my education & training

intimacy direction + coordination

~74 hours of training

Staging Outercourse

Chelsea Pace | Theatrical Intimacy Education | June 2022

(3 hours)

 

Staging Intercourse

Chelsea Pace | Theatrical Intimacy Education | June 2022

(3 hours)

 

Acting Intimacy for TV and Film

Lizzy Talbot | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | April 2022

(1.5 hours) 

Staging Non Consent

Chelsea Pace | Theatrical Intimacy Education | March 2022

(3 hours)

 

Voicing Sex

Rachel Finley | Intimacy Coordinators of Color | March 2022

(3 hours)

 

Intro to Kink & BDSM for Theatre, TV, and Film

Dr Timaree Schmit | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | November 2021

(1.5 hours)

 

CERTIFICATION COURSE, LEVEL 2

Maya Herbsman, Claire Warden (Lavender Section) | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | June 2021

(15 hours)

 

Intimacy Choreography

Chelsea Pace | Theatrical Intimacy Education | February 2021

(7 hours)

 

CERTIFICATION COURSE, LEVEL 1

Maya Herbsman, Sarah Lozoff | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators |  January 2021

(12 hours)

 

Considerations for Virtual Intimacy

Alicia Rodis, Sasha Smith | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | October 2020

(1.5 ours)

 

Building Closure Practices

Samantha Kaufman | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | October 2020

(1.5 hours)

 

Let’s Talk About Intimacy: Approaching Communication

Yarit Dor | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | August 2020

(1.5 hours)

 

Acting Intimacy Essentials

Jessica Steinrock | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | July 2020

(1.5 hours)

 

Intimacy Direction & COVID-19

Claire Warden | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | July 2020

(1.5 hours)

 

Working Together: Intimacy Directors & Fight Directors

Eli Lynn, Colleen Hughes | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | July 2020

(1.5 hours)

 

Workshop Weekend

Chelsea Pace | Theatrical Intimacy Education | November 2019

(16 hours)

consent

~7 hours

 

Power Dynamics

Lauren Kiele DeLeon | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | September 2022

(0.75 hours)

 

Consent Culture in Devised Theatre

Colleen Hughes | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | December 2020

(1.5 hours)

 

Everybody for Every Body: Understanding Boundaries for the Entire Creative Team

Claire Warden | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | December 2020

(1.5 hours)

 

Faculty Leadership: Facilitating Consent in High Contact Disciplines

Jill Matarelli Carlson | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | November 2020

(1.5 hours)

 

Consent in Rehearsals

Maya Herbsman | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | October 2020

(1.5 hours)

fight choreography + stage combat

Currently seeking certification 

 

Experience in staging and performing unarmed combat utilizing safety protocols, including: 

  • Falls (forwards, backwards, to the side) 

  • Jabs, punches, slaps

  • Kicks

  • Head butts 

  • Strangling/choking

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MENTAL HEALTH first aid + TRAUMA STEWARDSHIP

~14 hours

 

Advanced Master Program for the Treatment of Trauma

National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine | October 2022

(5 hours)

 

Trauma-Informed Practices

Chelsea Pace | Theatrical Intimacy Education | October 2021

(3 hours)

 

CERTIFICATION in Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Organization | July 2021

(6 hours)

BYSTANDER INTERVENTION

~3 hours

 

Stand Up Against Street Harassment

Hollaback! (now Right To Be) | July 2020

​(1 hour)

 

Bystander Intervention Certification
Intimacy Coordinators Alliance Film and Television | July 2020

(2 hours)

MEDIATION, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, + JUSTICE

~7 hours

 

Anatomy of an Apology: When "Ouch/Oops" Isn't Enough

Charlie Baker | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | September 2022

(1.5 hours)

 

Calling In Workshop

Loretta Ross, Loan Tran | September 2022

(3 hours)

Building Robust Pathways of Reporting

Zev Steinrock | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | November 2021

(1.5 hours)

 

​Bystander Intervention 2.0: Conflict De-escalation 
Hollaback! (now Right To Be) | July 2020

(1 hour)

ANTI-RACISM + EDI

~12 hours

 

Anti-Racist Theatre: A Foundational Course
Nicole Brewer | March 2021

(6 hours)

Building Racial Equity
Race Forward | August 2020

(6 hours)

GENDER IDENTITY + SEXUAL ORIENTATION

~16 hours

 

Intimacy Beyond the Binary

Adi Cabral, Kirsten Baity, Raja Benz, Jace Meyer-Crosby | Intimacy Coordinators of Color | May 2021

(3 hours)

 

Queering the Schoolhouse: LGBTQ+ Inclusion For Educators

Coursera: University of Colorado | December 2021

(12 hours)

 

Self-Guided Foundational Safe Zone Training

The Safe Zone Project | August 2020

(1 hour)

Proud Member of the LGBTQ community

movement

~hundred of hours

 

Laban for Intimacy Work

Nicole Perry | Intimacy Directors & Coordinators | February 2022

(8 hours)

 

Alba Emoting, Level 2 Training

Hyrum Conrad, BYU-Idaho, 2005 - 2006

(30 hours)

 

20+ years experience in dance (jazz, tap, ballet, musical theatre, contemporary)

 

Experience with Viewpoints, Viola Spolin