Describing Diversity: An Exploration of the Description of Human Characteristics and Appearance within the Practice of Theatre Audio Description

Hannah Thompson, Rachel Hutchinson, Matthew Cock

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Abstract

Audio description has the potential to make a significant contribution to the future genres of theatre, dance and live art experience. Involving diverse directors, designers, and producers will be critical to the process and understanding of audio description; and we need to hear from them about their vision, their interpretation of classical scripts, their language and style.

Our report calls for increased understanding and dialogue between the dynamic industries of theatre and audio description. It is only through working together that we can strive to create the equitable and inclusive audio descriptions that both audiences and theatres deserve, and that audio describers wish to deliver.
Original languageEnglish
TypeReport
Number of pages83
Publication statusPublished - 16 Sept 2020

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