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Sensory Friendly Matinee - Elmira, NY

  • Clemens Center Elmira, NY United States of America (map)

Autism-Friendly Performances, or ‘Relaxed Performances’, allow audiences to have the freedom to express themselves and react openly while watching the dancers and hearing the music. For these performances, sensory stimuli such as lights and sound are modified and the theater designates quiet spaces to take a break from the show.  There is also a talk-back element to the show.  A Parsons representative will navigate the audience through the show, pausing between each piece to tell people what to look for and answer questions.  This ensures that the show moves at an accessible pace and makes the performance interactive, engaging, and comfortable for all audiences.