Christina Pitts Jazzar
(She/Her/Hers) | Intimacy Choreographer / Director / Coordinator
ACTRA|CAEA
“Every body is worth respecting and every intimate story is worth telling: safely, consensually and diversely. My job is to help facilitate that. ”
-Christina Pitts Jazzar

Christina Pitts Jazzar is a celebrated choreographer with 30 years of experience in the industry, having worked on such projects as the Academy Award winning The Shape of Water (Sally Hawkins & Richard Jenkins) Mrs America (Rose Byrne) and The Umbrella Academy (Elliott Page), to name a few.

When it comes to movement Christina has a fun natural ability to put people at ease in any environment. Having held leadership roles in dance, direction, stage management, wardrobe and event planning she is a true collaborator who believes in open communication. Christina also brings a well versed eye and authentic voice to any project with a track record of efficient, safe and team-oriented operations. As a performer, choreographer and movement coordinator she is excited to bring her passion for physical storytelling to the important role of Intimacy Coordinator.

With a multitude of IC focused workshops under her belt, Christina is learning from industry experts like Alicia Rodis (IDC), Amanda Bloomanthal (IPA) and Ita O’Brien (ISS). Her intimacy coordination training is informed by the 5 Pillars and Intimacy Choreography introduced by Intimacy Directors and Coordinators (IDC). She is also heavely influenced by Theatrical Intimacy Education founders and Staging Sex authors Chelsea Pace and Laura Rikard who’s IC techniques create a culture of consent using desexualized language and engages Best Practices to choreograph scenes of intimacy. The skills create a more inclusive, welcoming work environment for both cast and crew.

Christina believes that an informed space gives room for brave and honest performances.

Christina is a sex-positive advocate and a LGBTQIA+ ally. She has certifications in Mental Health First Aid, Psychological First Aid and CPR level C.