As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation evolves, the team at Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA) continues to closely monitor developments regionally and globally. We are following official guidelines and operating procedures based on the most recent recommendations of the Public Health Office of the Province of P.E.I. in order to support health and safety in…
Sometimes referred to as sensory-friendly experiences, Relaxed Performances give the opportunity for those with various sensitivities towards sensory stimuli to experience and enjoy live theatre.
These performances will be designed in a way to be more comfortable for audience members who may experience anxiety or are not comfortable with some aspects of a traditional theatre setting. This can include people on the Autism Spectrum and their families; those with sensory and communicative disorders or learning disabilities; people with Tourette’s syndrome; someone who might need to move often due to chronic pain or to use the facilities; or even parents with toddlers.
Relaxed Performances offered during the 2021 Charlottetown Festival: