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Autism friendly performance in London this Saturday of Dance Please!

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Fizzybet Wed 16-Nov-11 14:57:39

We've been working with consultants and developing a performance tailored to children with ASD. I know this is a message board rather than a ground for advertising but I also know just how infrequently opportunities like this arise for children to be in a relaxed and considered performance environment. We would love you to come and would really appreciate your feedback too!

Dance Please!
Presented by TPO Company and Tom Dale
Produced by Crying Out Loud

Come inside a digital world of magical animations and spectacular sounds created by Italy?s leading children?s theatre company TPO.

Re-mix rhythms and make new sounds by dipping your hand under the light. Splash virtual colour across the room by shaking your body or throw wild shapes by wiggling a finger.

Move, play and take part in a unique performance with TPO?s award winning technology in a new collaboration with British choreographer Tom Dale.

Age guidance: 5-10

1 hour (no interval)

Saturday 19th November . Autism Friendly Performance
Doors open: from 3.45pm
Familiarisation Session and Refreshments: 4pm
Performance: 5pm

Price for autism performance: £4 per child.

This performance is aimed at families with children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or communication disorder. It is a limited capacity performance, with adapted lighting and sound. Parents and siblings are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided before the show to create a friendly environment.
The performance has a relaxed atmosphere; audiences are welcome to come in and out, to make noise, to take their time and to make use of the chill out area.
Come and meet some of the creative team before the show starts to help reduce anxiety by finding out more about what will happen in a safe and relaxed environment, and meet other local parents and children over a cup of tea.

Autism friendly performances are supported by City Bridge Trust and The Goldsmiths? Company.

To get tickets and more info - http://www.chatspalace.co.uk/danceplease/
To download the visual stories - http://www.chatspalace.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Dance-Please-Visual-Story.pdf

I hope to see you there!

Lizzy

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