Hannah Goalstone
Intimacy Coordinator and Director

 

Hannah is an Intimacy Coordinator and Director from Colorado, USA. She works with directors and performers to ethically, safely, and effectively stage intimacy which serves the story and ensures that every artist has a secure environment, empowering them to do their best work. Hannah’s extensive professional experience enables her to do this work with compassion, advocacy, and a commitment to artful and truthful story‐telling.

 

Hannah's certifications include:

 

  • Intimacy Director, certified by Intimacy for Stage & Screen, U.K.

  • Hand-to-Hand Fight Certified, Society of American Fight Directors

  • Mental Health First Aid

  • Bullying and Harassment for Employees Awareness

  • Sexual Harassment Awareness

  • Unconscious Bias Awareness

  • LGBTQ+ Awareness

 

 

Intimacy Coordinators/Directors have three main areas of focus:

 

  • Advocate for and ensure the safety of the actors and crew during pre-production, rehearsals, and performances

  • Liaise/facilitate with the Costume Departments, Hair & Makeup, Fight Director, Props, Stunts, SFX, VFX and all other departments as required

  • Collaboration and Intimacy Choreography - an Intimacy Coordinator collaborates with the Performers, Director and Director of Photography to create intimacy choreography rooted in the storytelling. An Intimacy Coordinator continues to adjust the choreography to the needs of the Performer and for camera angles or shot sizes throughout the shooting process