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MY EXPERIENCE

For details on my acting & directing experience, visit www.lizwhittaker.com

INTIMACy & fight direction for theatre

UPCOMING: Jekyll & Hyde 

West Valley Arts / West Valley City, UT / October 2024

UPCOMING: Legally Blond

West Valley Arts / West Valley City, UT / August 2024

 

The Merry Wives of Windsor 

Mad King Productions / Salt Lake City, UT / Jun 2024

The Importance of Being Earnest

Corral de la Cruz / Salt Lake City, UT / Apr 2024

Bitter Lemon

Plan B Theatre Co / Salt Lake City, UT / April 2024

Shakespeare in Love

West Valley Arts / West Valley City, UT / April 2024

Balthazar

Plan B Theatre Co / Salt Lake City, UT / February 2024

A Tale of Two Cities

West Valley Arts / West Valley City, UT / February 2024

The Spicy Shakespeare Soiree

Mad King Productions / Salt Lake City, UT / February 2024

Reborning

JAM Collective /Salt Lake City, UT / January 2024

West Side Story

West Valley Arts / West Valley, UT / August 2023

Puffs

West Valley Performing Arts / West Valley, UT / June 2023

Taming of the Shrew

Mad King Productions / Salt Lake City, UT / Summer 2023

Cabaret

Daydreamer Theatre / Salt Lake City, UT / June 2023

Into the Woods

West Valley Performing Arts / West Valley, UT / April 2023

Fun Home

Wasatch Theatre / Salt Lake City, UT / April 2023

God of Carnage

Westminster College / Salt Lake City / March 2023

Go Home Come Back

Plan-B Theatre Co / Salt Lake City, UT / March 2023

Footloose Jr

Draper Park Middle School / Draper, UT / Feb 2023

The Final Act 

Wasatch Theatre Company / Salt Lake City / Feb 2023

Bright Star 

Fremont High School / Ogden, UT / Feb 2023

Clue

West Valley Arts / West Valley, UT / Jan 2023

My Brother Was a Vampire

Plan-B Theatre Co / Salt Lake City, UT / October 2022

Measure for Measure

New World Shakespeare Co / Salt Lake City / October 2022

 

Cartoon

(Fight Choreography)

Westminster College / Salt Lake City / October 2022

Much Ado About Nothing

Grassroots Shakespeare Co / Salt Lake City, UT / July 2022

As You Like It

Mad King Productions / Salt Lake City, UT / Jul 2022

Popsicle Winter

Wasatch Theatre Page-to-Stage Festival / Salt Lake City, UT / Apr 2022

The Birthday Party

(intimacy and fight choreography)

Westminster College / Salt Lake City, UT / Oct 2021

Little Happy Secrets

Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival / Salt Lake City, UT / Jul 2021

Footloose! 

(intimacy and fight choreography) 

West Valley Arts / Salt Lake City, UT / Jul 2021

Much Ado About Nothing

Mad King Productions / Salt Lake City, UT / Jun 2021

Constellations 

(with COVID precautions) 
​Utah Valley University TAG Spotlight Play Series / Orem, UT / March 2021

Moulin Rouge
BYU Mask Club / Provo, UT / February 2020

INTIMACY COORDINATION for film/television

Red and Black

(currently filming)

Independent Feature / est release 2026

The Witch of Wander Lane

(currently filming) 

Zepstone Media / unknown release 

Ed

(post-production)

Independent short / unknown release

The Wilderness

(post production) 

Independent Feature / unknown release

A Tree Fell in the Woods

(post production) 

Independent Feature / unknown release

Teenage Wasteland

Student film / March 2023

CONSULTATIONS

The Lightning Thief

West Valley Arts / West Valley City, UT / June 2024

The Fossil Record

An Other Theater Company / Provo, UT / Jan 2022

The Man on the Kerb, one-act

BYU-Idaho / Rexburg, ID / Nov 2021

She Kills Monsters, Zoom production

Grandview High School / Grandview, MO / Oct 2020

Improvables Comedy Improv Troupe

​Bountiful, UT / Feb 2020

APPEARANCES & PUBLICATIONS

Podcast Guest

Do Care Podcast

"Intimacy Coordination With Liz Whittaker" 

March 2024

Interview Guest

"Influential Women in the Arts

Sam Baird Creative Consulting

March 2024

Featured article

Getting Steamy Onstage: How Intimacy is Choreographed

University of Utah Daily Chronicle, print edition

November 2023 (Vol 133, No 5)

(Also re-published by The Salt Lake Tribune Feb 2, 2024)

Workshop Presenter

Consent in Directing

Utah Valley University

January 2022

Small Group Workshop Presenter

Consent in Fight Choreography

Actor's Equity Association, Central Region

December 2022

Workshop Presenter

Consent in the Classroom: Facilitating Intimacy for the Stage

UACTT (Utah Advisory Council of Theatre Teachers) Conference

July 2022

Workshop Presenter

Consent in the Classroom: Facilitating Intimacy

UACTT (Utah Advisory Council of Theatre Teachers) Conference

July 2021

Podcast Guest

Ep. 32 "What Is An Intimacy Director and Why You Need One" 

Pepperfox podcast

May 2020​

 

Guest post

"An Introduction to Intimacy Direction"

Josh Is An Actor website

February 2020

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