Accessibility Notes

 

Equitable services for the creative arts to promote justice, inclusion, and empowerment for all.

Participation in the arts is the right of all individuals. The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts recognizes the various needs of persons with disabilities and provides an array of accommodations to ensure safety, inclusivity, and enjoyment during your visit. For more detailed information regarding each accommodation, please click on the drop boxes below.

Accessible Entrances/Parking

All entrances are wheelchair accessible. Accessible parking is available on all levels of the Tobin Center parking garage on a first-come, first-served basis. A drop-off area is located on Auditorium Circle to the left of the Tobin Center’s front steps. Click here to view a map with more parking information.

Accessible Restrooms

All public restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Companion care restrooms are also available on the orchestra, grand tier and mezzanine level of the performing arts center. Step stools are located within the companion care restrooms on the orchestra level.

Accessible Seating

Arm-chair removable seating and wheelchair accessible seating is available at all performances. Accessible seating is reserved specifically for patrons with accessibility needs and their companions. Patrons purchasing accessible seating may purchase one wheelchair accessible seat and three companion seats adjacent to the accessible seat. Depending on availability, seats for companions will be placed as close to the accessible seat as possible. For assistance in selecting accessible seating options, please contact the Box Office at (210)223-8624.

Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs)

Assistive listening devices (ALDs) amplify and clarify sound directly to patrons’ ears. A limited number of receivers are available for use at the Patron Services Window.

American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters

With advanced notice, American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters are available to interpret performances. To schedule an ASL interpreter, please contact Chance Margotta at (210)212-0938 or [email protected].

Charlie’s Seats

Charlie’s Seats is a complimentary ticket program inspired by Susan Naylor Moulton to honor her son Charlie. Her generosity provides under-resourced groups and individuals free tickets to attend performances. For more information or to apply, click here or contact Gabrielle Alls at (210)212-0914 or [email protected].

Sensory Friendly

Inclusive matinee performances with modified production elements to address the needs of all individuals in a welcoming environment. Click here to see upcoming events and explore the pre-show materials for these performances.

Title I schools and non-profit organizations are eligible for free tickets. For more details please contact Kimberly Stephenson at [email protected].

Service Animals

Service animals are welcome inside the venue, but must remain on a leash or in a harness at all times. Service animals will rest in the seating area of their owner, rather than in the aisle. A guest whose service animal poses a threat to the safety of other guests and employees may be asked to escort the animal off the premises.