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STG Presents: Disney’s The Lion King, a Sensory Friendly Performance

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  • January 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Sensory Access is excited to be working with STG and Disney to provide this Sensory-Friendly performance of the Lion King at Seattle’s historic Paramount Theatre! This show will be performed in a supportive and judgment free environment for families and friends with children or adults affected by autism or other sensory issues to enjoy the shared experience of live theatre. Click here to learn more and purchase tickets.

This performance will feature:

– Lower sound level, especially for startling or loud sounds
– 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
– Designated quiet and activity areas within the theatre
– Space throughout the theatre for standing and movement
– Guidance and sensory supports (fidgets, earplugs, noise reducing ear-muffs) available in the lobby before the show
– Audience members are welcome to bring their own manipulatives, seat cushions, comfort objects, and extra support items to the show
– Prior to the performances, tours can be scheduled with the Education Department. Please contact marisolb@stgpresents.org
– Use of tablets, smart phones, and other electronic devices can be used with headphones during the performance
– Extra staff and volunteer support
– STG staff trained to be inviting and accommodating to families’ needs
– Licensed Therapists from Sensory Access will be available on every floor to support patrons in need
– Character Guide, Guide to Attending the Show (Social Narrative) and Sensory Guide will be available


Paramount Theatre
911 Pine Street, Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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