specialist.

Seating

Accessible locations for patrons with mobility impairments are available on both a subscription and individual show basis. Patrons utilizing an accessible location may purchase up to three adjacent companion seats, based on availability. Additional tickets, up to the stated ticket limit, can be purchased in an area as close as possible to the other seats.


Patrons are welcome to use any mobility devices, walkers, canes, seeing eye dogs and oxygen tanks. Please let us know when you buy tickets so we can make arrangements for you to make your visit as enjoyable as possible. 


Sensory Friendly

Sensory Friendly/Relaxed Performances

To give everyone in our community the opportunity to experience the joy of attending a live performance, Segerstrom Center for the Arts is presenting a series of sensory-friendly/relaxed performances as part of our Family Series. These performances are designed specifically for audience members who will benefit from a more relaxed sensory experience and casual environment, including (but not limited to) patrons on the autism spectrum, patrons with sensory sensitivities or patrons with learning disabilities to enjoy with their families. 

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Studio D

Studio D

Segerstrom Center is committed to creating a space for children of all abilities to explore their full physical and social potential through high quality, joyful dance and music instruction.

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Access Performances-ASL Intepreted/Audio Description/Open Captioning

One Saturday matinee performance of each Center Broadway musical will be ASL Interpreted, Audio Described and Open Captioned. In addition, Friday Preview talks of most Center Dance presentations and select Family shows are ASL interpreted. Friday Dance Preview talks begin an hour before the performance.

  • Audio Description

    Live, verbal description of actions, costumes, scenery, and other visual elements of a performance that is broadcast to patrons via an assistive listening device. You can sit anywhere in the hall to utilize audio description. Recommended for patrons who are blind/visually impaired.

    Audio Description provided by Audio Description Los Angeles.

  • Open Captioning

    Word for word transcription of what the performers are saying or singing. A digital sign is setup on the Orchestra level near door 1. We have seats available in all price levels (subject to availability). Recommended for patrons who are hearing impaired.

    Open Captioning provided by c2 (Caption Coalition) Inc.

  • ASL Interpretation

    American Sign Language. The interpreters stand in Orchestra near door 1 for Broadway shows. The interpreter placement for Family  shows is normally house left and placement varies for the Dance ASL Preview Talk interpreter. We have seats available in all price levels (subject to availability). Recommended for patrons who are hearing impaired that understand ASL.

    Broadway ASL Interpretation provided by Robert Sutton and Elizabeth Greene.

    Family ASL Interpretation provided by Kelly Moskowitz.

    Dance ASL Preview Talk Interpretation provided by Brian Jensen.

    (ASL Interpreters are subject to change)

    Click here to view and purchase AD/OC/ASL performances.

  • Assistive Listening Devices

    Patrons with hearing impairments are encouraged to use Segerstrom Center's Sennheiser System for performances in Segerstrom Hall. These wireless, lightweight devices are available at no cost to those who wish to enhance the theater's normal sound level.Patrons may pick them up at the usher podium in the Orchestra level lobby of Segerstrom Hall or in the Orchestra Level Lobby of the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.

    To obtain an assistive listening device and headphones, a driver's license or major credit card will be required and then returned upon receipt of the equipment at the end of the performance.  Please note: You may bring your own headphones/earbuds to use in place of our headphones for Segerstrom Hall shows. It just needs to have a 3.5mm stereo audio jack.

    Induction Neckloops: If you have a hearing aid that is equipped with a t-coil, we have induction neckloops available that can interface with your hearing aid. Just ask the usher working the podium. You are welcome to bring your own neckloop. It just needs to have a 3.5mm stereo audio jack.

  • Binoculars

    Binoculars are available at the usher podium on the Orchestra level lobby of Segerstrom Hall. To check out binoculars, there is an $8 charge plus you need to leave behind a major credit card/driver's license. Your credit card/driver's license will be returned to you upon receipt of the binoculars.

  • Large Print Programs

    Large Print Programs are available for free for Broadway and Dance performances on both the Plaza and Orchestra levels at the usher podiums. 

  • Sensory Friendly Bags

    Sensory Friendly bags are available to check out for every performance on the Orchestra lobby of Segerstrom Hall and Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. They are also available to check out for shows in Samueli Theater. Each bag contains a stress ball, disposable earplugs and noise cancelling headphones to help patrons with sensory sensitivity enjoy the show. We also have sensory lap pads available to check out. These weighted pads can help patrons with sensory sensitivity relax during a performance.

 

 

General Parking

For ticket purchase and patron drop-off:
Street parking is available for the purchase of tickets at the Center Box Office circle for a limited number of vehicles, and at performance time for drop-off and pick-up of patrons.


For Segerstrom Hall performances:
Wheelchair Accessible parking spaces are available at the Center Tower Structure (on Sunflower Avenue between Avenue of the Arts and
Park Center Drive) for vehicles bearing proper accessibility parking identification. From the structure, there is elevator access to Town Center Drive
and Segerstrom Hall’s Plaza Level and Orchestra level entrances.

For Renèe and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall/Samueli Theater performances:
Wheelchair Accessible parking spaces are available at the Plaza Tower Structure (on the corner of Anton/Park Center) for vehicles bearing proper
accessibility parking identification. From the structure, there is elevator access close to the Samueli Theater entrance which is located in the back
of the Renèe and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. 


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Miscellaneous

 

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