Christina Ramos and Cameron Clarke in Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. Photo: Malloree Hill 

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Fun Home at Vassar College.

With stellar intimacy direction by Brooke M. Haney... 

Danny and the Deep Blue Sea transforms from a problem play to an explosive exploration of unexpected grace. 

- Classical NYC Reviews


Brooke works as an Intimacy Choreographer and Consultant professionally and in academia. They started this work before they had a vocabulary to define it. Brooke loves this work and is evangelical about it. In early 2020, Brooke took her intimacy choreography work to Switzerland. As a queer artist, Brooke is passionate about telling  LGBTQIA+ stories of intimacy through a queer lens. Brooke not only choreographs shows, they also teach workshops, train faculty, and mentor. Brooke has worked with Marymount Manhattan College, Vassar College, ISZL, Barefoot Shakespeare Company, Company of Fools, Scawwy Howwow Theatre, Turn To Flesh Productions, A.R.T./New York, Q.E.D. Astoria, Shakespeare Frankfurt and other NYC Theater companies as well as an intimacy coordinator on films.


Contact Brooke


Directory: of Queer & Trans Intimacy Choreographers

Created by Raja Benz

Watch: TDF Conversations: Staging Sex Scenes

with Cha Ramos, moderated by Collin Blackard of Company of Fools

Watch: Consent and Intimacy in the Time of Covid-19 - with A.R.T./NY

a Q&A with intimacy professionals Brooke M. Haney, Ann James, and Cha Ramos

Read: An Introduction to Staged Intimacy Terms

created for Shakespeare Frankfurt's 2021 World Theatre Day Symposium

Read/Interactive: Boundaries and Consent Worksheet

usually distributed before rehearsals begin to give actors a chance to consider their boundaries before we meet together in the rehearsal room

Read: An Unexpected Pair: Can Consent Practices Make Your Rehearsal Rooms More Inclusive to Underrepresented Groups. by Kristy Thomas and Brooke M. Haney

Read/Interactive: Elements of a Nudity Rider

by Acacia - Intimacy Coordinator

"Consent is Sexy!"