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Ballet in a Box relaxed performances by RNZB



Tue 08 Dec 2020, 01:00 pm - 2:00pm


Vodafone Events Centre
770 Great South Road Wiri Manukau


Arts Culture, Dance, Free Entry Event,


Wheelchair access, Accessible toilets, Mobility parking



Listed By:

Arts Access Aotearoa


An opportunity for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders, and other sensitivity issues or special needs, to experience the world of ballet in a sensory-friendly environment. At these performances there is a more casual approach to front of house etiquette and a more relaxed attitude to noise (voluntary and involuntary) in the auditorium. The aim is to minimize patrons’ anxiety and to ensure they have a safe and enjoyable theatre visit.

At the end of the performance there is an opportunity to talk to the dancers and see the costumes close up. 

A social story is prepared for each performance, containing descriptions of what to expect at the performance. This social story is a great way to ensure patrons get the maximum enjoyment from the experience. Download the social story here.

To book contact

mail  or contact RNZB Education, Community and Accessibility Manager Pascale Parenteau,  021 678521

Image credit: RNZB dancers Caroline Wiley and Vincent Fraola with audience members at the Vodafone Events Centre Relaxed Performance 2019. Photo credit: Frank Sin



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