Directors know that the biggest challenge when directing scenes of sex and intimacy is building an environment of safety and trust for all involved. Actors need to feel safe to allow themselves to meld with their characters.Characters need to feel safe to express their desires, cravings, compulsions, contradictions and fears. The director is instrumental for creating this environment so the characters can flourish and the scene come alive on its own. In this masterclass, esteemed US consultant, Mark Travis (pictured below) will demonstrate how to work with actors to create the atmosphere and environment conducive for the organic unfolding of intimacy  masterclass on directing scenes of sex and intimacy. Travis is regarded by Hollywood and independent film professionals internationally as a leading teacher and consultant on the art and craft of film directing.

When: Thursday 16 August at 6:00pm
Where: The Basement Theatre, Lower Greys Ave, Auckland
Cost: a $5 koha is appreciated

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This is a stand-alone, one-hour specialised masterclass, but to get the most from it consider attending the One-Day Travis Technique Master Class on Sunday, August 12 at Auckland's ASB Waterfront Theatre.

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