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Movement into Text

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.

Movement into Text with Ingrid MacKinnon

ALRA North The Mill at The Pier, Wigan, WN3 4EF
Sun 1st December 2019 12:00PM