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Audiences at Children's Theatre Company

Children’s Theatre Company is committed to ensuring that the transformative power of live theatre is accessible to all. Accessible performances include those with Audio Description, American Sign Language, and Sensory Friendly. 

For more information, or if you need assistance or an accommodation not mentioned below, please call the Ticket Office at 612.874.0400 or email tickets@childrenstheatre.org.

For accommodations during weekday Student Matinees, please email schools@childrenstheatre.org. 

Access Services


 

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Mobility

CTC’s performance spaces, classrooms, restrooms, and administrative offices are all accessible according to ADA guidelines. Wheelchair and mobility accessible rows in both theatres can be accessed without using stairs. In the UnitedHealth Group Stage, Row O is accessible and in the Cargill Stage, Row A is accessible. Accessible restrooms are located in both of our lobbies. Please request wheelchair seating when booking your tickets so our ticket office associates can better serve you. Disability parking is available in multiple locations around the theatre.

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ASL Interpretation

American Sign Language interpretation is offered at select performances.

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Assistive Listening Devices

Both the UnitedHealth Group and Cargill Stages are equipped with Assistive Listening Devices for our patrons who require additional audio support in performances. Headsets are available to use free of charge at the Audience Support Station in the theatre lobbies. Consult your audiologist to answer questions about which audio cables you need to connect your hearing technology or cochlear implant to the ALD if you do not wish to use the provided headset. 

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Audio Description

Audio Description is offered at select Friday evening performances. 

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Blind or Low Vision

Large print programs and Sensory Tours are available upon request by contacting the Ticket Office. Certified service animals and guide dogs are permitted to assist our patrons.

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Sensory Friendly Performances

CTC understands that patrons with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sensory Processing Disorder have unique and varying sensory needs and sensitivities, as may individuals with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, and other sensory, social, and cognitive disabilities and mental illnesses. At our Sensory Friendly performances, sensory modifications are balanced with preserving the engaging theatre experience desired by all children and families. Sensory Friendly programming was developed in partnership with Fraser, ByPercent and the Autism Society of Minnesota.

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Access Performances


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Annie

ASL Interpreted Performances: Friday, December 10, 2021 at 7pm and Sunday, December 19, 2021 at 5pm

Audio Described Performance: Friday, December 10, 2021 at 7pm

Sensory Friendly Performance: Friday, January 7, 2022 at 7pm

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Bina’s Six Apples

ASL Interpreted Performance: Friday, February 4, 2022 at 7pm

Audio Described Performance: Friday, February 4, 2022 at 7pm

Sensory Friendly Performance: Friday, February 11, 2022 at 7pm

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Circus Abyssinia: Tulu

ASL Interpreted Performance: Friday, February 11, 2022 at 7pm

Audio Described Performance: Friday, February 11, 2022 at 7pm

Sensory Friendly Performance: Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 11am

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Something Happened in Our Town

ASL Interpreted Performance: Friday, March 25, 2022 at 7pm

Audio Described Performance: Friday, March 25, 2022 at 7pm

Sensory Friendly Performance: Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 11am

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical

ASL Interpreted Performances: Friday, May 20, 2022 at 7pm and Sunday, June 5, 2022 at 5pm

Audio Described Performance: Friday, May 20, 2022 at 7pm

Sensory Friendly Performance: Friday, June 17, 2022 at 7pm