The Westchester Cultural Arts Center strives to ensure that all of our spaces and events are accessible. In addition to providing accessible seating for all performances and events, we offer services for our patrons who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision. Assistive listening devices are available for all performances. Sign language interpretation, open captioning and audio description is offered at select performances.
If you have any questions about accessibility at the WCAC, please contact the Box Office at 305.226.0030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Westchester Cultural Arts Center is fully wheelchair accessible. Given the flexible nature of the venue's seating, wheelchair accommodations can be made at any performance.
Service animals as defined by the American with Disabilities Act are permitted into the theater and must be under the control of its handler at all times.
A service animal must sit under the guest’s seat or at his/her feet.
Service animals are not permitted to sit in the aisle or on seats.
A guest whose service animal poses a threat to the safety of other WCAC guests and/or staff may be asked to escort the animal off the premises.
Infrared Assistive Listening Devices (ALD)
These devices amplify and clarify sound for patrons who are hard of hearing. There is no charge for the use of the headset. If you wish to use one of these headsets during your visit, please see the House Manager in the lobby.
American Sign Language Interpretation (ASL)
A team of professionally certified ASL interpreters provide a sign language-interpreted performance, in addition to a pre-show overview and introduction. Offered at select performances.
Audio Description (AD)
Listen through an assistive listening device (ALD) to trained audio describers as they provide a live, objective and succinct description of the action and visual elements of the performance, without interfering with dialogue. Offered at select performances.
Open Captioning (OC)
Spoken dialogue scrolls across a digital screen as the action occurs on stage. Offered at select performances.
Tactile Tours (TT)
For our patrons who use the audio description service, a Tactile Tour enhances the experience by being able to touch costumes and props before the performance. Offered at select performances.