JMK Traverse – Upcoming Opportunities

We're excited to share details of our upcoming events at the Traverse Edinburgh:

Directing Musical Theatre

Saturday 30th March
10am-12pm, at the Traverse.

Have you ever wondered about directing for musical theatre? This workshop is a great chance to explore and question different approaches to directing musicals. The free, 2 hour session, will include a group discussion, Q&A, and working together practically to direct a musical theatre song with:

Musical Director: Phil Bateman (credits include Billy Elliot, The Lorax, Bugsy Malone, Three Sisters, Our House, Made in Dagenham, Local Hero)

Performer: Suzie McAdam (credits include Kinky Boots, West End; Local Hero, Edinburgh Lyceum)

Director: Maria Crocker (credits as Associate Director include Pinocchio, National Theatre; Hadestown, National Theatre; Local Hero, Edinburgh Lyceum)

How to Book:

Please email by 12 noon on Monday 25th of March


CV Surgeries and Application Q&As

Thursday 4th April
5.30-8pm, at the Traverse

If you’re looking for some advice or guidance on how to polish up your CV or have questions about how to make job applications work better for you, we’ll be offering 1-2-1 half hour chats with either JMK Director Practitioner, Maria Crocker or Traverse Creative Producer, Sunniva Ramsay.

Sessions will give you the opportunity to reflect on your application writing skills and are geared towards amplifying your confidence in applying for the next role.  You will be invited to submit your CV or a recent application in advance, to discuss in more detail.

Time slots are as follows:


How to Book:

Please note these time slots are now all full. Time slots were allocated on a first come, first served basis. To be added to the waiting list, please email


If you have any questions about these opportunities, please email

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