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All our registered Intimacy Directors are:
ISS Certified Intimacy Directors
Experienced working with professional actors and directors
Instructors of various movement disciplines
Adult Mental Health First Aiders
Emergency First Aiders
Creative Industry Passport Holders
CPD registered training in: Sexual Harassment, Equality & Diversity,
Unconscious Bias, Conflict Resolution and LGBTQ+ Awareness.
We support the Stage Directors UK Guidelines and the Equity supported Intimacy Guidelines for the practice of intimacy in theatre.
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ISS / IDC Certified Intimacy Director
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ISS Certified Intimacy Director
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ISS Certified Intimacy Director
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Lizzy (she/her) has an MA in Theatre Direction and is currently working towards a PhD in Intimacy. She is also a certified Stage Combat Teacher for the British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat and has also worked as a Movement Professor in the USA. Lizzy has been working in the arts industry since 2009 across the UK and the US as a Fight Director, Actress, Movement Director and Intimacy Director.
Lizzy has been researching Intimacy since 2015 and was the founder of Theatrical Intimacy in 2016 - the first Intimacy Company in the UK and is also the Director of Intimacy for Stage and Screen. Lizzy is a visiting lecturer for various educational institutions across the US and UK and has taught workshops at East 15, Drama Studio London, National Opera Stuidio, Quinnipiac, Baylor and many others. To request or a full list of professional and educational credits please email Lizzy directly.
Simone is an Intimacy Director certified with the ISS (Intimacy for Stage and Screen) based in Malta/Europe. She is also a theatre practitioner with experience in acting, directing and scriptwriting. She has extensive experience as an improviser and improvisation teacher. She has been exploring ways of making intimacy safe for improvisers and has developed workshops that allow improvisers to dig deeper in their scenes and express intimacy naturally and safely. She has also developed workshops to portray intimacy online.
Simone has a background in Shakespeare and stage combat and has an MFA in Staging Shakespeare from the University of Exeter. Her acting credits in Malta include Dr. Martha Livingstone in Agnes of God, Elizabeth Proctor in The Crucible. She has also performed in Brussels, playing Regan, King Lear, Duchess of Gloucester, Richard II, Widow, All’s Well that Ends Well, Lady Macduff, Macbeth, Sue Bayliss, All My Sons, Mrs. Allwit, A Chaste Maid in Cheapside. She helped coordinate the fights in King Lear, Richard II, Romeo and Juliet and Macbeth. Her play The Garden won the Best Script award at the MADC’s One-Act Play Festival in 2019.
Lucy Fennell is an intimacy director and theatre maker specialising in improvisation. She has trained in Lecoq, clowning and bouffon, as well as extensively in improvised theatre. She is also a qualified teacher and sex educator specialising in working with students with SEMH.
Lucy is a founding member of 'Impromptu Shakespeare' and is an associate director at the Bristol Improv Theatre. She is interested in cultivating authentic, candid improvised work which has the capacity to jolt and surprise both audience and improviser. As part of this she is committed to creating an empowering, open space for participants to discover, learn and be inspired.