Accessibility

Accessibility at the Center

The Arvada Center strives to make the arts accessible to all people. As part of that effort, we produce theatrical performances for people with specific needs. For more information or to request an accessible performance please call the box office at 720-898-7200.

If you have alternative seating needs or accessible seating needs, please contact the Box Office prior to the event to make the appropriate arrangements. No guarantees for accommodation can be made at the time of the event. 

Getting Around

The Center's main entrance is on the ground level. There is an additional entrance to the second floor on the North side of the building, with automatic doors and no stairs or steps. 

The Box Office, Main Gallery, ballroom rental space and some studios and classrooms are on the first floor of the Arvada Center. The Main Stage Theatre, Black Box Theatre, ceramics studio and classrooms, and both Upper and Theatre Galleries are located on the second floor. There are two elevators to move between floors. 

Seating for patrons who use wheelchairs is available in the Black Box Theatre, Main Stage Theatre, and Outdoor Amphitheatre. Please make your seating needs and preferences known when you purchase your tickets. 

The Arvada Center welcomes designated service animals only. As a courtesy to other patrons attending events at the Arvada Center, please do not bring non-service animals.

Accessible Performances

ASL (American Sign Language) Interpreted Performances

ASL interpreted performances are offered for select performances throughout the theatre season. Reserved seating by the Interpreters is available for an optimal experience stage experience. Advance reservations are required - please call the box office at 720-898-7200 or follow the links below and request ASL seating at the time of purchase.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

December 15 at 7:30 pm

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December 18 at 2:00 pm

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Damn Yankees

April 16 at 2:00 pm

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April 20 at 7:30 pm

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Sensory Friendly Performances

Sensory-friendly are relaxed performances designed to be welcoming and inclusive for families of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, autism, sensory processing disorders or other conditions.

Some performance elements have been changed to accommodate the needs of individuals who are sensitive to over-stimulation that might happen during a fully staged production. This includes softened lighting effects, lowering sound levels and a reduction of sudden movements. Lights are kept higher in the theatre so audience members can see each other. Audience members are free to come and go if need be and there is a “safe room” available during the performance.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

December 30 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $15.

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Charlotte's Web

February 27 at noon.

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Shadow Interpreted Performances

Shadow-interpreted theatre utilizes specially trained American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to perform as “shadows” on stage alongside actors. 

Charlotte's Web

March 2 at 10:00 am

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May 2 at noon

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Audio Described Performances

Live audio description is available for patrons with vision loss for our theatre productions. The audio description gives a visual description of the costumes, set, and movement of a performance. An audio describer will speak into a microphone that is transmitted to a receiver with different headphone options.

Audio Description services are available for most performances with a two-week advance request. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call the box office at 720-898-7200.

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