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Intimacy Direction

Two people kiss in a close embrace.
The words "PNW Theatrical Intimacy" in a circle overtop a mountain and forest landscape.
The first page of Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida" with a coin sitting on top that says, "#Intimacy. Tell stories with respect and consent. Temet Nosce."

Upcoming Projects

Intimacy Direction in the first half of 2024

  • The Lower Depths with The Seagull Project (fight and intimacy)

  • The Fantastiks at Village Theatre (fight and intimacy)

  • Romeo and Juliet at Seattle Shakespeare Company (fight and intimacy)

Working better together

I am a co-founder of a group of Pacific Northwest intimacy professionals working towards an anti-racist and trauma-informed approach to intimacy direction that meets the needs of our region.

Please contact me if you need an ID!

Ethos and Training

Telling stories with respect and consent

If you'd like to know about me as an intimacy director please see this video made while I was working on Troilus and Cressida at the Seattle Shakespeare Company.

I am a certified intimacy director with Intimacy Directors & Coordinators where I have trained extensively.


I have also trained with the following organizations: Theatrical Intimacy Education, Intimacy Directors of Color, Moving Body ArtsHollaback!, Kirwan Institute, Amplify RJ, The NW Network, Kinected Center, Momentum Stage, Humble Warrior Movement Arts, and Race Forward.

Joellen Sweeney and Amelio Garcia in Much Ado About Nothing (Robert Wade Photography, Seattle Shakespeare Company).

A white man with a mustache stares out sadly as a woman with auburn hair holds him.
A Black man kisses a white woman while dipping her as others look on smiling.
A young Black woman and a young, white non-binary person both wearing white kiss chastely on a white set.

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Jonelle Jordan and Lorenzo Roberts in Much Ado About Nothing (John Ulman, Seattle Shakespeare Company)

Connor Nedderson and Valerie Miller in The Nerd (Robert Wade Photography, Taproot Theatre)

Lia Harper and Daniel Mercado in Big Love (Michelle Smith Lewis, Seattle Pacific University Theatre)

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