Footlighters Theater welcomes you and your family to enjoy a special Relaxed /Sensory Friendly performance that has been adjusted for audience members of diverse sensory and communication needs. This may include, but is not limited to, individuals under 6 years old, individuals with Autism, ADD and sensory sensitivities.
The performance will include some loud noises such as music, singing, shouting and applause. Actors will be moving through the main aisle in the audience on multiple occasions.
Adjustments to the performance include:
*House lights on low, lighting left on in entrances
*Reduced lighting (strobe, flashes)
*Reduced volume on harsh or startling sounds/pitches
*Access to downstairs and outside areas for a quiet breaks
*Freedom to respond physically and vocally throughout the performance
- for example, members of the audience may feel free to use electronic speech output devices, rock, dance, stand, move. This is a judgment free zone!
Some fidget toys are available to use for the duration of the performance. Audience members are encouraged to bring items for their best function and comfort, including communication devices, fidget/sensory items and noise reducing headphones.
*Please note that our historic building currently has access only by stairs.*
Please see the attached Pre-show materials with some information on what to expect.
If your group would benefit from being familiar with the story for reference, this link shows a 12 minute animated version of A Christmas Carol.
We look forward to entertaining you!
Enjoy the show!