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 production as part of their core programming.

To give an insight into the application process, we are running the following free workshops around the country over the next few weeks:

JMK Award Workshops:

Northern Stage
Monday 14th January: 4pm - 6pm
Led by Josh Roche, winner of the JMK Award 2017.
Sign up: email maria@jmktrust.org

Traverse Edinburgh
Tuesday 15th January
: 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Led by Josh Roche, winner of the JMK Award 2017.
Sign up: email jo@jmktrust.org

Orange Tree Theatre
Tuesday 15th January
: 7pm - 9pm
Led by Stephen Fewell (Chair of the JMK Trust), and the Orange Tree Theatre's Artistic Director, Paul Miller, and Literary Associate, Guy Jones.
Sign up: email jo@jmktrust.org

Leeds Playhouse - Rehearsal Room 3
6 St Peter's Building, St Peter's Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 8AH
Thursday 17th January
: 6.30-8.30pm
Led by Liz Stevenson, JMK Director Practitioner and winner of the JMK Award 2015.
Sign up: email jo@jmktrust.org

Nuffield Southampton Theatres
Thursday 17th January
: 6pm - 8pm
Led by Josh Roche, winner of the JMK Award 2017.
Sign up: email jo@jmktrust.org

Bristol Old Vic
Saturday 19th January
: 2pm - 4pm
Led by Josh Roche, winner of the JMK Award 2017.
Sign up: email jo@jmktrust.org

Birmingham Rep
Saturday 19th January: 4pm - 5.30pm
Led by Martin Berry, JMK Director Practitioner.
Sign up: email Sarah-Katy.Davies@birmingham-rep.co.uk

Platform, Joan Street, Southwark, London, SE1
Thursday 24th January: 7 - 9pm
Sign up: email jo@jmktrust.org

Further information on the JMK Award 2019 can be found here.

Image: 2018 tour of the 2016 JMK Award winning production directed by Roy Alexander Weise - The Mountaintop, written by Katori Hall (cast: Rochelle Rose and Gbolahan Obisesan). Credit: Helen Murray