Classes & Workshops

Intimacy Direction: Artist's Lab for Directors, Actors, and Stage Managers

Claire Warden, Intimacy Director and part of the teaching team of Intimacy Directors International, brings IDI's training, practices and methodology in the discipline of Intimacy Direction. 

Specifically for directors, this advanced workshop delves deeper into the considerations of a director’s role when creating stories of intimacy. Explore power dynamics and the unique and complex factors at work when working with actors and stage management teams. Learn about the specific of physical story telling, the multiple considerations of working with actors in scenes of nudity and simulated sex and the new protocols around scenes of nudity and intimacy that are becoming standardized across the industry. Explore your own relationship to creating stories of intimacy, sex and sexual violence and learn self care methods for continued health and wellness within your work. Participation in the previous introductory workshop held in October 2018 or February 24th 2019 is required for participation I this workshop.  

If you are an actor interested in this class please contact Nilan Johnson at

If you are a stage manager interested in this class please contact Nilan Johnson at

General Admission $100.00 | Member/SDC/AEA $80.00 | Directors Project Alumni $60.00


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When & Where

Drama League Theater Center
Sunday, March 3
11:00 AM