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Ita O'Brien for Intimacy On Set

For the National:

O’Brien’s professional career spans 39 years, working across musical theatre, acting, movement direction and teaching. Since 2014 O’Brien has been developing best practice Intimacy on Set Guidelines, which have been widely adopted in the industry advocating for safe, fair and dignified work for everyone.


For the National: The Crucible and Manor

Other productions include: Spring Awakening at the Almeida; Theodora at the Royal Opera House; and Like Water for Chocolate at the Royal Ballet Company.

As an actor, work includes: Aristocrats and Pillars of the Community at the National

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(Updated September 2022)