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Tillgänglig teater?: Uppsats om arbetet med och den fysiska tillgängligheten på Wermland Operaoch Västanå Teater
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Political, Historical, Religious and Cultural Studies.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Accessible theater? : Essay on the work with and the physical availability of Wermland Opera and Västanå Teater (English)
Abstract [en]

This bachelor thesis is based on how the two cultural institutions in Sweden have been working onincreasing physical accessibility. Based on the three objectives specified by the Swedish Kulturrådet(Swedish Arts Council). These points are 1.forming a workplace strategy, 2. Work to remove simpleobstacles in buildings and 3.Improved Web access in regard to the accessibility for physically disabled.The work regarding the accessibility goals is set on the time frame 2011-2016. The institutions studiedin this paper are Wermland Opera and Västanå Teater and how the two institutions have worked toimplement the three objectives and how the discussion about the accessibility within the two theaters hasbeen organized.The method of information gathering in this paper has been interviews with representatives from the twotheaters. The interviewees all have different roles within the institutions, both musicians, marketers andadministrative personnel have been interviewed. And the analysis in the paper is based on discourseanalysis and discourse theory, this to show how the two institutions create and maintain the discoursessurrounding accessibility in institutions buildings.The results of the paper have shown that both institutions have made a considerable effort inimplementing the goals set by the Kulturrådet. In comparison between the two institutions WermlandOpera has a much more active discussion in regard to accessibility and the work that they can do. Bothin their theater productions and in the buildings they work within. Västanå Teater has a much more “dayto day” way of handling the work with accessibility in regarding to both the personnel and the buildingsthey work in.

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2015. , 31 p.
Keyword [en]
Keywords: availability, theater, discourse, disability, Värmland theater audience
Keyword [sv]
tillgänglighet, teater, diskurs, funktionshinder, Värmland teater publik
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Cultural Studies
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-36593OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-36593DiVA: diva2:824230
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Kulturvetenskap
Educational program
Cultural studies, 180 hp
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Available from: 2015-06-26 Created: 2015-06-21 Last updated: 2015-06-26Bibliographically approved

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