Anastasia St. Amand
Fight and Intimacy Direction
Anastasia (she/her) is a Queer, certified intimacy director and coordinator, an award-nominated actor, and an award-winning fight director who hails from Mohkinstsis (Calgary) on Treaty 7 Territory. She is the workshop committee chair and a board member for the National Society of Intimacy Professionals (NSIP), a proud team member of Principal Intimacy Professionals (PIPs), and an assistant instructor for PIP’s SAG-accredited intimacy professional training program.
She directs with a sense of joy, exploration, and collaboration. Anastasia holds accreditation in, Mental Health First Aid, and Psychological First Aid as well as Standard First Aid and CPR and holds mental health and trauma-informed care as central to her practice.
Select credits include: Hurry Hard (Western Canada Theatre) Brontë (Studio Theatre UofA), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Measure For Measure (Free Will Shakespeare), 52 Pick-Up, Constellations (DIY), Genesis: The Mary Shelley Play (ACT Edinburgh Fringe), Guilty Party (Paramount+), Superman & Lois S3 (Warner Bros), Peacemaker (HBO), Upload S2 (Amazon). Special thanks to her PIPs Pals and loved ones for their ongoing support.