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Applications Open for the JMK Award 2020

Applications for the 2020 JMK Young Director Award are now open and will close on 24 January at 11pm. In 2019 the JMK Award partnered with the Orange Tree Theatre for the first time to stage Arinzé Kene’s Little Baby Jesus, directed by … Read More

#JMKSpace Ask an Artistic Director

Ask an Artistic Director  with Chris Haydon Please Note that this event has had to be rescheduled. The revised details are below. Artistic Directors are seen as some of the most influential individuals in the theatre … Read More

#JMKSpace Writer in the Room

Devising Theatre What is a ‘Writer in the Room’? with Adam Peck Drawing mainly on his experience of working with director Sally Cookson, in a devised theatre context, Adam aims to explore the meaning of the term … Read More

#JMKSpace Making Work as a Collective: The Wardrobe Ensemble

Join Jesse Meadows and Helena Middleton, two founding members of The Wardrobe Ensemble, to explore devising theatre as an ensemble. The Wardrobe Ensemble are a group of theatre artists working together to make new plays that dissect the … Read More

#JMKSpace Post Show for North East Directors

Fancy watching a play and talking about it?  Nothing compares to the magic of a live audience experience. However in these times, it's fantastic to have access to so much theatre from our living rooms while we patiently wait for our … Read More

#JMKSpace with Jake Orr

Producing How does it work and what are the challenges? with Jake Orr This #JMKSpace session/workshop on Zoom will look at the relationship between a theatre director and creative producer. Jake will use previous … Read More


Today we're opening #JMKSpace, a programme of online workshops over the next few months, whilst the UK population is in lockdown and our partner venues are closed due to Covid 19. Exploiting the benefits of online delivery, many are open … Read More