Theater

Winter Opera’s performances will be held at the new
Kirkwood Performing Arts Center.

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 Kirkwood Performing Arts Center

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ADA Accessibility Information for the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center (KPAC) 

Kirkwood Performing Arts Center (KPAC) invites everyone to experience our events  and performances as we are fully committed to providing our guests with the  Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) modifications they need upon request. Please  let the theater group – Stages, Kirkwood Theater Guild (KTG) or Winter Opera – know your modification needs when you purchase your ticket(s) or at least two  weeks in advance of the event or performance. Thank you. 

Kirkwood Theater Guild (KTG) link: https://www.ktg-onstage.org

STAGES St. Louis link: https://stagesstlouis.org

Winter Opera link: www.winteroperastl.org

American Sign Language Interpretation

American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters are available upon request. For Stages, Kirkwood Theater Guild and Winter Opera performances please use the links above. For Kirkwood Youth Theater productions please contact Laura Thal at thallk@kirkwoodmo.org.

Assistive Listening Devices

The Kirkwood Performing Arts Center is equipped with an Assistive Listening System. To utilize this system please pick up a headset at the Box Office beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance or event. A driver’s license or photo ID is required to secure a headset.

Audio Description

Guests who are blind or have a visual disability can enjoy performances and events via audio description provided by MindsEye Radio. Skilled MindsEye staff will translate visual descriptions of the stage, costumes and the actions on the stage into audio experiences via a description device. Guests may sit anywhere in the theater to utilize this service. The transcriber does not talk over the stage dialogue.

Description devices are available at no charge from the Box Office beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance or event. A driver’s license or photo ID is required to secure a headset. To reserve your description device please let the theater group producing your performance know when you purchase your ticket(s) or at least two weeks in advance of the performance date.

Guide Dog/Service Dogs

Guide Dogs and Service Dogs are welcome at KPAC. Please let us know when purchasing your ticket(s) so an aisle seat is selected to accommodate your guide or service dog. A service dog is any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability.

Accessible Seating

Accessible seating is available as indicated on the seating map (link to seating chart) for people who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices. Designated aisle seats are available for anyone who may benefit from a seat with a folding armrest to transfer into a seat. Companion seating for the accessible seating is also available. For more details, please contact the theater group producing your performance.

Real Time Captioning

Guests who are deaf, have a hearing impairment, or other disabilities can read the dialogue and the song lyrics on a hand held captioning device from any seat in the theater.

The captioning device is available at no charge from the Box Office beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance or event. A driver’s license or photo ID is required to secure a captioning device. To reserve your captioning device please let the theater group producing your performance know when you purchase your ticket(s) or at least two weeks in advance of the performance date.