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In addition to directing, Shira is a freelance gender consultant, intimacy director, dramaturg, and educator. Shira is available to act as a consultant on productions both locally and virtually.

You can hire Shira to: 

Assist with casting

Be an authenticity reader for your play

Serve as the gender consultant on your production

Assist with your season selection, language, or marketing materials 

Run a training for your organization

...and more! 

Shira has held Transgender Inclusion workshops for Dramatists Guild, National Women's Theatre Festival, Directors Lab North, SpeakEasy Stage Company, Mad Horse Theatre Company, Central Michigan University, individual theatre makers across the United States and Canada, and more.  

If you would like to hire Shira to lead a training for your organization please send an email to Shira directly. Rates are sliding scale. 

Available Workshops

  • Transgender Inclusion in Theatre: The Basics / 60 minutes

  • Transgender Inclusion in Theatre: Best Practices / 90 minutes

  • Trans Identity, Theatre, & Socially Conscious Practices / 90 minutes

  • Transgender Inclusion: Basics and Best Practices / 120 minutes  

  • Gender Consultant Training (TGNC only) /  90 minutes 

  • Underrepresented Queer Identities / 60 minutes

  • Trans Inclusion for.... [Directors, Playwrights, Actors] / 90 mins

All workshops are adaptable and can be tailored for specific needs. 

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