Garth Fagan Dance Studio Accessibility

Garth Fagan Dance: an internationally acclaimed contemporary American dance company.


All Fringe events will take place on the 3rd floor.

Location

50 Chestnut St. 

Rochester, NY 14604

Manager

Bill Ferguson

Communications/<Marketing Associate

Norlene Remollata

Accessible Approach/Entrance

  • Accessible entrance is through the adjacent Montage entrance and through a connecting hallway on the right.
  • Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36” wide
  • Objects can be detected by person with visual disability using a cane

Parking and Drop-Off Areas

  • There is no parking lot available for the Garth Fagan Dance Studio.
  • Attendees may choose to access available street parking.
  • Accessible spaces are available in the East End Garage (downtown Rochester)
    • Swan Street entrance offers seven (7) accessible spaces
      • Closest to accessible entrance on route from Barrett Place to Gibbs Street
      • Drop off with accessible path for paratransit users – enter Swan Street from East Avenue or from Main Street
      • Spaces are 8’ wide with 5’ wide access aisles - two spaces have an 8’ wide access aisle
      • Access aisles for van accessible spaces marked with hash marks
      • Automatic door and ramp on the south side of garage to exit onto Swan Street – ramp length 110”/height 4”
    • Main Street entrance
      • A minimum of fifteen (15) accessible spaces on three (3) levels – spaces are closest to exit (level 1) and elevator (levels 2 and 3)
        • Level 1 – (5) spaces near entrance – access aisles for van accessible spaces marked with hash marks
      • Closest to accessible entrance on route from Main Street to Gibbs Street
      • Drop off with accessible path for paratransit users – enter Swan Street from Main Street
      • Curb cuts at Main/Swan Street corners and Main/Gibbs Street corners
  • Accessible spaces marked with International Symbol of Accessibility

Entrance

  • Venue entrance accessible with at least 32” clear opening and 3/4” or less beveled threshold edge
  • Doors propped open for guest entry before performances
  • Box office stationed outside the doors in the corridor area

Vertical Circulation

  • The elevator is visible as soon as one enters the main building.
  • Currently, only one elevator is operational.  The elevator is small (approx. 4 ½’ x 5’).  It may be difficult for a wheelchair to be maneuvered within this space.
  • The hallway call buttons are higher than 48”.
  • Venue is visible upon exiting the elevator on the 3rd floor.
  • Select *L to return to the main level from the 3rd floor.

Rooms and Spaces

  • Aisles at least 36” wide
  • 5’ circle or T-shaped space for turning a wheelchair completely
  • Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas
  • Two entrances into the performance space

Seats, Tables, and Counters

• Flexible seating that can be arranged in any configuration to accommodate wheelchairs with companion seating

Elevator

• Elevator to the performing space on the 3rd floor

• Call button in hallway no higher than 42 inches

Restrooms

  • No pictogram used to identify restrooms
  • Women’s restroom is wheelchair accessible
    • Two stalls with one equipped with grab bars wide; however, the stall is not wide enough to accommodate a wheelchair
    • Stall door can be opened/closed with a closed fist, but not locked
    • Faucet can be operated with a closed fist
    • Soap and paper towel dispenser higher than 44”
    • Toilet seat is 17” to 19” high
  • Men’s restrooms is wheelchair accessible
    • Two stalls, with one equipped with grab bars and large enough to accommodate a wheelchair (approx. 48” x 69”)
    • Stall doors can be operated with a closed fist, but not locked
    • Faucet can be operated with a closed fist
    • Soap and paper towel dispenser higher than 44”
    • Toilet seat is 17” to 19” high

Contact

Norlene Remollata at (585) 454-3260 or norlene@garthfagandance.org

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