branching out logoTilles Center Presents Branching Out

Branching Out is an original work of sensory-immersive theater with music, created by Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, specifically designed for individuals on the autism spectrum and those who may have limited movement, sensory and/or complex communication needs. This multi-sensory theatrical experience is about a journey through the four seasons. The production is an intimate experience for small audiences of twenty people per performance. For more information email

Performances for School Groups: April 2 - 4, 2025


Public Performances: April 5 - 6, 2025 


Preparing for Branching Out 

Hello Friends! We can’t wait to welcome you to Branching Out

Step 1. Music

Please listen to the three original Branching Out songs (links below). We hope it will help you sing and dance along with us at the show!

Welcome Song

Reasons for the Seasons

Opening Seasons

Step 2: Discuss the four seasons

Discuss the four seasons with your class before you come to the show. Decide which of the four seasons is your favorite, and why!

In School Branching Out Workshops
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Based on Tilles Center’s original sensory immersion stage production, this in-school workshop series explores the four seasons through immersive play, music, dance and theater. Workshops are scheduled on mutually agreeable dates and times. To learn more about pricing and to schedule workshops, email or call 516-299-2388. 

Original Co-creators

Madeline Calandrillo

Lyle Cogen

Elise May

Nina Moran

Elizabeth Trimm

Stephanie Turner

Arts Education Programs are made possible, in part, by the Gilbert and Rose Tilles Endowment for Arts Education. Additional funding provided by The Barbara Bell Cumming Charitable Trust and Sandra L. and Steven P. Harris.
Sensory Friendly Initiatives are sponsored, in part, by The Fay J. Lindner Foundation and The Theresa Foundation.