Intro to Theatre Intimacy: Consent and Boundaries
with ANASTASIA ST. AMAND
This workshop will introduce participants to the concept of theatre intimacy, it’s history and it’s importance in professional and amateur settings. Participants will learn about: Community agreements, Communication, Consent and Boundaries, Exercises/Partner practices, and Care/Closure/Grounding techniques. All of these exercises and techniques are designed to increase ability to communicate boundaries and knowledge in order 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+
Anastasia St. Amanda is an intimacy director, intimacy coordinator, drama teacher, an award nominated actor, and an award-winning fight director. She has been active in professional, semi-professional and amateur theatre in Calgary for over 15 years. During the course of her career, she has had the great fortune to hone her skills in a welcoming and energetic community. Anastasia has recently had the opportunity to take the skills learned during her time in the Calgary Arts community to new challenges with Principal Intimacy in British Columbia on a variety of film and television projects.
Saturday, April 15 12:30 - 6:30pm
Morpheus Rehearsal Centre (3512 5 Avenue NW, Lower Level), Studio B
This workshop is sponsored by Theatre Alberta with funding from The Alberta Foundation for the Arts as part of the ‘Workshops by Request: Hometown Series’
This workshop is presented at this low cost in the spirit of community theatre.