Intimacy direction on the academic stage.

Excerpts from an interview about my thoughts on the discipline and the workshop I organized at Whitman College: 1) What motivated you to put together this workshop?   Whenever I have spoken to people about intimacy coordination and what intimacy directors do, invariably the conversation ends with them sharing with me a particular situation where…

Whitman College’s Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to welcome Alexis Black of Intimacy Directors International (IDI) for a master class in intimacy direction.

There is a growing—and urgent—need in the theatre industry to create safer, more respectful working environments. The role of an Intimacy Director or Intimacy Choreographer is increasingly valued in the rehearsal and production process. This master class will demonstrate an intensive introduction to best practices and recommended working conditions for safe on-stage intimacy through discussion…

Sometimes…

the magic is simply day old coffee and a house painting brush. #Frankenstein