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Join us at the Drama Book Shop for an in-person conversation with Alexis Black and Tina M Newhauser, the authors of Supporting Staged Intimacy: A Practical Guide for Theatre Creatives, Managers, and Crew

  • $39.95 ticket ticket purchase includes entrance to event and a copy of Supporting Staged Intimacy: A Practical Guide for Theatre Creatives, Managers, and Crew

by Alexis Black & Tina M Newhauser

Published by Routledge Taylor & Francis Group

Supporting Staged Intimacy: A Practical Guide for Theatre Creatives, Managers, and Crew examines the relationship between staged intimacy, intimacy direction, and those supporting the creative process.

This book will help backstage and offstage theatre artists recognize the problematic approaches and culture that led to the emerging field of intimacy direction, provide tools and recommended practices for supporting the creation and maintaining of staged intimacy and empower readers with the necessary skills to prompt change. By providing modern techniques, essential workplace protocols, and achievable action items, this book will transform the way theatre designers, managers, crew, and other creative team members engage with theatrical consent.

Supporting Staged Intimacy is written for every pre-professional and professional artist working behind the scenes who wish to better support consensual workplaces, physically intimate stories, and the individuals telling those stories.

Alexis Black is an Assistant Professor of Acting and Movement at Michigan State University, an AEA actor, a fight director and movement specialist for regional, international and Broadway productions, and a certified intimacy director and guest lecturer with Intimacy Directors and Coordinators.

 

 

Tina M. Newhauser is a theatre professional with over 30 years’ experience in theatre management, production, and design. She is Head of the BFA Stage Management program at Michigan State University and guest lecturer for Intimacy Directors and Coordinators, co-teaching workshops on notices and casting, and stage managing intimacy. Tina also works in the corporate event industries as stage manager and Showcaller.

 

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Important Information–Please read before purchasing.  

  • $39.95 ticket ticket purchase includes entrance to event and a copy of Supporting Staged Intimacy: A Practical Guide for Theatre Creatives, Managers, and Crew
  • It is recommended that guests wear a mask inside. 
  • No merchandise, photos or other souvenirs will be allowed to be signed.