Dayton Ballet Sensory-Friendly Nutcracker Performance
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 | 1:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
The Dayton Ballet will be performing a Sensory-Friendly showing of The Nutcracker on December 20 starting at 1:00pm. Ticket are available at the box office or online and cost $15 dollars using the code sensoryballet. Doors will open at 12:30pm.
What makes this performance sensory-friendly? It features a friendly, supportive environment for families with a loved one with autism spectrum disorder, sensory sensitivities, or other special needs. Adaptations to the performance are slight, including the following:
- Dimmed house lights (30% brightness during the entire performance)
- Lower sound levels
- Elimination of startling special effects and lighting
- Relaxed theater rules—freedom to get up, move around, and come and go as you desire
- Designated quiet areas
- Ushers available throughout the Schuster Center to assist patrons
- Trained and informed dancers, staff, ushers, and other volunteers to ensure a memorable experience for you and your family
See a walk-through video guide below. If you have any questions, call Ticket Center Stage at (888) 228-3630.