Movement into Text

Movement into Text Workshop

This fun and physical workshop will then delve into how you can use your own practice to begin to shape the physical language of text. This approach on how to apply movement to text will be a practical workshop exploring how we can draw from the world of dance to shape actor movement. We will move, and we might even sweat! Always ‘seeing’ the text through the lens of movement director this workshop is suitable for movement directors, actors, teachers and directors.

Workshop Leader:

Ingrid MacKinnon

ingridIngrid Mackinnon is a movement director, choreographer and rehearsal director. Her background is rooted in dance and she uses its methodology in her approach to actor movement. Investigating how the principles of dance techniques can be used and then reframed to help the actor understand their physical world as well as to build ensemble.

Ingrid is currently movement director on The Merchant of Venice for the Royal Shakespeare Company and she is also the co-founder of MoveSpace: .

Date and Time:

Sunday 1st December,12-4pm.




This workshop is open to anyone who has an interest in the work and if you would like to attend either of these sessions, but you are unable to meet the full cost of the fees for any reason, then please contact Gary Horner to discuss further.


If you have any questions or accessibility needs then please contact Gary Horner to discuss in more detail.


Gary Horner – Chair of the Nothern Centre for Voice and Movement – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ALRA's Notable Alumni
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13

5 tickets for ALRA showcases | that's alumnights

At each Friday night performance of any ALRA show there will hold back 5 complimentary tickets for our ALRA graduates.

To find out the forthcoming shows, please see the ‘What’s on’ section of the website.

Alumnight tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis; to book tickets please email

Please note: ALRA still offer free tickets to all ALRA shows to alumni that are within their first year of graduation.

To learn more about ALRA’s graduate package please email

ALRA Drama Schools Newsletter

Login Form