Sunday, February 17
2 p.m.
Nashville Ballet
3630 Redmon Street
Nashville, TN 37209

Photo by MA2LA

Photo by MA2LA

Jump, Frog, Jump
Based on the popular children's book of the same name by Robert Kalan, this exciting tale of a frog and friends retraces from the beginning each time a new character is added: "This is the snake that dropped from a branch and swallowed the fish that swam after the frog that was under the fly that climbed out of the water- How did the frog get away? Jump Frog Jump!"  This energetic and humorous ballet is completely narrated and incorporates children from the audience as they instruct the frog to jump for his safety! The repetitive dialogue of the story helps to build important memory skills, while the art of dance, drama and visual art "bring science to life" with lessons on bugs, reptiles and other pond creatures.
This Sensory Friendly performance is designed to create an inclusive and welcoming experience for all families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities. The following support materials are available in preparation for your visit to Nashville Ballet:

  • Designated "quiet spaces" available with map identifying where they are located

  • Social story about visiting Nashville Ballet to see the performance

  • Cue cards to be held up during the performance alerting guests to loud moments

  • Lights will remain at full during the performance

  • Volume of music will be lowered

  • Accessible seating

  • No shushing

This is a FREE event, but reservations are encouraged due to limited capacity. Please click the button below to RSVP. Guests will check in at the front desk of Nashville Ballet on the day of the performance.

Questions about the performance? Please contact Community Engagement Manager Briona Richardson at brichardson@nashvilleballet.com or (615) 297-2966 x111.