Is there accessible seating in the theatres? Where can I sit if I use a wheelchair?
As of January 2016 we were excited to install new seats in our Circa One Theatre. Not only does this mean our old seats have been upgraded and are more comfortable but the seating is now accessible to wheelchair users. The seats in the front row can be removed so a wheelchair can be placed there instead. This means wheelchair users can now sit next to their family and friends in utmost comfort during the show.
Wheelchair users who would like seats to be removed are recommended to advice box office when booking tickets so we are able to get the seats out in time for the performance.
Circa Two does not have this seating structure however the front row of seats provides the most accessible seating, as it is a flat surface from the foyer to these seats, with no inclines or stairs.
If you have any questions about seating, please contact the Box Office at 04-801-7992.
Where are the accessible toilets?
There is one accessible, unisex toilet in Circa. It is located next to the Men’s toilet, around the corner on the left side of the bar, close to Circa Two. It is 148.5cms wide and 159cms deep.
Does anyone speak New Zealand Sign language?
Unfortunately, none of our permanent staff speak sign language.
Where is the lift?
There is no lift in Circa – all patrons areas are on ground level.
Can I borrow a wheelchair?
Unfortunately, Circa does not have wheelchairs for loan.
How much notice must I give for access services?
For seating and other access requirements when attending a performance, please advise when booking your ticket. The earlier the booking is made, the more likely it is that we will be able to accommodate all requirements. As performances fill up, it becomes harder to ensure that the required seats will be available.
Please also indicate any requirements at the time of booking at Circa Theatre’s Bar and Cafe – again, the earlier the booking is made the better.
If you have any questions about accessibility at Circa, please contact the Box Office at 04 801 7992.
Do you have a hearing loop or infra-red system?
No. Circa does not have either of these systems at this time.
Can I have access to a script of the play before a performance?
Yes, this can be arranged. To request a copy of the script, please contact the Box Office at 04 801 7992 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least a week before the show.