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Practicing Staged Intimacy

Introduction to Navigation, Design & Performance

Taught by Ashley H. White & Dan Granke


Friday Dec 10 - Sunday Dec 12, 2021


Friday 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Savoy @ Curtis Park

2700 Arapahoe St

Denver, CO 80205

Taught by renowned, Certified Intimacy Directors, Ashley H. White & Dan Granke, this workshop will explore the foundations of theatrical intimacy for the stage as well as provide practical methodologies for implementing the work in creative spaces. Granke and White bring significant experience in the intimacy field, with presence in academia, television, regional theatre, and more. 

This intensive brings valuable training and tools to theatre & academic professionals through an exploration of techniques, exercises, and execution for Intimate Work and pursuit of creative risk. Through exploring dynamics & protocols for safe execution and spaces, consent, and best practices, attendees will leave equipped with valuable tools for safe pursuit of vulnerability. Practical exploration of performance techniques will boost the workshop participants' (and their future collaborators) confidence and creativity. 


This workshop is open to individuals ages 18 and up.

This workshop is open to any and all in the theatre, including performers, directors, stage managers, movement choreographers, administrators, producers, designers, and more. Participants should be prepared to participate in exercises from the perspective of actors.


Please note – Some facilitated exercises may invite touching (handshakes, handholding, hugging); intimate touch is never required, and modifications are always welcomed.

Tuition: $350

Available Global Majority/BIPOC Discount: 20% ($280)

If you identify as a Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Pe

rson of Color in the Global Majority, you are welcome to register for the workshop with an optional discount. 

COVID CONSIDERATIONS: Masks will be worn throughout the weekend. Proof of full vaccination or a negative PCR test result within 72 hours is required. 

A $50 deposit is required to hold your place in the workshop. Within 48 hours of your registration you will be sent an invoice via paypal which can be paid via paypal or major credit card. You can pay in full upon receipt of the invoice or just pay the deposit and the remainder at your convenience. The full tuition is due paid in full by Nov 20, 2021. If you can't accommodate this, please Contact Us.

Cancellations made 21 days prior to the start date are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations made between 21-8 days prior to the start date are eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations made after within 7 days of the start date are NOT eligible for a refund. Please contact us to process a withdrawal/refund and/or to discuss extenuating circumstances including a positive COVID-19 Test.

Questions or Curiosities? Contact Us

Ashley H White

Ashley H White

Dan Granke

Dan Granke

Introduction to Consent for theatre Artists

Thank you for joining us for our recent workshop on Dec 8, 2019!

Future Workshop Dates To Be Announced

Our work as artists centers around the collective, collaborative experience. We make requests of one another, to perform, to direct, to design etc. Beneath those larger umbrellas comes the smaller specific requests, to participate in a particular action on stage for example. How do we communicate with comfort and enthusiasm our consent and willingness for these requests? How do we say no? How do we have a conversation about it all?

This workshop will serve as a launching point for a conversation regarding consent and its place in the theatre arts. This will be an exploration of the concept of consent and how to develop communication pathways that allow for consent to be requested, given and withdrawn. This workshop will involve a sharing of perspectives and information as well as practical exercises that allow for the discussed concepts to be practiced.

A safe space will be provided. No kissing is required in the workshop, some light contact will be included but will be voluntary.

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