As a continuation of our Line Drawn Initiative work, StageSource in developing programming and resources to create safe work spaces, and prevent harassment in the New England Theatre Community.
Learn from Claire Warden, an international leader of the Intimacy Direction movement and part of the teaching team of Intimacy Directors International (IDI). This workshop offers tools for facilitating a safe and effective environment for basic intimacy work in a professional situation, with special attention paid to combining your theatre's current artistic methods with our five-pillar approach. This workshop prepares theaters to work with intimacy directors and for integration of consent practices in production settings.
This workshop is designed for theatre administrators, staff, and producers. If you are also an actor, director, or stage manager, check out the workshop at 11am as well!
There are only 20 slots available, so grab yours before it's gone!
Early Bird Registration for StageSource Members is $40
Registration for StageSource Members after April 17th & Non-Members is $60*
*We have two financially supported slots available. Apply here or contact email@example.com with any questions.
April 27th from 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Hosted by Boston Conservatory at Berklee
132 Ipswich Street
Boston, MA 02215
CLAIRE WARDEN (she/her/hers) is an intimacy director and coordinator, fight director, teacher and actress with over twenty years experience in theatre, TV and film across America and the UK. She is the Director of Engagement with Intimacy Directors International and a founding member of IDI - UK, and is co-leading the intimacy direction movement across America and the world. Claire consults for and intimacy coordinates on television networks, including HBO, as well as independent films. She will shortly be making history as the first intimacy director in a Broadway production for Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, with Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon. Off-Broadway, she was the intimacy and fight director of Slave Play (NYTW), Daddy (Vineyard/New Group) and the upcoming BLKS (MCC Theatre) as well as others both in New York and regionally.
Claire trains faculty & students in acting training institutions across the country, including Yale, NYU, Stella Adler, Cambridge University (UK), the O’Neill Theatre Center, Muhlenberg College, Sarah Lawrence, HB Studios, UConn, Northeastern University, Sonoma State and is the Intimacy Consultant and Director at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She has presented and given workshops for conferences and theatre communities on both sides of the Atlantic. She is also part of the teaching team of Intimacy Directors International, training the next generation of Intimacy Directors, Choreographers and Coordinators.
She is a faculty member of Shakespeare and Company, MA as fight and text teacher as well as a freelance choreographer and acting coach. Her movement training and extensive background in acting is coupled with her broad experience in working with directors and actors of all levels and backgrounds across the UK and America. Her focus, joy and purpose is empowering those she works with to achieve their full creative potential. She is deeply committed to serving the ensemble, advocacy for actors and supporting artists in their creative process.