Black Diamond Ballet is proud to present the first professional Sensory Friendly Performance of the Nutcracker in the greater San Francisco Bay Area!
Saturday, Dec. 17th, 2022
El Campanil Theatre, Antioch CA
Discount Code: INCLUSION
valid until Dec. 10th
Black Diamond Ballet values creating accessible theatre experiences for all individuals in our community. We are committed to increasing access and inclusion for those with cognitive or physical disabilities. At our sensory-friendly performance of our 10th Annual Nutcracker ballet, sensory modifications are balanced with preserving an engaging theatre experience for all individuals and their families.
The sensory-friendly performance is designed especially for individuals with autism spectrum disorders, sensory sensitivities, or other disabilities.
To provide a supportive and welcoming environment for individuals and families, sensory-friendly performances include:
-House lights will remain at a low level during the performance
-Reduction of loud sounds
-Reduction of flashing or jarring lights
-Sensory support (fidgets, earplugs) are available to audience members upon request
-A quiet area is designated in the lobby. Audience members may exit and re-enter as needed
-A relaxed atmosphere: audience members can vocalize and talk throughout the performance
-Audience members are welcome to bring their own manipulatives, seat cushions, comfort objects, and extra support items.
-Tablets, smart phones, and other electronic devices will be allowed with headphones during the performance
-Running Time: Approximately 1 hr.
-Tour of the theatre space prior to the show is available Friday, Dec. 16th at 3pm (please contact the box office to join.)
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