Quai d’Angers

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Culture et Handicap

Culture and Disability

With the aim of welcoming each and everyone, the Quai invites the persons with disabilities or people who represent them to contact members of its staff in order to:


- choose with their help the most suitable performances in the season of the Quai,
- organize an appropriate visit or a specific reception,
- share with us any potential problems encountered.

EPCC-Le Quai : Julien Villeneuve | tel. 02 41 22 20 25 | julien.villeneuve@lequai-angers.eu

NTA : Séverine Hamelin | tel. 02 44 01 22 48 | severine.hamelin@nta-angers.fr

Moving easy
The Quai is equipped with lifts providing access to the theatres for people with reduced mobility. Both theatres of the Quai have reserved seats well positioned for spectators in wheelchairs. We invite the persons concerned to warn the ticket office when booking their place, so we can welcome them in the best conditions.

Watch and listen
We encourage the public suffering from impaired eyesight or hearing to warn the ticket office when booking their place, so that we can accommodate them in the best conditions. Thanks to the support of the Orange Foundation, The Quai is fitted with a system of individual magnetic induction loop and headphones amplifier for a better understanding of the performances (on request at the ticket office).

The Nouveau Théâtre d’Angers implements actions opening a larger accessibility to its theatrical performances to people with impaired eyesight or hearing. With the support of the General Council of Maine et Loire, the city of Angers and the Orange Foundation, and in close conjunction with the association Accès culture, the NTA offers:

  • for hearing impaired viewers, one performance with surtitles on an individual screen
    Un chapeau de paille d’Italie | Saturday, February 12th | 6h00 PM (subject to confirmation)
  • for the blind or visually impaired viewers, 4 performances in audio-description with a specific reception (delivery of headphones and receivers, guidance to the chair, program in large print or Braille) and the possibility of a tactile tour of the sets (free, on reservation) before the performance
    - Tempête sous un crâne | Wednesday, October 24th | 7h30 PM
    - La Mouette | Wednesday, Novembre 21st | 7h30 PM
    - Un chapeau de paille d’Italie | Wednesday, January 9th | 7h30 PM
    - Que la noce commence | Thursday, April 18th | 8h30 PM The performances are followed by a meeting with the artists.

  • 3 concerts are offered by the EPCC-The Quai with a specific reception for the blind and visually impaired viewers and a program brochure in Braille and large print:
    - Sophie Hunger (jazz) | Friday, February 1st | 8h30 PM | + Discovery Workshop of percussion instruments with the Galerie Sonore at 7h PM : 2 € upon reservation
    - Nahas Project Grand Ensemble (world music) | Saturday, March 23rd | 8h30 PM
    - Big Daddy Wilson, Eric Bibb & Habib Koité (blues from the world) | Tuesday, April 9th | 7h30 | preceded by a small concert by the jazz class of the CRR at 6h30 PM
  • 1 dance performance is offered by the CNDC with audio-description :
    - Le bénéfice du doute | Thursday, February 14th | 8h30 PM