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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 Leeds Playhouse – Making Verbatim Theatre

JMK Workshop with Leeds Playhouse, Thursday 25th April Verbatim theatre is a form of documentary theatre which is based on the spoken words of real people. This Spring, Junction 8 Theatre’s production of their new verbatim play … Read More

JMK Assistant Director Blog – Nyasha Gudo

JMK Assistant Director bursary recipient Nyasha Gudo shares his experience of working on The Mountaintop, written by Katori Hall and directed by Roy Alexander Weise (who won the 2016 JMK Award with this production). The show was a … Read More

JMK Birmingham Rep Directors’ Group Sessions

On the second Thursday of every month (7-9pm), our JMK bursary recipients Nyasha Gudo and Lucy Bird will be running a free workshop at Birmingham Rep for Midlands based directors. These workshops will be a practical and theoretical look … Read More

JMK CV Surgery and Application Q&As at Dundee Rep – Sat 27 April

Free JMK event as part of Dundee Rep's inaugural Rep Stripped festival.  If you’re a director and 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, … Read More

JMK HOME Manchester Assistant Director Bursary

The JMK Trust in partnership with HOME is offering an Assistant Director Bursary on Javaad Alipoor’s next production. This production is the third in a trilogy of shows by Javaad Alipoor and his collaborators, which began with the … Read More

JMK Assistant Director Blog – Evan Lordan

In our latest JMK blog, Evan Lordan describes his experiences as the JMK Assistant Director on Touching the Void, adapted by David Greig from the memoir by Joe Simpson, and directed by Tom Morris. Touching the Void was a co-production … Read More