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The Nutcracker

SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE

Sensory-Friendly
Roxey Ballet Sensory-Friendly
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Wheelchair accessible

"Studies have shown that theatre experiences increase social skills for students with autism.

Our sensory-friendly performance allows everyone to experience ballet in a comfortable, nurturing, and accepting environment!"

- Lees Hummel     

Director of Education & Outreach

Roxey Ballet is proud to offer a sensory-friendly performance of the

holiday classic The Nutcracker for children and adults with

physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities or sensory disorders . 

Performance Date:

November 23rd, 2024 

3pm

Theater Information:

Mill Ballet

46 N Sugan Rd.

New Hope PA 18938

Tickets:

General seating $30

$5 processing fee will be added in the end of purchase.

Please note that all sales are final and there are no refunds.

If a show is canceled due to inclement weather a credit will be given to future shows.

What makes it "Sensory-Friendly"?


A friendly, supportive environment for families with a loved one with special needs. Adaptations to the performance are slight, including:

  • lower sound levels

  • elimination of potentially startling special effects and lighting

  • house lights on at about 20%

  • you are free to get up, move around, and leave whenever you need to

  • a reduced length of performance

  • 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 for taking a break

  • fidget objects and earplugs available

  • Story boards, visits before or after public hours, meet-a-seat program are available upon request. 

Please call or email us ahead of time to schedule these options. 

 

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