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All our registered intimacy directors have:

- IDC certified as Intimacy Directors

- CV with professional intimacy direction credits

- Worked with professional actors and directors

- In-depth practice of movement for actors/experience in the instruction of movement disciplines 

- Adult Mental Health First Aid (some have youth as well)

- Emergency First Aid

- Creative Industry Passport 

- CPD registered training in: Sexual Harassment, Equality & Diversity, Unconcious Bias, Conflict Resolution and LGBTQ+ Awareness. 

We support the Stage Directors UK Guidelines for the practice of intimacy in theatre. 

Intimacy Directors & Coordinators

Elizabeth Talbot


IDC & IDI Certified Intimacy Director 

Social Media and Marketing Manager

London UK / Connecticut USA 


Lizzy founded IDI-UK  in 2016 with the vision of promoting intimacy practices within the UK Industry. 


TV/Film Credits include: 'Bridgerton' (Netflix), 'The Nevers' (HBO)  and 'The Witcher' (Netflix).


Intimacy Direction Credits included 'Anna Karenina' (Baylor).



Yarit Dor


IDC & IDI Certified Intimacy Director 

Education Manager

London UK / EU / Israel


Yarit is the first Intimacy Director to be credited on the West End for 'Death of A Salesman' starring Wendel Peirce. 

TV/Film Credits include: 'Adult Material' (Channel 4), 'The Wheel of Time' (Amazon), 'The Nevers' (HBO), 'Domina' (Sky TV), 'Spanish Princess Season 2' (Starz), 'White Lines' (Netflix), 'Cheaters' (BBC Studios), 'Carnival Row Season 2' (Amazon). 

Theatre Credits: 'Death of A Salesman (West End), 'Little Voice' (Park Theatre), 'Strange Fruit' (Bush Theatre), 'Daddy' (Almedia), 'Miss Julie' (Storyhouse). 


Enric Ortuno

IDC & IDI Certified Intimacy Director 


London UK / EU


TV/Film Credits: 'The Wheel of Time' (Amazon/Sony), 'The Nevers' (HBO), 'Bridgerton' (Netflix), 'The Lost Pirate Kingdom' (Netflix), 'Irregulars' (Netflix), 'Domina' (Sky TV), 'The Diary of My Broken Vagina' (Channel 4), 'Adult Material' (Channel 4).  

Theatre Credits: 'Jerker' (Kings Head), 'Love me now' (Tristan Bates), 'Crystal Clear' (Old Red Lion Theatre). 


Amanda Cutting

IDC & IDI Certified Intimacy Director 

London UK / Calgary CA


Amanda is an Intimacy Coordinator & Intimacy Director mainly based between Calgary, Canada and UK. Credits: currently filming for HBO, 'Magicians' (NBC), 'Upload' 


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Claire Warden 


IDC & IDI Certified Intimacy Director 

London UK / New York USA


Claire is the first Intimacy Director to be credited on Broadway for 'Frankie and Johnny'. 


TV/Film Credits: 'Mrs. Fletcher' (HBO), 'The Dark Tower' (Amazon), 'The Hunt' (Amazon), 'Looking for Alaska' (Hulu), 'Poughkeepsie is for Lovers' (Feature).  

Theatre Credits include: 'Frankie & Johnny' (Broadway) and 'Slave Play' (Off-Broadway & Broadway transfer).


IDI-UK Intimacy Director Apprentices

Robbie Taylor-Hunt

Hannah Goalstone

Sara Green 

Sue Mythen

Adelaide Waldrop

Lucy Fennell

Lawrence Carmichael

Simone Ellul

Niamh McKernen


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Rachel Vogler

Training Coordinator 

Student Support Services


London UK 


Rachel is involved in community organising and campaigning to end violence against women and girls. Her background is in student campaigning for arts universities and informal education for young people.  She currently works for a domestic violence charity in an outreach and education role, working with young people aged 16-15 around the UK. Rachel founded Houselights, a grassroots project to tackle sexual harassment in the Entertainment industry through workshops on safe working practice in drama schools, theatres and other arts organisations. Rachel is so excited to be working with Intimacy Directors International UK, who are leading the way for good practice in the Entertainment industry. 

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