Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® | Photo: Alexander Iziliaev
Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® | Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Sensory Friendly Performances

Sensory friendly performances are designed to create a welcoming environment for families with children who are on the autism spectrum, may have sensory sensitivities, and anyone who may benefit being in a more relaxed environment.

  

GEORGE BALANCHINE'S THE NUTCRACKER®

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
12:00 P.M.
Academy of Music

Accommodations for this performance include:

Adjusted Lighting and Sound

  • Lower sound levels throughout the performance
  • Lights will remain on at a low level in the theater during the performance

Relaxed Theater Rules

  • Guests are free to talk, leave their seats, and move freely during the performance
  • Designated safe/quiet area within the theater (Canteen located on the lower level of the Academy of Music)
  • Gluten-free concession options

Check out our pre-visit materials (prepared by Professor Roger Ideshi, JD, OT/L, FAOTA and Christina Smith, OTR/L)


Going to the Theater

The Story of The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker Characters