Seattle Rep is bringing patrons "into the loop!"

Seattle Repertory Theatre is proud to announce an innovative new assistive listening system for our patrons with hearing loss: the hearing loop system, a wireless technology that transmits speech or music on stage directly to theatergoers’ cochlear implants and hearing aids with T-coils. Patrons will hear sound picked up by the theatre’s PA system rather than from the microphone in an implant or hearing aid, resulting in a clearer sound with less background noise.
With the installation of this new system, Seattle Rep is now the largest institution in the city with full hearing accessibility.


What is a hearing loop?
A new assistive listening system that provides a clearer sound right to your personal hearing device.
How does a hearing loop work?
The system uses a wireless signal to transmit the sound from the theatre’s PA system to the T-coil in your cochlear implant or hearing aid.
Where will it work?
Coverage is provided wherever you see the T-coil symbol. Locations include the Bagley Wright Theatre, Leo K. Theatre, box office, concierge desk, and lobby concessions stand.


How do I use it?
  • If your personal hearing device is equipped with a T-coil, simply set your device to the ‘T’ setting. Depending on the device this can be done by pushing a button, toggling a switch, or using a remote control. This setting turns off your microphone.
  • If your device is not equipped with a T-coil, you can acquire a neck receiver that will work with the hearing loop system. Neck receivers are available at coat check.
Tell us how it’s working!
We want to know about your experience with the hearing loop. Please stop by the concierge desk and let us know, or email us at feedback@seattlerep.org.

Thank you to our partners: