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Stage Intimacy Workshop with Torie Wiggins

Presented by The Ghostlight Stage Company at First Financial Bank Innovation Room, Cincinnati OH

Nov 06 2023
Stage Intimacy Workshop with Torie Wiggins

Join Actor, Director and Intimacy Director Torie Wiggins, as she explains the role of an Intimacy Director in this informative 2-hour workshop!

Ever been curious about what goes into crafting intimate scenes on stage and screen? How does the director make sure to keep the actors comfortable, safe, and respected, while sensitive material is being covered? Torie Wiggins leads The Ghostlight\’s Stage Intimacy Workshop to answer all your hard hitting questions and provide insight about the process of Intimacy Coordination.

A 2-hour workshop including:

– defining what an “Intimacy Director” is and what they do in their role

– breaking down the “pillars of intimacy”

– reviewing the best practices for tackling intimate scenes

– training & presentation from a certified Intimacy Captain

The role of an Intimacy Director is of the utmost importance when it comes to the theater and film professions. They are an advocate for the actors and make sure sensitive material is handled with respect and care. Whether you wish to pursue Intimacy Direction yourself, or just wish to learn more, every theater artist and enthusiast could benefit from this highly relevant workshop.

About the Teaching Artist: Torie Wiggins (she/her) is a multi-hyphenate artist that has been performing professional for over 20 years. In addition to acting, she is also a director, playwright, instructor, voice-over artist and intimacy director. She now serves as the Artistic Associate for Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. Torie received her Intimacy Direction training from Theatre Intimacy Education (TIE), Intimacy Coordinators of Color (ICOC), and the former Intimacy Directors International (IDI, now Intimacy Directors and Coordinators, or IDC) and is a certified Intimacy Captain. She has served as Intimacy Director for over 10 plays and musicals at various theaters, including Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Know Theatre Cincinnati and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company.

This workshop is $20, or only $15 each when you bring a friend. If you pay $20 in advance but then bring a friend on the day of, you will be refunded $5. 


Tickets are $20 for one person or $15 each when you buy two. General admission. Patrons must be 18+ to attend this event.Purchase Tickets Here.


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First Financial Bank Innovation Room

1 E 4th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

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