Bringing Access to Your Fringe

Fringe World Congress 2020 – Panel Discussion
 

Moderator:

  • Carly Findlay, Access and Inclusion Coordinator, Melbourne Fringe (AU).

Panel:

  • Caroline Conlon, Auslan Instructor, Deaf Can Do (AU)
  • Ellen Denherder, Community Programs Director, Hollywood Fringe (US)
  • Kym McKenzie, Artist, No Strings Attached Theatre (AU)
  • Katie Queen, Artist Development Manager, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society (UK)
  • Kelly Vincent, Access and Inclusion Coordinator, Adelaide Fringe (AU)

Writer, speaker, and activist, Carly Findlay (Melbourne Fringe), facilitated a panel discussion at World Fringe Congress 2020 in Adelaide. The discussion centred on  increasing inclusivity and implementing access standards for artists and audiences with adaptive requirements at fringe festivals. Listen to fringes and organisations discuss how to make a fringe festival as inclusive as possible—whether that’s implementing sign language, increasing wheelchair access, creating sensory reduced spaces, or more.

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