Accessibility

Our 2021 Festival will combine inperson events at The Cultch with online workshops and streaming shows. We continue to work on making the festival as accessible as possible and welcome your feedback. info @ vancouverimprovfest.com

Tickets to performances may be purchased online, via telephone or in-person at The Cultch box office. Questions? 604-251-1363 or boxoffice @ thecultch.com

If finances are a barrier to your participation, please email info @ vancouverimprovfest.com. We have a limited number of free tickets for shows and workshop spaces reserved for all events.

Below you’ll find information on accessibility at our venues and online. If you have additional access needs or questions, please contact info @ vancouverimprovfest.com

IN-PERSON 

The Cultch is located at 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver.

There is street parking in front of the building. The venue is accessible by transit (2-5 blocks away) – please note service may decrease at night.

The Historic Theatre and Culture Lab are wheelchair accessible. 

Support persons accompanying patrons who require assistance to attend a performance or workshop will receive a complimentary ticket.

There are two designated wheelchair spots in each theatre. Please notify The Cultch box office to reserve.

The Jim Green House Studio (where in-person workshops take place) is accessed via a gravel path and has a standard double door entrance with a ramp leading into the space.

Assistive listening devices are available in all Cultch venues on a first come first serve basis. To reserve a listening device, please inform The Cultch box office.

Sign language interpretation can be provided upon request, please email info @ vanimprovfest.com. Front rows are best for unobstructed views for interpretation and lip-reading.

The Cultch has multi-stall gendered washrooms with signage that welcomes trans and non-binary folks, as well as one single-stall all-gender, accessible washroom.

A scent-free policy is in place for all Cultch venues

All workshops will begin with a verbal check-in, where you will be invited to share pronouns and any access needs or personal boundaries you may want to with the instructor and other participants.

ONLINE

Online shows will be streamed to the Cultch’s website. 

Online workshops will be conducted on Zoom. Zoom now includes the option to add captioning for all participants.

If you require sign language interpretation for workshops, please contact info @ vancouverimprovfest.com

All workshops will begin with a verbal check-in, where you will be invited to share pronouns and any access needs or personal boundaries you may want to with the instructor and other participants.