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The Intimacy Coordinator’s Guidebook: Specialties for Stage and Screen (in person & live-streaming)

April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrating the release of The Intimacy Coordinator’s Guidebook: Specialties for Stage and Screen, edited by Brooke M. Haney.

A reading and presentation of excerpts from The Intimacy Coordinator’s Guidebook, followed by a facilitated conversation with editor Brooke M. Haney and contributors Raja BenzKaja DunnAmy NorthupChelsea PaceCha Ramos, and Olivia Troy.

The Intimacy Coordinator’s Guidebook: Specialties for Stage and Screen explores the role of the intimacy choreographer with an in‐depth look at specializations that exist within the profession. With contributions by over 30 industry professionals, this book aims to bring awareness to the wide range of needs a project may have and how intimacy professionals use their cultural competencies and specialties in practice to create the most compelling storytelling. Specialties covered include working with minors, prosthetics, intimacy and disability, staging queer intimacy, working with fat actors, Black American intimacy, dance, working on scenes of trauma, sexual violence and non‐consent, and BDSM.


To reserve a copy of The Intimacy Coordinator’s Guidebook: Specialties for Stage and Screen (Routledge, April 1, 2024, paperback, $42.95), please write to us at contact@bgsqd.com with “please reserve copy of Intimacy Coordinator’s Guidebook” in the subject line.

Thank you for supporting the Bureau by purchasing books from us!


This event will take place in person at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division, on the second floor (room 210) of The LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St., NYC, 10011.

Registration is not required. Seating is first come, first served.

Also live-streaming on the Bureau’s YouTube channel:



Suggested donation to benefit the Bureau: $10.

All are welcome to attend, with or without a donation.

We will pass a bag for donations at the start of the event, but we can also take credit card donations at the register or on Venmo @bgsqd


Registration Required:
Youth Only:
Arts and Culture
April 12
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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Bureau of General Services Queer Division (BGSQD)
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Youth Only