CURRENT ADLA MEMBERS
Her exhibit work includes audio described audio tour for the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach and fine art description for the CORE art exhibits sponsored by Arts and Services for Disabled in Long Beach. She wrote the description for the Blue Man Group at their venue in Orlando, Florida, which uses new technology to make the pre–recorded description available at every performance.
Teri is one of the co–founders of the California Audio Describers Alliance (CADA) which advocates for description in the state. In 2006, CADA adopted standards that its members use in California. These formed the starting point for the national Audio Describers Alliance standards and were provided to the Described and Captioned Media Project and AFB to assist their development of standards for education materials under a grant from the US Department of Education.
She is an audio describer and trainer and brought Audio Description to the state of Georgia in 1987. Upon moving to Los Angeles in 1997 she established audio description services through Audio Description Los Angeles (ADLA) and the Los Angeles Radio Reading Service. After training describers for the Tournament of Roses Parade, ADLA soon added the Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse Rubicon Theatre, Colony Theatre and Kirk Douglas Theatre as well as cultural organizations including the Aquarium of the Pacific.
She has trained describers for ADLA, Very Special Arts Georgia, ARTability, Yale Repertory Theatre, Amaryllis Theatre, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Kickstart Disability Arts and Culture, Picasso PRO and for the LEAD conference through the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC. She is currently a member of the California Audio Describers Alliance and the national Audio Description Coalition.
As a LARRS volunteer since 1997, JC is the most sought after reader, because she reads on holidays! In addition, JC has provided live audio description of the Tournament of Roses Parade at LARRS on–site location along the parade route. She was in the first group of describers trained by LARRS and has been a participant in the ADLA audio description program at the CTG since its inception.
JC has over 100 audio description theatre credits including Death of a Salesman, Romeo & Juliet, Contact, Three, In Real Life, Car Man, Aida, My Old Lady, The Full Monty, The Moliere Comedies, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, The House of Bernarda Alba, Big River, Mamma Mia, Morning’s at Seven and Bring in ’Da Noise, Bring in ’Da Funk, The Goat, Caroline or Change, The Cherry Orchard, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Importance of Being Ernest, 13 (The Musical), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Jersey Boys, Sweeney Todd, My Fair Lady, A Chorus Line, 9 to 5 The Musical, Pippin, Mary Poppins, Dreamgirls, South Pacific, and The Glass Menagerie.