AN INTRODUCTION TO INTIMACY DIRECTION: FOR POTENTIAL INTIMACY COORDINATORS (STAGE & SCREEN)
Perth: November 13. Venue: WAAPA, Mount Lawley. Applications closed
Sydney: November 19. Venue: AFTRS, Moore Park. Applications closed
Brisbane: November 24. Venue TBC. Applications closed
Melbourne: November 30. Venue: Arts Centre, South Bank. Applications closed
Adelaide: December 6. Venue: State Theatre Company South Australia. Applications closed.
Auckland: December 12. Venue: Au Samoa House, 283 Karangahape Road. Applications close: November 18
This is a workshop for those looking to work as an intimacy director/coordinator in the future. It will be an initial introduction to the role and what it requires. Participants will learn skills and tools to facilitate intimate work in theatre and film between directors, actors, and how to negotiate with productions when approaching this work.
IMPORTANT APPLICATION DETAILS:
-This workshop is only open to directors, movement directors and experienced actors.
-It is advisable for applicants to have attended either the Intimacy on Set/Stage Workshop or Intimacy on Set/Stage Seminar prior to coming on this workshop.
-There will be a maximum of 10 participants.
-The workshop is 6 hours.
-It is not possible to observe this workshop.
-You will be required to submit a headshot/CV and brief summary of why you wish to attend/what you are hoping to achieve and any previous Intimacy Direction/Coordination or Movement Direction Work.
-Participants will receive a certificate of participation. However, this is not a qualification and does not confer the right to practice as an Intimacy Coordinator.
-On completion of the day, Ita will consider participants wishing to pursue a further training programme to become an Accredited Intimacy Coordinator with Intimacy on Set Ltd.
-Chosen participants for this further programme will receive regular training and guidance, and sharing of best practice. (Cost to be covered by attendee).
-Participants will be selected by Ita O’Brien and an industry judging panel.
The Equity Foundation recognises the diversity of the Australian and New Zealand arts community and seeks to encourage a more realistic representation of society on our stages and screens. We strongly encourage applications from applicants of varied experiences, perspectives, and circumstances including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders,Māori, people with disabilities, culturally and linguistically diverse and LGBTQI performers. Venues will be accessible to those with visible and non-visible disabilities. The presentations will be suitable for sight impaired as the slides will be discussed.