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Josh Roche’s blog

Applying for stuff is a big part of life as a theatre director. Applying for funding, applying for competitions, applying for jobs, the list goes on and on. Actors have to keep launching themselves into auditions, directors have to keep … Read More

JMK Award Workshop at Platform Southwark

JMK Award Workshop Thursday 24th January, 7 - 9pm Platform, Joan Street, Southwark, London, SE1  FREE workshop -  another chance to find out more about this prestigious award presented by the JMK Trust to one theatre director aged 35 … Read More

JMK Award Workshops

The JMK Award, founded in memory of James Menzies-Kitchin, is open to emerging directors under the age of 35. This is the first year of our partnership with the Orange Tree Theatre, enabling the winner to direct a fully funded and resourced … Read More

JMK Award Playlist

The JMK Award 2019 play list has now been sent to those who have requested it and those on the JMK Award mailing list. If you have requested a copy, please check all your mail folders (including spam!). If you wish to request a copy of … Read More

JMK Regional Blog – Lucy Bird

"Have confidence in yourself and your ideas, and if directing is something you want to do, stick to it. It took me three tries before I got the JMK bursary but when I finally got there it was the most incredible experience, and even during … Read More

JMK Tobacco Factory – ‘Adapting Non Theatrical Texts’ Workshop on 7th Jan

JMK Tobacco Factory Theatres present a workshop on Adapting Non Theatrical Texts for The Stage, led by JMK Director Practitioner Nik Partridge. Monday 7th January, 1 - 3pm This two hour workshop will focus on the process of … Read More

JMK & The Envelope Room – Directors & Designers Residency (Scotland/North East)

JMK, Traverse & The Envelope Room present Directors & Designers Residency Tues 29 & Wed 30 January 2019 We're pleased to be working with The Envelope Room and our partner venue, the Traverse Theatre, to offer this free two … Read More