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Everything is beautiful at the accessible ballet! On Sunday, November 27, TDF presented our inaugural Autism Friendly Performance of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® at Lincoln Center. New York City Ballet has been dancing this annual holiday favorite since 1954, but this is the first time a performance was tailored specifically for families with members on the spectrum or with sensory sensitivities. As you can see from the video below, a sweet and magical experience was had by all.
You can also check out photos from the landmark event. Visit tdf.org/autism to learn more about TDF Autism Friendly Performances.
Top image: Two excited AFP Nutcracker attendees. Photo by Joe Orecchio.