Mowgli & Graduation Ball
Roxey Ballet presents Mowgli and Graduation Ball Informal-Sensory Friendly invited Dress Rehearsal
Saturday, April 9th at 4pm
at the Mill Ballet School Theater, 46 N Sugan Rd, New Hope, PA 18938
"We want to make sure we are always connecting and building bridges to all parts of our beautiful community. We are excited to create these types of access opportunities for people living with autism and special needs to participate in a way that makes dance more accessible and enjoyable to them."
- Mark Roxey, Executive Founding Director of Roxey Ballet
Roxey Ballet is proud to offer relaxed, sensory-friendly performances for children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, special needs or any other challenges.
These performances are great for families with young children.
What makes it "sensory-friendly"?
A friendly, supportive environment for families with special needs loved ones. Adaptations to the performance include:
lower sound levels
elimination of potentially startling special effects and lighting
house lights remain at about 50%
relaxed house rules -- you are free to get up, move around, and leave whenever you need to
allowed use of iPads and other electronics for therapeutic uses
volunteers scattered throughout the theater to assist and direct audience members as needed
quiet areas and activity areas in the lobby for taking a break
fidget objects and earplugs available
certified staff, ushers, and volunteers from a wide variety of autism service agencies, schools, and organizations