Ingrid Mackinnon

Training

2014 - 2017 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, MA Movement: Directing and Teaching
Western University (Canada), Bachelor of Arts, Kinesiology

Movement Experience: (whilst on the MA Movement)

2017 Movement Director, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Director Stephen Hudson

2015 Assistant Movement Director, Barbarians, Young Vic, Director Liz Stevenson

2015 Stamina Class with first year BA Acting Students. Mentored by Vanessa Ewan

2015 Independent Solo Dance with first year BA Acting Students. Mentored by Vanessa Ewan

2015 Russian Movement with MA Classical Acting and MA Contemporary Acting Students. Mentored by Natasha Federova

Skills

STOTT Pilates certified teacher. Matwork Pilates, Reformer Pilates. Pre and Post Natal. Group classes and private clients

Contemporary dance, Jazz dance, choreography

Productions/Teaching

As Teacher/ Rehearsal Director/ Movement Director

2016 Associate Movement Director, Fantastic Mr Fox, Director Maria Aberg

2013-2015 Body Conditioning, MA Music Theatre, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Course Leader Paul Barker

2014-present Rehearsal Director, Uchenna Dance. Creative Director Vicki Igbokwe

2013-present Horton-based Contemporary Technique, third year Jazz Company, London Studio Centre. Company Director Robbie O’Reilly

As a Performer (select credits):

2016 About Us, Dance Research Studio, choreographed and directed by Jacky Lansley

2014 The Gospel According to the Other Mary, English National Opera, directed by Peter Sellars

2013 Our Mighty Groove, Uchenna Dance, choreographed by Vicki Igbokwe

2012 The Ring Cycle, Gotterdamerung, Royal Opera House, directed by Keith Warner

2009-2012 Disney’s The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre, directed by Julie Taymor

2008-2009 Tavaziva Dance, Artistic Director Bawren Tavaziva

Skills

Contemporary dance with a focus in Horton technique. I teach Horton based contemporary dance classes in London. Jazz dance technique influenced by Contemporary, Mattox and African dance. I teach Contemporary Jazz dance classes in London. Contemporary Jazz choreography on students and pre-professional dancers.

STOTT Pilates certified teacher. Matwork Pilates, Reformer Pilates. Group classes and private clients.

PROFILE

Ingrid Mackinnon is a London based professional dancer and movement director.  Originally hailing from Toronto, Canada she has performed in contemporary concert dance, film, music videos, cruise ships, opera and the West End. As a performer, she has worked with an array of international choreographers. She also works as a rehearsal director and dance teacher. Ingrid has a BA in Kinesiology from Western University, is a qualified STOTT matwork and reformer Pilates instructor and is currently studying her MA in Movement: Directing & Teaching at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.