Intimacy + Fight Direction
Siobhan Richardson is an internationally-recognized Fight Director, an Intimacy Director (a pioneer voice in this specialty across Canada), and an award-winning actor/fighter/singer/dancer. Her teaching career has spanned Canada, USA and Europe, including international events such as the Paddy Crean International Art of the Sword Workshop, Fight Directors Canada's National Workshops, the Nordic Stage Fight Society's Summer Workshops, Intimacy Directors International’s Choreographers Intensive, and four separate teaching tours including sessions in Sweden, Norway, Estonia, England, Ireland, Scotland, Finland, Germany and France. Siobhan’s work has been seen on some of Canada’s most well-recognized stages (The Canadian Opera Company, National Arts Centre, The Shaw Festival, The Stratford Festival, Factory Theatre, Soulpepper, and Eastern Front Theatre, to name a few), as well as around the world through online performance and education. In all her work, Siobhan is dedicated to the growth and development of the art form, the artists and our workplaces in order to support a vibrant and healthy artistic community. Passionately curious, Siobhan continues to pursue her own training, and is continually experimenting, drawing from arts and science. Practices that foster joyful workspaces for vulnerable and creative work has been a particular focus of the last several years.