FTA values the diversity of its audience, artists and workforce, and is committed to presenting dance and theatre that is inclusive and accessible to all members of society. We are working to ensure that every person, regardless of ability, may have equal access to our shows in a safe, respectful environment supportive of human dignity. 

Reduced Mobility

Esplanade Tranquille

The venues where FTA presents performances are, for the most part, accessible for people with reduced mobility.

Upon presentation of the Companion Leisure Card (CLC), we offer a free ticket to the person accompanying them.

In order to help us welcome you under the best possible conditions, please let us know that you are coming (514 844 3822).

Download the 2022 venues chart (in French) for reference.



i/O by Dominique Leclerc © Valerie Remise

Shows in foreign languages are presented with French and English surtitles.

Most French-language performances are surtitled in English, and vice versa.

Surtitles can be useful for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. 




Audio Description

Encantado by Lia Rodrigues © Sammi-Landweer

The June 8 performance of Encantado by choreographer Lia Rodrigues came with an audio description option for those who are blind and visually impaired, presented in association with Danse-Cité.





Cispersonnages en quête d’auteurice by Joe Jack & John © Thibault Carron

The June 3 performance of Cispersonnages en quête d’auteurice as well as all performances of The Making of Pinocchio were presented as relaxed ones.

Relaxed performances are open to all, including people with neurological or anxiety disorders. The venue and the artists on stage adopt a welcoming attitude towards noise and movement.




Online performances

Reminiscencia by Malicho Vaca Valenzuela © Christian Ellwanger


Tune in to FTA wherever you are! This edition, two of our shows were available online.

+ Reminiscencia : June 4 to 6
+ The Making of Pinocchio : May 24 to June 8


Sensitive content

Qaumma by Vinnie Karetak + Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory © Maryse Boyce


Before, during and after three shows dealing with sensitive topics, counsellors were on site to offer a listening ear, comfort and food for thought.

+ Qaumma
+ The Making of Pinocchio
+ William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, A Radical Retelling by Cliff Cardinal


For more details about our accessibility measures, contact the box office at 514 844 3822 / 1 866 984 3822.