Thu 18th Mar 2021 1pm

In recent years, there have been calls for better practice both in the direction and performance of intimate scenes on set and on stage. We invite you to join Intimacy Coordinator, Yarit Dor for her masterclass - Intimacy Coordination on:

Thursday 18th March
Online Zoom session

In this masterclass, you'll discover how Intimacy Coordinators implement best practices on set which address scenes of intimacy and nudity in a manner that is safe, professional and effective - enhancing this particular area of physical storytelling. There will also be important updates on how COVID-19 has affected the role.

Topics covered will include:

  • An Introduction to the role of the Intimacy Coordinator.
  • The general services of an Intimacy Coordinator.
  • COVID-19 and intimacy - current practices on set.
  • Collaborations: working with Teams Consultants, Midwife Advisers and more.

Members and affiliates have been emailed the details

Yarit is Chair of the Bectu's Intimacy Coordinators Branch and Co-Director of Moving Body Arts. She is an established Intimacy Coordinator, educator and the first Intimacy Director in the West End (Death of A Salesman, 2019-2020). She has contributed to the Directors UK guidelines ("Directing Nudity & Simulated Sex"), co-wrote Equity's Intimacy Working Groups' guidance for employers engaging intimacy coordinators, co-wrote the 'Intimacy Department' section for Bectu's COVID-19 guidance and has recently contributed to Bectu's new Creative Industries Safety Passport course workbook sections on intimacy coordination and mental health.

Yarit's Intimacy Coordination credits include: Adult Material, White Lines, Spanish Princess 2, Bridgerton, Starstruck, Close To Me and she is currently working on productions for Fox, Starz and BBC.

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