Dallas Repertoire Ballet Sensory Friendly Nutcracker

December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Dallas Repertoire Ballet Sensory Friendly Nutcracker
2351 Performance Drive
Richardson TX 75082
Lara A Ross

We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Sensory-Friendly Nutcracker performance brought to you by the Dallas Repertoire Ballet. This performance will be specifically adapted to provide an optimal experience for those individuals with sensory processing disorders and autism. The show will premiere December 8, 2018 at 2:00 pm. This show is designed to soften the sensory experience and increase accessibility for the whole family to enjoy. Please feel free to go to our website for more information. http://www.danceada.com Scroll down and on the right side of the home page a Sensory Friendly link is available. Please see the information below as well.

What makes this performance unique…
Peruse or download the Social Story on our website to prepare audience members for what to expect during the performance
Download visual cue cards to familiarize yourself with what the volunteers and staff will use to prompt and cue as needed throughout the performance
Feel confident in the coaching of ushers and performers on what to expect and how to respond
Stop by the activity table an hour before show-time to complete a fun craft, and check out the sensory board where you can touch, feel, and manipulate the props and costume material
Enjoy a more relaxed performance that allows for the entrance and exit of individuals as needed
All audience members are released from the traditional expectations and demands of sitting still and staying silent
Anyone who needs a break from the performance can watch from the monitors in the lobby or go to the sensory room
Experience a sensory-friendly performance where: Service animals are welcome
Additional wheelchair seating is available
House lights are lifted a few levels so the theater is not totally dark
Stage lights and sound levels are adjusted
An interactive free zone is created to free space between the stage and the audience
Snacks, toys, and items that help soothe and focus are allowed in the theater

Tickets can be purchased at eisemanncenter.com