For Our Guests with Disabilities
Duke University encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact the Duke University Box Office in advance of your visit.
Please note that Sign Interpreters must be requested at least three weeks in advance of the event date.
Audio Description is a narration service for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The audio describer provides an ongoing dialogue of visual events that are taking place on the stage. Service provided by ArtsAccess.
To learn more about the Audio Description service, visit the ArtsAccess website.
CART: Communication Access Realtime Translation
CART (or realtime captioning) is a speech-to-text interpreting service that benefits people who have a hearing loss, are deafened or deaf, and many others due to different language and learning needs.
Lower sound level, especially for startling or loud sounds
House lights remain on at a low level during the performance
Reduction of strobe lighting
Patrons are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance
Designated quiet area in the theater lobby
Ushers trained to be inviting and accommodating to families'needs
Audio Description will be offered at
the following performances of our
2019-2020 mainstage productions:
Cabaret: Friday, October 19
The Wiz: Friday, January 31
Pippin: Friday, April 10
Sensory Friendly accommodations
will be offered at the following
performances of our 2019-2020
The Wiz: Sunday, February 9, 2:00 pm
CART is available by contacting
Services made possible through generous support from Duke Disability Management System and Duke Ticketing & Theater Operations
Hoof 'n' Horn currently presents shows at three campus theaters. All the venues listed below are equipped with Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs). You can request an ALD in advance by contacting the Duke University Box Office or when you arrive at the event by notifying an usher upon entry. Please arrive in the venue lobby at least 15 minutes prior to the start time listed so your request can be met without disrupting the performance.
Please click on the name of each theater below to learn more about specific accessibility information regarding each venue.
Additional accommodations can be arranged if requested in advance.