Relaxed Performances have been established to welcome people who will benefit from a more relaxed performance environment, including people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), but are suited to all young theatregoers. There are two upcoming Relaxed Performances of YPT’s Munschtime! (for ages 4 to 8) on May 11 and 14. Our Interim Artistic Associate, Education, Lois Adamson, explains this initiative and why relaxed performances have become a staple of YPT’s programming, here.
“Through our experience in creating RPs at YPT, we have learned a great deal about how small changes can have a big impact on everyone. One of the most surprising outcomes of the RPs has been the impact they have had on the performers.” – Lois Adamson
YPT has created both a video and Visual Guide that provide a detailed description of what it’s like to visit the theatre. Patrons often find it helpful to review these with the young people they are bringing, prior to attending a performance. For more information, visit YPT’s accessibility page.