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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 Regional Blog – Gemma Aked-Priestley

We asked Gemma Aked-Priestley (JMK Assistant Director bursary recipient for 'The Shadow Factory', Nuffield Southampton Theatres) for an insight into the bursary experience, some tips for directors starting out and a few ultimate … Read More

JMK & Birmingham Rep Assistant Director Bursary

  The JMK Trust in partnership with Birmingham Repertory Theatre is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK & The REP Directors’ Group. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Leverhulme … Read More

JMK Regional Blog – Charlotte Marigot

"The JMK Trust does something invaluable in rewarding emerging directors with professional experience and giving them a chance to grow" JMK Regional Bursary recipient Charlotte Marigot describes working as the Assistant Director … Read More

Come and work with us

We are recruiting four Director Practitioners to run our Regional Programme. Each of the Director Practitioners will be responsible for running the Directors’ Groups at several of our partner venues up to end of March 2019. This will … Read More

JMK Regional Blog – Maria Crocker

In the first of a new blog series about our Regional Programme, former Assistant Director bursary recipient Maria Crocker (Catch 22, Northern Stage)  describes the productions she has subsequently worked on, including her recent role as the … Read More

JMK & Northern Stage Assistant Director Bursary

Assistant Director Opportunity at Northern Stage The JMK Trust in partnership with Northern Stage is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK & Northern Stage Directors’ Group. The bursary is an arts … Read More