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Relaxed and Sensory Adapted performances

Perfect for anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed performance environment – including those with an autism spectrum condition or learning disability.

Relaxed and Sensory Adapted performances

Relaxed performances

These have a more relaxed performance environment, allowing for noise and movement in the auditorium, a chill-out space for patrons who may need time away from the performance, and re-entry when needed.

The National Theatre provides a limited number of Relaxed performances, and when the theatre is able to re-open, we will provide details of Relaxed Performances below.

A parent on attending a Relaxed Puppetry Workshop: ‘They're great. It allows the children and young adults with additional needs to really feel confident and safe. To completely enjoy themselves without being judged. They’re facilitated in feeling more able in themselves.’

Sensory adapted performances

A relaxed performance environment that also includes technical changes to the production, such as adjustments to light and sound effects, for those with sensory sensitivities.

The National Theatre provides a limited number of Sensory Adapted performances, and and when the theatre is able to re-open, we will provide details of Sensory Adapted Performances  below.

What to expect at a Relaxed Performance

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