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stages Accessible for people with visual or hearing impairments Accessible for people with impaired mobility Hans Otto Theater

Schiffbauergasse 11
14467 Potsdam
Phone

0331-98118

http:/​/​www.​hansottotheater.​de
kasse@​hansottotheater.​de
Leisure Wheelchair users leisure time deaf/hearing-impaired
The Hans Otto Theatre has been visible from afar since it opened in 2006 with a large new stage in Schiffbauergasse am Tiefen See. The outstanding architecture is reminiscent of the famous opera house in Sydney. The theatre visitors have a spectacular view from the upper spectator foyer over the lake, across to the park and Babelsberg Castle.

The Hans Otto Theater with its "Neue Theater", and in the second, smaller venue next door, the "Reithalle", relies on ensemble and strong stories. The programme includes themes and characters from today, pure and international theatre, plays, texts and projects from the present to classical, drama to folk theatre, musicals to documentaries, experiments to world literature, in self-confident and exciting productions. Guest performances, matinees, readings and discussions complete the programme.

Special attention is paid to the art of theatre for young spectators. The Hans Otto Theater is the most productive and most important theatre for children and young people in the state of Brandenburg.

t Information for guests with reduced mobility

Short description

  • 4 designated disabled parking spaces available
  • Indoor access: stepless
  • Guest toilet for guests with restricted mobility, infinitely variable. door width: 185cm, movement area in front of the WC: 120cm x >150cm, right: 109cm x >150cm, left: 90cm x >105cm, handles available
  • Conference and event rooms accessible via elevator, door width: 90cm
Special features:
  • 6 seats for wheelchair users in the top row always available and continuously accessible, additional single seats depending on the hall design also in the lower area
  • Reduced ticket prices: for wheelchair users: 5€, for accompanying persons: 30% discount

    car parking spaces

    • Number of designated disabled parking spaces near entrance 4
    • Comment to the right of the entrance

    Access and paths Indoor area

    • Entrance door passage width 151 cm
    • Width of the narrowest of all other corridors and passages to be used 151 cm
    • Comment:
      • 2 automatic doors (hinged door, 1 side opens automatically) in the entrance area can be operated by push-button (columns)
      • normal passage width of the doors: 83 cm, but can be extended to >150 cm

    Reception

    • Reception counter or table partly lowered to a height of 85cm
    • comment
      • Counter 98cm high
      • Wheelchair symbol signals alternative counter, lowered to 85 cm; accessible through right-hand door

    elevator

    • stepless access
    • Width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used: 90 cm
    • Lift door width 90 cm
    • Length of elevator car: 140 cm
    • Elevator car width 106 cm
    • lowest height of control elements 85 cm
    • uppermost height of the control elements 95 cm
    • Length of the movement area in front of the elevator >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the elevator >150 cm

    guest toilet

    • Width of the door to the sanitary room 151 cm
    • Width of the narrowest of all doors, corridors and passages to be used: 90 cm
    • Door does not open into the sanitary room
    • Length of the movement area in front of the washbasin >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the washbasin >150 cm
    • Depth of the washstand under the washbasin (67 cm high) 30 cm
    • Upper edge of washbasin (armrest surface) from floor 82 cm
    • mirror above the washbasin, visible while sitting or standing
    • Length of the movement area in front of the toilet bowl 120 cm
    • Width of the movement area in front of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Length of the movement area to the right of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area to the right of the WC bowl 109 cm
    • Length of the movement area to the left of the toilet bowl >150 cm
    • Width of the movement area to the left of the toilet bowl 90 cm
    • Hand grips next to the WC on the right and left side available
    • Height (top edge) of handles 85 cm
    • The handholds protrude over the front edge of the toilet bowl 15 cm
    • Distance between handholds 70 cm
    • Both handles can be folded up and locked in the folded up position
    • Seat height of toilet bowl (upper edge of toilet seat) 48 cm
    • Emergency call available
    • Comment:
      • single passage width of the wing entrance door: 90 cm
      • both doors open automatically

    Access to conference and event rooms

    • Access Stepless
    • Access via elevator or other technical device
    • Entrance door passage width 90 cm
    • Comment: Foyer can be used for events up to 40 people

    Professional competence/service

    • Information on barrier-free arrival and departure by public transport can be provided.
    • Comment: Visitor service: inexpensive taxi rides (also for wheelchair users with special taxis)

    Collection of data

    • Researcher (Institution) Tourism Academy Brandenburg
    • Date of data collection 15.02.2015
    • The data presented here are verified data

    t Information for deaf and hard of hearing guests

    Short description

    • Infrared system with transmitter and receiver available, headphones can be borrowed for performances
    • Special seats provided in the middle of the hall
    • Performances for the deaf with sign language interpreters (special theatre performances marked in the programme)

      Professional competence/service

      • Information on barrier-free arrival and departure by public transport can be provided.

      Collection of data

      • The data presented here are verified data
      • Date of data collection 15.02.2016