Accessibility

Accessible seating is available in every pricing level for all Colorado Ballet performances.

Morgan Buchanan, Christophor Moulton and Artists of Colorado Ballet by Mike Watson

Purchasing Tickets

2019/2020 Season Subscriptions are on sale now. Go to the subscriptions page and follow the directions to subscribe.To purchase wheelchair accessible and companion seating for performances remaining in this season, please click on the performance you want, view the seat maps and look for the accessible seating icon. Accessible seating is available in every pricing level for all Colorado Ballet performances. If you need assistance purchasing tickets, please contact our box office directly at 303-339-1637.


Wheelchair Accessible and Companion Seating

The Ellie Caulkins Opera House provides wheelchair accessible and companion seating locations.  On-sale date for wheelchair accessible seats coincide with each event’s public on-sale date. Designated wheelchair accessible seats are available only to persons requesting such seating on a first-come, first-service basis.

Wheelchair accessible ramps are located throughout the Denver Performing Arts Complex starting curbside at 14th and Curtis streets. Additional drop-off locations at curbside ramps are located at 13th Street underneath the Arts Complex and outside the Jones Theatre at the corner of Speer & Arapahoe.  Wheelchair ramps are located in the parking garage on levels 3, 4 and 5.

Lobby ushers in each theatre can direct patrons on interior elevators and ramps, which lead to wheelchair seating.



Large Print Programs

For those who experience difficulty with sight, Colorado Ballet offers large print programs for each performance. Patrons can request a copy of the large print programs prior to the performance at the coat check.



Audio-Described-Icon Audio Described Performances and Touch Tours

Colorado Ballet offers audio described performances so that blind and visually impaired patrons can enjoy Colorado Ballet. Patrons utilizing audio described accessibility can receive 20% off tickets to an audio described performance. Below are the audio described performances that will have an accompanying Touch Tour. Patrons may request audio description for a different date but must make the request at least 2 weeks in advance.

To purchase tickets to a performance listed below or to request audio description for a different date, call 303-837-8888 ext. 2 and use promo code AUDIO. Headsets for audio description can be obtained from the coat check on the left side of the Ellie Caulkins Opera House lobby prior to the performance.

TOUCH TOURS
Patrons who utilize the audio description service at a performance can also attend a touch tour. This tour introduces elements of the performance by giving visually impaired patrons an opportunity to hear a description of the sets, feel the props and costumes, and meet some of the company dancers. To request a spot on a touch tour, email Education Accessibility Coordinator, Bridget Heddens at bridget.heddens@coloradoballet.org.

2020/2021 Audio Described Performances and Touch Tours

Giselle | Sunday, October 11th - 2pm
The Nutcracker | Saturday, December 19th - 1pm
The Great Gatsby | Sunday, February 7th - 2pm
The Wizard of Oz | Saturday, March 13th - 2pm
Ballet Masterworks | Friday, April 16th - 7:30pm

If you have questions about audio described performances, please contact Bridget Heddens at bridget.heddens@coloradoballet.org.

*Limit six (6) tickets, subject to availability, cannot be combined with other offers or used towards past purchases.


 

Accessibility Statement

Colorado Ballet is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

Colorado Ballet takes the following measures to ensure accessibility:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
  • Appoint an Accessibility Coordinator.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. coloradoballet.org is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard. Colorado Ballet is currently taking steps to improve web accessibility and become more conformant with WCAG 2.1.

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of coloradoballet.org. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on our website:

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

Technical specifications

Accessibility of coloradoballet.org relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Assessment approach

Colorado Ballet assessed the accessibility of coloraoballet.org by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • External evaluation - We have recieved a performance report from SiteImprove and are taking steps to improve accessibility of coloraoballet.org

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by Colorado Ballet's Graphic Design & Marketing Associate, Nick Simpson

Formal complaints

Any formal complaints that are made will be addressed within two business days. We will take necessary steps to resolve problems that are brought to our attention.


This statement was created using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

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