Relaxed and Sensory-Friendly Programs
Tilles Center presents relaxed performances with modified sound and light levels, specially adapted pre-performance materials, and quiet lobby areas with sensory toys for patrons who wish to move around. These performances provide a comfortable environment for individuals on the autism spectrum and those who may have limited movement, sensory and/or complex communication needs. Relaxed performances are open to all neurodivergent and neurotypical audiences and take place throughout the season as part of our Family Fun! series of performances.
Two performances will be offered in 2018-19:
The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites – Saturday, January 12 at 2 PM, Family Workshop at 1-1:45 PM
Come early for our family workshop ($5 per person)
To order tickets:
Tickets for The Rainbow Fish and The Very Hungry Caterpillar are on sale now and available to purchase online, by phone, or in person at the Box Office.
Sensory Immersion Theatre
Each spring, Tilles Center will present intimate, interactive theatre experiences for individuals on the autism spectrum and those who may have limited movement, sensory and/or complex communication needs. Sensory Immersion theatre takes place in our Patron’s Lounge and may be available to tour to your venue. Weekday matinees are available for school groups and are also open to the public. For more information contact the arts education office at 516.299.2388.
2019 Sensory Immersion Theatre:
SUDS – Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3 at 10 AM, 12 & 5 PM
Saturday, May 4 at 10 AM, 12 & 3 PM
Bluelaces Theater Company is proud to present SUDS, an immersive, multi-sensory theatrical experience for audiences with autism and other developmental differences. SUDS takes the seemingly mundane task of going to the laundromat and transforms it into an exhilarating adventure filled with water, soap, and bubbles. You’ll even meet a dancing sweatshirt and a laundry monster (who is actually very nice)!
SUDS is an intimate production and is limited to a small audience of twenty people per performance. Tickets will go on sale on November 1, and must be ordered by phone or email.
For questions about Sensory-Friendly Performances and experiences, contact: Stephanie Turner, Director of Education and Outreach 516.299.2388, email@example.com.
Community Wellness Initiatives are supported, in part, by The Fay J. Lindner Foundation. Arts Education programs are made possible, in part, by the Gilbert and Rose Tilles Endowment for Arts Education.