Relaxed and Sensory Friendly Performances

Experience the joy of dance in a supportive theatre setting

An opportunity for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders, and other sensitivity issues or special needs, to experience the world of ballet in a sensory-friendly environment. At these performances there is a more casual approach to front of house etiquette and a more relaxed attitude to noise (voluntary and involuntary) in the auditorium. The aim is to minimize patrons’ anxiety and to ensure they have a safe and enjoyable theatre visit.

A social story is prepared for each performance, containing descriptions of what to expect at the performance. This social story is a great way to ensure patrons get the maximum enjoyment from the experience.

2023 Relaxed Performances announced soon!

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JL8844 Artists Calum Gray and Luke Cooper meeting audience members after a relaxed performance in 2021. Photo by Stephen A'Court.

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