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Ingrid Mackinnon


Ingrid Mackinnon trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.


For the National Theatre: as movement director, credits include Underdog: The Other Other Brontë (also Northern Stage); as intimacy director, work includes The House of Bernarda Alba, The Effect (also The Shed, New York) and Phaedra

In London’s West End: Sunset Boulevard at the Savoy; and Tina The Tina Turner Musical at Aldwych (both as intimacy director)

Other theatre includes: as movement director and choreographer, include The Duchess of Malfi at Shakespeare’s Globe (also intimacy director); The Big Life and Red Riding Hood at Stratford East; Dreaming and Drowning at the Bush; Choir Boy at Bristol Old Vic (also intimacy director); Portia Coughlan at the Almeida; Shooting Hedda Gabler at the Rose, Kingston (also intimacy director); That Face at the Orange Tree (also intimacy director); Every Leaf a Hallelujah and Romeo and Juliet (Black British Theatre Award 2021 for Best Choreography) at Regent’s Park; The Meaning of Zong at Barbican, Bristol Old Vic and on UK tour; Blue for ENO; Further than the Furthest Thing at the Young Vic; Trouble in Butetown at the Donmar; Enough of Him for National Theatre Scotland (also intimacy director); The Darkest Part of the Night and Girl on an Altar (also intimacy director) at Kiln; Playboy of the West Indies at Birmingham Rep; and Moreno at Theatre503; as intimacy director, work includes Es & Flo at Wales Millennium Centre and Kiln; and Super High Resolution at Soho Theatre


Romeo and Juliet – Best Choreographer at the Black British Theatre Awards 2021


Ingrid Mackinnon is a movement director, choreographer and intimacy director. She was season associate at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre in 2022 and 2023.


(Updated March 2024.)