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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 & Bristol Old Vic Assistant Director Bursary

Assistant Directing Opportunity – Touching the Void The JMK Trust in partnership with Bristol Old Vic is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK & Bristol Old Vic Directors’ Group. The bursary is an arts … Read More

Regional Programme Update

Announcing our Director Practitioners and new partner venue, Reading Rep After many great applications and very tough selection decisions, we're thrilled to announce our new Director Practitioners (DPs). These five DPs, all of whom are … Read More

JMK & HOME Assistant Director Bursary

The JMK Trust in partnership with HOME is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK Directors’ Group. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust that will provide a learning and training … Read More

Congratulations to Philip Carne, receiving Robert Maskrey Award for Arts Philanthropy

We are delighted to hear that Philip Carne, MBE, has received the prestigious Robert Maskrey Award for Arts Philanthropy and we send our warmest congratulations. The Award recognises Philip's tireless support for emerging talent in Wales’ … 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