BIOGRAPHY

Glynn MacDonald

Glynn trained in the Alexander Technique in 1972. She is past Chairman of The Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique (STAT).

She has worked in the Actors Centre and the Field Day Theatre Company in Ireland, Dramaten in Stockholm, Norskspillersforbund in Norway, Holback Engstheatre in Denmark, Bremen Opera Company in Germany and in Poland, Switzerland, Japan, Australia and the USA.

Since 1997 she has been resident Director of Movement at Shakespeare’s Globe on all theatre productions and has been a core member of the Globe Education Faculty in their Acting and Training programmes. In the Globe to Globe Festival 2012, she worked with the 37 international companies who brought productions of Shakespeare’s plays in their own language to the Globe stage.

In 2002 she directed Transforming September 11th at the Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House for Peace Direct.

She shared the Sam Wanamaker Award with Giles Block in 2011 for services to the Globe. In 2012 she was awarded the François Florent Prize in Paris. Glynn is a Faculty Member for ‘Arts and Passion-Driven Learning’ at Harvard University.