Connor began studying Staging Intimacy under Jeanine Thompson at The Ohio State University, in a first-of-its-kind course, one of two courses at an accredited university in the United States dedicated to Staging Intimacy.
Professionally, Connor uses methods developed by Jeanine Thompson and Theatrical Intimacy Education for preparing actors to perform the intimacy and for choreographing the intimate action. Connor has choreographed the intimacy in the following plays: The Seagull and Rancho Mirage.
Connor continued his education on Staging Intimacy by taking workshops with Theatrical Intimacy Education, including:
In Spring 2022, Connor assisted Jeanine Thompson in teaching a new in-person course on Staging Intimacy at The Ohio State University.