Sensory/Autism-Friendly Performance (Monday 10 July, 11:00am)
This performance is designed to create a theatre experience that is welcoming to children on the autism spectrum or with other disabilities that create sensory sensitivities.
The performance is provided in a supportive and non-judgemental environment with slight modifications to the theatre environment such as:
Lower sound levels, especially for startling or loud sounds;
House Lights remain on at a low level in the theatre during the performance;
A reduction of strobe lighting or lighting focused on the audience;
Patrons are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance; and
Provision of Support aids (including fidget toys, weighted lap pads, textured mats), an open door policy and quiet areas set up in the foyer.
Find out more information about accessibility at Sydney Opera House.