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Intro to Theatre Intimacy

With Anastasia St. Amand

Intro to Theatre Intimacy: Consent and Boundaries with Anastasia St. Amand

Date: Sunday, February 11, 2024
Time: 9am – 4pm
Cost: $40
Location: Morpheus Rehearsal Centre, Studio B (3512 5 Ave. NW, Lower Level)

Course Description

This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of theatre intimacy, it’s history and its importance in professional and amateur settings.

Participants will learn about:

  • Community agreements
  • Communication
  • Consent and boundaries
  • Exercises/partner practices
  • Care/closure/grounding techniques

All these exercises and techniques are designed to increase ability to communicate boundaries and knowledge to advocate for yourself and others. Take home slides/notes and resources will be provided for further learning.

Disclaimer: This workshop will not equip you with all tools necessary to be an intimacy director.

This workshop is intended for ages 16+.

Instructor Bio

Anastasia St. Amand (she/her) is a queer certified intimacy director and coordinator, an award-nominated actor, and award-winning fight director who hails from Mohkinstsis (Calgary) on Treaty 7 Territory. She works teaching and directing students at Ambrose University, Willow Park School and Calgary Arts Academy. She is the workshop committee chair and a board member for the National Society of Intimacy Professionals (NSIP), a proud team member of Principal Intimacy Professionals (PIPs), and an assistant instructor for PIP’s SAG-accredited intimacy professional training program.

Our workshops are sponsored by Theatre Alberta with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts as part of the Workshops by Request: Hometown Series. These workshops are presented at this low cost in the spirit of community theatre.

For more information or to register, please visit morpheustheatre.ca, give us a call at 403.246.2999, or email us at tickets@morpheustheatre.ca.

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