Motion Theater Immersion Consists of:

  • Two 3-day Sessions, Two 4-day Sessions, and a 5-day intensive
  • One 60-minute private session (in person or Skype) with Nina Wise
  • One 30-minute private session via 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 2017–2018

November 17, 18, 19; Friday–Sunday, 9am–5pm
December 8, 9, 10; Friday–Sunday, 10am–6pm
January 12, 13, 14, 15; Friday–Monday, 10am–6pm
February 16, 17, 18, 19; Friday–Monday, 10am–6pm

Five-Day Intensive
March 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Friday–Sunday, 10am–6pm; Monday–Tuesday, 10am–5:30pm

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 October 15, 2017
Remainder due November 15, 2017

Early Bird Special:  $3500 if paid in full by October 1 (a $450 savings)

Payment Plan Available: $1000 deposit October 15,  then 3 remaining payments of $1000 each due November 1, December 1, February 1.  

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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