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Intimacy professionals for safe, dynamic, and repeatable storytelling.
Alexis is proud to be a certified Intimacy Director with Intimacy Director’s & Coordinators. A Certified Intimacy Director (ID) with IDC has trained in the 5-Pillar methodology specifically for theatre and live performance. These distinguished professionals represent the highest standard in intimacy artistry for the stage. The team has hired individuals with extensive movement, sensitivity, and industry training.
Alexis also serves as a teaching artist with IDC, leading Level one and Level two certification workshops, as well as co-creating the course content for "Stage Managing Intimacy" with AEA Stage Manager Tina Newhauser.
MAKE IT WORK ONSTAGE
By Catey Sullivan
A member of the Society of American Fight Directors, Black is also a certified intimacy director with Intimacy Directors International [now IDC]. She's designed with sex and blood and bodies from Broadway to South Korea.
"It's not like the movement [of including more women/nonbinary designers] is excluding men," she says. "Women in design aren't waiting for someone else to create space at the table. They're saying, 'Hey, we're making this table bigger.'"
FIGHT, MOVEMENT DIRECTION & INTIMACY
Tour and at HVSF Center's JULIUS CEASAR
"These two turn up the heat on stage, making the indoor temperatures simmer to match the outdoor melt-down. The charisma between them is scorching and it is easy to believe that their love is the inspiration for "Romeo and Juliet," a play that would transform how love was perceived on stage."
- Encore (Michigan)
"We know trouble is brewing from the first notes of Leonard Bernstein's titillating score, and yet the opening scene evolves
slowly allowing us to savor every detail the music evokes."
- Encore (Michigan)
BREAKING THE MOLD
Alexis Black has a strong background in directing diverse stories and diverse cast members.
She has worked with actors across the United States and on three different continents.
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