Projects that include intimate action require special attention deepening the connection to movement, chemistry and closure. Alexis Black directs these scenes with an emphasis on physical storytelling and responsible partnering, fitting the scene seamlessly into the production as a whole.
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. She's designed with sex and blood and bodies from Broadway to South Korea.
"It's not like the movement 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.'"