Nedra Gallegos is a Movement Specialist, Teaching Artist, Actor, Writer, and Director. She is a member of Actor’s Equity and SAG/AFTRA. She has experience as an IC in both Theatre and Film. Presently she is serving as Intimacy Coordinator at the Geffen Theatre for the upcoming performance of Paradise Blue by Macarthur Genius grant recipient Dominique Morrisseau. She has served as the Intimacy Coordinator for The Standard Theatre Company. A theatre company that has produced original plays since 2010. They have workshopped and premiered the award – winning play: Good Grief by Ngozi Anyanwu which won the Humanitas Award. She also has worked at, The Foundry Theatre in Wilton Manors, Fort Lauderdale and with the Creative Shelter in Miami.
She is the On-site Intimacy Coordinator Advisor/Instructor at New York Film Academy, Los Angeles campus, a film and acting school based in New York City with satellite campuses in Los Angeles, Miami, and across the world. Nedra has an MFA in Performance from Pennsylvania State University and has trained 22 hours with TIE ( Theatre Intimacy Education), in Best Practices, Intimacy Coordination for Film and has Completed Level 1 -2 with IDC (Intimacy Directors and Coordinators) and De-escalating Conflict with Intimacy Coordinator Alliance Los Angeles. She is certified in Psychological First Aid through John Hopkins.