Motion Theater Immersion Consists of:

  • Five 3-day Sessions and a 5-day intensive: 152 hours
  • One private session (in person or Skype) with Nina Wise
  • Required reading of selected articles and books
  • 24 hours of studio work/practice
  • Completion of assignments designed to enhance physical, vocal and narrative skills

SCHEDULE 2016-2017

Five Weekends, Friday–Sunday, 10am–6pm
September 16, 17, 18, 2016
November 18, 19, 20, 2016
December 9, 10, 11, 2016
January 20, 21, 22, 2017
February 17, 18, 19, 2017

Five-Day Non-Residential Retreat
Friday–Sunday, 10am–6pm; Monday–Tuesday, 10am–5:30pm
March 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2017

All classes are at Wildcat Studio: 2525 8th Street., Berkeley CA


You will learn and practice elements of Motion Theater including:

  • Warming up the voice and the body
  • Moving freely in response to inner impulses and impulses received from partners
  • Theater games that free the mind and body and generate well being
  • Integrating sound and movement
  • Theater games that generate ensemble tuning
  • Generating personal narrative
  • Understanding the elements of successful storytelling
  • Integrating narrative and movement
  • Scores for solo, duet and ensemble performances
  • Techniques for responding to and supporting partners
  • Techniques for giving supportive and insightful feedback
  • Utilizing Motion Theater as a methodology for well being, mood elevation, gaining insight, deepening intimacy, creating community, enhancing self confidence and developing presence


Tuition: $3950
$1000 deposit due August 1, 2016
Remainder due September 1, 2016

Early Bird Special:  $3500 if paid in full by July 15, 2016 (a $450 savings)

Payment Plan Available: $1000 deposit August 1 then 3 remaining payments of $1000 each due September 1, December 1, February 1, 2017 

To encourage those who have already completed the Immersion Training to attend again, we are offering a significant discount. Please email: info@motioninstitue.com for further information.  

To enroll, please make a deposit of $1000 either online, or by check made out to Motion and sent to:
250 C Street, San Rafael, CA 94901.

If you have any questions, call us at 415.459.3766, or email us here.


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