La Slague continues to offer the solidarity pricing system
For the 2021-2022 season, Carrefour francophone and La Slague are letting you decide how much to pay to attend our shows or purchase our artistic products. Why are we doing this?
- Because rich and rewarding cultural experiences should be available to everyone, regardless of their financial situation.
- Because all of Sudbury’s Francophones and Francophiles should be welcome in a supportive and vibrant community.
- Because belonging to a culture and the quality of life fostered by the arts are human rights.
How much should your ticket cost?
You are welcome to choose a reduced price for your ticket if you are struggling to meet basic needs like food, medication, lodging or transportation.
How much should you pay? See the categories below and determine your position on the scale.
Free ticket – $0
- You are unemployed or your revenue is minimal.
- You struggle to meet your basic needs and you’re financially stressed.
- You struggle to pay the cost of public transit or gas for essential transportation.
- You never eat out and you can rarely afford a ticket to a show or a cultural event.
- You use government aid, such as social assistance and food banks.
- You are a refugee or an asylum seeker.
- You have minimal or no savings.
Economy ticket – a portion of the full price
- You have limited income.
- You struggle to meet your basic needs, but you manage.
- You can pay the cost of public transit or gas for essential transportation.
- You have a job or regular work.
- You can sometimes eat out and occasionally buy tickets for a show or a cultural event.
- You have modest savings.
Regular ticket – full price
- You can comfortably meet all of your basic needs.
- You can comfortably pay the cost of public or private transportation.
- You have a job or regular paid work.
- You eat out fairly often and you can afford tickets to shows or cultural events.
- You have significant savings.
Solidarity ticket – more than the regular price
- The criteria for regular tickets describe your situation. But to help your less fortunate neighbours access arts and culture, you are willing to pay a bit more than the regular price for your ticket, thus supporting the aims of the “pay what you can” policy.
We would like to thank the Théâtre Cercle Molière in Winnipeg, which inspired this new payment scale!
La Slague is a member of the Coalition for Fair Ticketing, which brings together cultural organizations wishing to jointly reflect on best accessibility ticketing practices and thus promote access to art and culture.
La Place des Arts du Grand Sudbury is La Slague’s official box office.
Through La Place des Arts’ secure online box office
The Box Office is now at La Place des Arts, 27 Larch Street!
Call: 705 885 1076.
Health measures - COVID-19
We want our spectators to feel confident and at peace at our events, and we take everyone’s health and safety very seriously.
Here’s a rundown of measures you can expect:
- Masks are no longer mandatory, but we still recommend you use one, especially if you are immunodeficient;
- Hydroalcoholic gel stations are present at several strategic locations in the building;
- If you wish, the seats offered allow you to ensure physical distancing with the rest of the spectators.
Q&A: Accessibility and special needs
How many spots are available for wheelchairs in the concert halls used by La Slague?
At Place des Arts, 12 spots are reserved for people with reduced mobility in the Great Hall. Please select the appropriate seats on the seating chart when purchasing a ticket. In the black box in cabaret format, all the seats can be transformed into spaces for wheelchairs, walkers or companions. In theatre format, 4 places are reserved for people with reduced mobility.
For any questions, please contact the box office.
Are there reserved parking spots for persons with reduced mobility near the entrance of the venues?
Reserved parking spots for vehicles with a handicap parking permit are available near the entrance of the venues.
All ticket holders will receive details of the parking options before the date of the show, as each partner venue has its specificities.
At Place des Arts, two “drop-off” parking spaces are available on the corner of Larch Street, near the main entrance. The city of Sudbury allows a maximum of 4 free hours for any vehicle holding a regulatory sticker. A detailed parking plan for Place des Arts will be available soon.
Are there accessible washrooms for persons with reduced mobility?
At Place des Arts, mixed sanitary facilities are available on all floors.
Other useful information:
Place des Arts is equipped with hearing loops to make events accessible to individuals with hearing impairments.
A hearing loop or magnetic loop is an aid that uses a magnetic induction loop.
If you would like to take advantage of this service, notify the box office to reserve a headset when you purchase your ticket, or a few days before the event you are attending. You can contact the box office at 705 886 1076, Tuesday through Friday, between 11am and 5pm, or email email@example.com.
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La Slague's Evolution
La Slague was established in 1964 by the Centre des jeunes de Sudbury. After many years of success, La Slague went dormant, and then reappeared for a time in the mid-1980s as a community-based volunteer organization. With La Slague’s renaissance in 2006 as part of the Carrefour francophone, a third generation of concert promotion activities was afoot.