OFFICIAL BIO

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STAGE 

Yarit has been working in live performance since 2006 first as a dancer and dance dramaturge for Hagit Yakira Dance Company and later as a Fight Director and Movement Director. She is an Ensemble Associate of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, a BASSC Certified Stage Combat Teacher and a trained Jacques Lecoq Physical Theatre practitioner.  

With the development of intimacy direction she trained with IDI (now IDC) and started working professionally as an intimacy director in 2017 on Little Voice at Park Theatre and in 2018 on Three Sisters (Arrows & Traps Theatre). In 2019 she was the first Intimacy Director in London's West End (credited for Death of A Salesman transfer starring Sharon D. Clarke and Wendell Pierce). She is a certified BASSC Stage Combat Teacher and a certified IDC intimacy director & coordinator.

Stage credits include: West End, Shakespeare's Globe, Almeida, Young Vic, Royal Exchange Manchester, Bush Theatre, Storyhouse, Gate Theatre, Boulevard Theatre amongst others. 

FILM / TV

Yarit is a certified IDC Intimacy Coordinator and one of the leading Intimacy Coordinators in the UK working in this new role since 2019. For more information on her intimacy coordination & services see Moving Body Arts

Credits include: Adult Material (Channel 4), The Nevers (HBO), Spanish Princess 2 (Starz), Domina (Sky TV), The Wheel Of Time (Amazon/Sony), White Lines (Netflix), The Girlfriend Experience 3 (Starz), Starstruck (HBO Max/BBC 1), Cheaters (BBC), Carnival Row 2 (Amazon/Legendary), Close To Me (Channel 4), Bridgerton (cover IC, Netflix), Code 404 (Sky), Becoming Elizabeth (Starz), Pistol (FX), Atlanta (FX), Life After Life (BBC), Superhoe (BBC) and more.     

UK INDUSTRY 

To support the development of Intimacy Coordination in the UK's entertainment industry, Yarit opened the first fully funded mentoring scheme for intimacy coordinators from under-represented groups funded by the Film & TV Charity Fund and supported by ScreenSkills & Moving Body Arts. In addition, in August 2020 she helped to establish Bectu's Intimacy Coordinators Branch which she currently chairs. 

Yarit is an ongoing contributor to many UK intimacy guidelines available online for employers as well as performers: 

- Directors UK's 'Directing Nudity & Simulated Sex

- Stage Directors UK's Intimacy Direction Guidelines 

- ISS/Equity Intimacy Working Group's guidance for performers and engagers.

 

Between 2017-2020 Yarit was the education manager and one of the original co-founders of Theatrical Intimacy later merged as a branch of IDI in the UK "Intimacy Directors International UK" (IDI-UK) and currently known as Intimacy For Stage & Screen. As part of her work she co-created the accreditation programme for intimacy directors working in live performance in the UK.  

ASSOCIATIONS  

Associate Movement, Intimacy & Stage Combat Tutor of The Royal Academy Of Dramatic Arts (RADA) 

Ensemble Associate Artist of Shakespeare's Globe

Steering Group member of the Movement Directors Association

Associate Artist of the Director's Cut Theatre Company

Associate Artist of Hera Opera Company 

TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION 

Currently visiting tutor at: RADA, Rose Bruford College, East 15 Acting School, Italia Conti, ArtsEd, Guildhall School Of Music & Drama, Fourth Monkey and at the HE department of the Shakespeare's Globe

Guest Teacher for various film schools such as: National Film & TV School, London Film School, Raindance and UAL BA in Film Studies.  

Former Full-Time & Part-Time Movement Lecturer at Arts University Bournemouth 

MAIN PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Master of Arts: Theatre Practices (Directing discipline), Rose Bruford College & Manchester University. 

Postgraduate Professional Diploma In Dance Studies, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance. 

Jacques Lecoq Physical Theatre & Devising - full two year programme, LISPA (now Arthaus Berlin). 

BASSC Certified Stage Combat Teacher

IDC Certified Intimacy Director & Intimacy Coordinator

Clown & Le Jeu Training with Philippe Gaulier 

Commedia Del'Arte Training with Fabio Mangolini

Eccentric Clown Training with Avner The Eccentric 

Additional Physical Theatre Training with Complicite and Told By An Idiot

Additional Intimacy training with: IPA, TIE, NSIP and IDC

Trauma Sensitive Yoga Foundation 

Trauma First Aid taught by Dr. Peter Levin 

Somatic Experiencing Foundation

Laban Guild Foundation Course 

Classical Pilates Certified Teacher (mat & full studio equipment) 

Garuda Certified Teacher (mat & Garuda equipment with James D'Silva) 

Dance Theatre 3 year programme, Jezreel Valley Center for the Arts, Israel

COMPANY

Her company MOVING BODY ARTS offers choreography & training services to the entertainment industry in UK & EU. 

MOVING BODY ARTS LTD

(Yarit's Company)

Choreography & Training Services For The Entertainment Industry

www.movingbodyarts.com

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REPRESENTATION:

Scott Marshall & Partners

Theatre Agent: 

Amanda@scottmarshall.co.uk

Film/TV Agent: 

Manon@scottmarshall.co.uk

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Yarit Dor  
Intimacy Coordinator + Intimacy Director  I  Fight Director  I  Movement Director