Theater and Dance

Joel Snyder is, without question, a leader in professional audio description for film, television and theatre. His experience in all of these fields ranks him at the top of this new and rapidly growing profession. His sensitivity as an artist, his skilled articulation both in writing and with the spoken word makes him an invaluable asset and torch bearer in the field of audio description.

Rod Lathim
Founder/Artistic Director
Access Theatre

1981 -2011 - Provided audio description for over 500 productions in the seasons of:

A dancer in the performance of 'Storm Reading'.

A dancer in the performance of 'Storm Reading'.

  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC
  • Ford's Theater, Washington, DC
  • Arena Stage / Kreeger Theater, Washington, DC
  • National Theater, Washington, DC
  • Carter Barron Amphitheater, Washington, DC
  • Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA
  • American Stage Company, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Amaryllis Theater Company, Philadelphia, PA
  • Open Circle Theater, Rockville, MD (on-demand AD, i.e., AD available at all performances)
  • York Little Theater, York, PA
  • DC Revels, Washington, DC
  • AXIS Dance Theatre, Oakland, CA
  • "Diagnosis of a Faun" (chor. Tamar Rogoff), George Mason University, Manassas, VA
  • American Council of the Blind, Washington, DC
  • Access Board, Washington, DC
  • VSA Arts International, Washington, DC
  • American Association of People with Disabilities, Washington, DC
  • National Endowment for the Arts - Coordinated the First Annual International Conference on Audio Description held in Washington, DC at the John F.Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - June 1995