Siobhan Richardson from Intimacy Directors International will lead two workshops for theatre professionals, one for performers and one for directors, coaches and choreographers. This workshop is sponsored by Theatre Alberta with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Christie Lites Sales.
Intimacy For The Stage – Facilitators
Thursday, February 15 from 10:00AM – 5:00PM
in the Westbury Theatre
Learn the techniques and the language to stage human sexuality in a way that is professional, dynamic and focused on storytelling. Clarify the artistic and practical approach to this work. Focus is on subtle and specific details in choreography, and on facilitating a workspace that allows for physical and emotional chemistry between characters – without compromising personal boundaries – resulting in powerful chemistry between characters and clear, effective storytelling. Discussion topics include: creating instant chemistry, The Pillars, permission vs. consent, best practices and minimum working conditions, and psychological safety.
Siobhan Richardson is an Intimacy Director, co-founder of Intimacy Directors International (IntimacyDirectorsInternational.com) and Canadian Intimacy for Stage and Screen (CISS.online), and one of two people in Canada recognized as an Intimacy Director by Tonia Sina, founder of the Intimacy For The Stage method. Siobhan is quickly building an impressive resume in this field, including several directing and teaching credits across Canada, Europe, and the USA. Credits include Serenity Wild (Tender Container), White Biting Dog (Soulpepper), Odd One Out (Human Wick Effect), Dancock’s Dance (The Hogtown Collective), How I Learned To Drive (Trinity College Dramatic Society, University of Toronto), Aunt Dan and Lemon (Shadowtime Productions), The Container (Theatre Fix), Hogtown (The Hogtown Collective), The Trial of Judith K (Thought For Food Productions), and assistant to Intimacy Choreographer Tonia Sina on The Bakkhai (Stratford Festival, directed by Jillian Keiley). Siobhan is also an actor/fighter/singer/dancer, and a fight instructor/director. siobhanrichardson.com/intimacy
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