Meet the team

Shira Helena Gitlin

Shira Helena Gitlin, they/them (Gender Consultant/Intimacy Director) is a trans nonbinary director, gender consultant, intimacy director, and musical theatre enthusiast. As a gender consultant, Shira has held Transgender Inclusion workshops for theatres, universities, and organizations across the US and Canada. They have worked in various artistic capacities for New Repertory Theatre, Moonbox Productions, SpeakEasy Stage Company, Flat Earth Theatre, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, and more. Shira is a member of the Gender Explosion Initiative, a graduate of the Arden Professional Apprentice Class 26, an alumni of Directors Lab North in Toronto, Canada and previously served as an Artistic Fellow at SpeakEasy Stage Company. They have a BA from Hampshire College in directing with an emphasis on musical theatre studies. For more information, please visit