my education & training

IDC CERTIFICATION
IN PROGRESS

I am currently in the process of pursuing full certification with IDC (Intimacy Directors & Coordinators). In the meantime, I continue to pursue additional training through IDC, TIE (Theatrical Intimacy Education), and other advocacy organizations. 

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intimacy direction TRAINING

INTIMACY DIRECTORS & COORDINATORS (IDC)

40 HOURS

  • Level 2 (of 4) of Certification Course, online component (Maya Herbsman, Claire Warden), June 2021

  • Level 1 (of 4) of Certification Course (Maya Herbsman, Sarah Lozoff), January 2021

  • Consent Culture in Devised Theatre (Colleen Hughes), December 2020

  • Faculty Leadership: Facilitating Consent in High Contact Disciplines (Jill Carlson), November 2020

  • Consent in Rehearsals (Maya Herbsman), October 2020

  • Considerations for Virtual Intimacy (Alicia Rodis, Sasha Smith), October 2020

  • Building Closure Practices (Samantha Kaufman), October 2020

  • Let's Talk About Intimacy: Approaching Communication (Yarit Dor), August 2020

  • Acting Intimacy Essentials (Jessica Steinrock), July 2020

  • Intimacy Direction & COVID-19 (Claire Warden), July 2020

  • Working Together: Intimacy Directors & Fight Directors (Eli Lynn, Colleen Hughes), July 2020

THEATRICAL INTIMACY EDUCATION (TIE)

23 hours

  • 2-Day Workshop Weekend Training (Chelsea Pace), November 2019

  • Intimacy Choreography (Chelsea Pace, Laura Rikard), February 2020

INTIMACY COORDINATORS OF COLOR (ICC)

1.5 hours

  • Intimacy Beyond the Binary, May 2021

MOVEMENT & CHOREOGRAPHY

Experience with Viewpoints, Viola Spolin, and dance choreography

FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHY & STAGE COMBAT

Experience performing, choreographing, and teaching hand-to-hand, unarmed combat, including group violence

CERTIFICATION IN PROCESS

(12 hours)

Unarmed Theatrical Combat

Chris Duval, Dueling Arts International

August 2021

MENTAL HEALTH first aid & trauma-informed care

CERTIFICATION in Mental Health First Aid

(6 hours)

Mental Health First Aid Organization, July 2021

ANTI-RACISM & RACIAL EQUITY

Anti-Racist Theatre: A Foundational Course

(6 hours)
Nicole Brewer
March 2021

Building Racial Equity

(6 hours)
Race Forward
​August 2020

gender identity & sexual orientation

(Member of the LGBTQ community)

Self-Guided Foundational Safe Zone Training

(1 hour)
The Safe Zone Project
August 2020

OTHER EDUCATION

​Bachelor's in Theatre Education
BYU-Idaho
December 2012

anti-harassment

Stand Up Against Street Harassment

(1 hour)
Hollaback!
​July 2020

BYSTANDER INTERVENTIOn

Bystander Intervention Certification

(2 hours)
Intimacy Coordinators Alliance Film and Television

​July 2020

mediation & conflict resolution

​Bystander Intervention 2.0: Conflict De-escalation 

(1 hour)
Hollaback! 
​July 2020