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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

Stuck for a Christmas present for a theatre lover?

Why not buy a Gift Membership for Christmas? Benefits include an invitation to our event in May when we announce the winner of the JMK Award 2018 and a ticket to the winning production at the Young Vic during its run.  Gift Memberships … Read More

JMK Award Workshop – Salisbury

Thursday 4th January, 7 - 9 pm. Salisbury Playhouse This free workshop is an opportunity to find out more about making an application to the annual JMK Young Director Award. The JMK Award was established in memory of James … Read More

Wilton’s Music Hall – Plays Without Décor

Are you a young or emerging director looking for some space and support to workshop some of your brilliant ideas? Well, Wilton’s Plays Without Décor Programme may be for you. As part of their Learning and Participation Programme, Wilton’s … Read More

The JMK Young Director Award 2018 – application deadline

This prestigious, annual award is presented to one young theatre director of outstanding potential enabling them to mount a professional production at The Young Vic in London. The JMK Trust was established in 1997 following the death of … Read More

Donate to the JMK Trust with no cost this Christmas

There is a great way to support our charity and the arts this Christmas, without having to spend an extra penny! If you are getting any of your Christmas shopping online (presents, food, even travel or hotels) then with just a click you … Read More

SDUK Workshops – Edinburgh & Leeds

Further Stage Directors UK workshop dates announced. These workshops are held for our JMK Directors' Groups, which are run at our partner venues. Edinburgh - Traverse Theatre, Tues 5 Dec, 6-9pm Leeds - West Yorkshire Playhouse, Fri 8 … Read More