MAI is committed to providing an inclusive space. All our spaces are accessible to people with reduced mobility. MAI’s season includes relaxed performances and audiodescription of works for blind or partially sighted audience members, please take a look below to find out more!


accessibility features


Double doors with automatic button.


Gender-neutral washrooms with an accessible stall in each (non-automated).

Assistive devices in the Theatre and Gallery

Bring your own assistive devices (cane, wheelchair, walker, etc.) to the theatre or gallery. Please specify your requirements when purchasing your tickets or upon arrival at MAI. Members of the front of house team will help you store and retrieve your equipment as needed. 

Seating for all bodies

MAI has 3 comfortable chairs (weight capacity up to 500 lb). If you would feel more at ease in one of these chairs, please let the box office attendant or front of house manager know.


The theatre, the gallery and the café are on the first floor. There is an elevator to get to the second and fourth floors (for rehearsal spaces and MAI’s administrative office).

Accompanying  persons for spectators with a  disability: 0$

Please specify during your ticket purchase.


relaxed performances

A relaxed performance provides the opportunity to attend live performances for those who may struggle with the traditional theatre environment.

learn more about relaxed performances


audiodescription of works for blind or partially sighted audience members

Live narration allows blind and partially sighted spectators to appreciate the works presented.

learn more about audiodescription


use of vibrotactile devices for deaf audiences

The use of vibrotactile vests adds a new way of experiencing the rhythms that is not restricted to the auditory aspect.

learn more about vibrotactile vests




We are constantly looking for ways to make our service and space more accessible and value your input. Please provide us with feedback! What can we do to improve our service? Contact us at [email protected] or 514 982-1812.