Vodafone Events Centre (Manukau)
Tuesday 15 September 11am and 1pm
Duration: 45 minutes
To book contact Tiana@pacifica.org.nz
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.
At the end of the performance there is an opportunity to talk to the dancers and see the costumes close up.
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. Download the social story here.
mail email@example.com or contact RNZB Education, Community and Accessibility Manager Pascale Parenteau, 021 678521
Dance Workshops available
In collaboration with the Vodafone Events Centre and the Royal New Zealand Ballet we are pleased to offer free dance workshops to groups attending the relaxed performances. Incorporating elements from the performance these workshops are a wonderful way to get your students dancing in a relaxed and comfortable environment. No previous dance experience required.
Dates: Monday 7 September – Friday 18 September, 2020.
To book please contact RNZB Dance Educator Chloe Bishop at firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited places available.