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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Autism Friendly Ballet Performance: Arch Contemporary Ballet

Arch for Autism

An accessible performance for children, teens, adults, and their friends and family on the autism spectrum.

SATURDAY, AUG 12TH AT 2:00 PM

-Welcoming and encouraging environment
-1 hour performance or less
-Social Narrative available online 
-Video of the performance venue online
-Autism therapist in the lobby for quiet time if neededå
-Meet the dancers after the show
-Fidgets available for audience
-Sound level adjustments and lighting adjustments
-House lights left on

This performance will be 45 minutes, have a supportive environment for an audience of families and friends with children or adults who are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or other sensitivity issues. Adjustments to the production include reduction of obscure lighting, shorter running time, and reduction of any sudden sounds. Plus, there will be an autism specialist, for those who need to leave their seats during the performance.

Running time: 45 minutes (no intermission)

PURCHASE TICKETS NOW AT WWW.ARCHBALLET.COM
DOWNLOAD SOCIAL NARRATIVE AT WWW.ARCHBALLET.COM

Saturday, August 12th at 2:00 PM

Sheen Center
18 Bleecker St, between Elizabeth and Mott St

www.ArchBallet.com/Arch-For-Autism

About the ballets:

WORLD PREMIERE: POINTE OF MOTION// 
Inspired by how can have a profound change on someone’s behavior, this new work explores the impact music plays in society. The sound and messages we release through our art form directly impact our listeners in powerful ways. This is especially true of the youth and adolescents of our society, who are still extremely malleable to the world around them. The dancers movement set the tone and the music, as they create the sound of the piece in real time using Point Motion technology on stage.

Come to the lobby after the show and see how Point Motion works yourself by creating music with your movement! Point Motion is a technology to aide in Autism music therapy come try it out after the show.


WORLD PREMIERE: DRIFTLESS FRACTION// 
‘Driftless Fraction’ is refreshing and exciting. This work is the result of Arch Contemporary Ballet’s National Summer Intensive for Dance & Composition at New York City Center – this world premiere performance showcases the dancers of this workshop and a world premiere composition by composers of the program.

Audience members get to meet the cast after the show!
Our performances have an inclusive environment that allows for a friendly and positive show.
Loud noises, getting out of your seat, wiggling, and clapping is encouraged and embraced through the performance!
Help make these performances possible by becoming a Friend of Arch Contemporary Ballet today.

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