Malin B. Erikson is a qualified and SAG-AFTRA-recognized intimacy coordinator who introduced intimacy coordination to Sweden in 2019 as the country's first intimacy coordinator/intimacy director. She's a specialist in choreographing intimate scenes for TV, film and live performances while implementing best practices, safety and well-being of actors, creatives and teams.
As a pioneer, a big part of Malin's work is about spreading knowledge which she often does by guiding production companies and organizations, giving lectures/workshops, and participating in various industry and public events.
Malin works according to a method based on trauma-informed and consent-based practices. Besides facilitating conversations and coordinating and choreographing intimate scenes, Malin carries out risk assessment according to European standards, gives support to productions.
Before Malin trained as an intimacy coordinator, she worked as a stage director, actor trainer, and acting coach. She is educated in Actor Training & Coaching (MA) and directing at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSS), Dramaturgy at RADA and Pedagogy (BA) at Umeå University. Malin co-founded the Nordic Intimacy Coordinators (NIC) and The Intimacy Practitioners' Guild (IPG).