Opera Curious Workshop at Reading Rep 8th April

JMK Workshop at Reading Rep: Opera-Curious? with Adele Thomas and Tim Anderson 8th April Having recently moved into opera, Adele Thomas is a director who wants to break down the barriers and preconceptions that make many directors feel that they can’t do the same. This is a playful and immersive introduction to working with operatic music, exploring what it means […]

JMK Bristol Old Vic Workshop with Claire Birch, RSC

Friday 13th March 4-6pm Rehearsal Room, Bristol Old Vic FREE to attend This workshop will be led by Claire Birch, Assistant Producer at the Royal Shakespeare Company. It will offer an insight into how the RSC produce, work with directors and recruit assistant directors. To book your free place please email lucy.hunt@bristololdvic.org.uk – places will […]

Free Birmingham Workshop

Join Alex Brown, JMK Award winner, for a free workshop about his current production Rebel Music, currently at Birmingham Repertory Theatre, in association with Middle Child. He will be talking about how he developed the piece, including how it was pitched to Birmingham REP. Friday 27th September 2 – 5pm at the Rep. To sign […]

JMK Award Playlist

The JMK Award 2019 play list has now been sent to those who have requested it and those on the JMK Award mailing list. If you have requested a copy, please check all your mail folders (including spam!). If you wish to request a copy of the list, or are having any difficulties receiving it, […]

A new home for the JMK Award

We are delighted that from 2019 the JMK Award will enter a new partnership with the Orange Tree Theatre, with the winner’s production forming a core part of the theatre’s annual programming. At this new home, the JMK Award will offer one director the opportunity to direct a full-scale Orange Tree show with the production […]

Assistant Director Opportunity – Royal & Derngate Northampton

The JMK Trust in partnership with Royal & Derngate is offering an Assistant Director Bursary. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust that will provide a learning and training opportunity for a talented emerging director, who has demonstrated a commitment to directing and a passion for theatre making. The role: We […]

JMK South West Residency with Shôn Dale Jones

JMK Director’s Residency with Shôn Dale Jones Friday 21 (11-5pm) and Saturday 22 September(10-4pm) White Room Studio, Salisbury Arts Centre A two day workshop exploring the practice and work of theatre-maker Shôn Dale-Jones, who’s shows include THE DUKE, ME & ROBIN HOOD and THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF HUGH HUGHES. Shôn’s work plays on the line […]

Assistant Directing Opportunity at Wiltshire Creative

Deadline: Monday 13 August 2018 The JMK Trust in partnership with Wiltshire Creative is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK Directors’ Group at Wiltshire Creative and Nuffield Southampton Theatres. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust that will provide a learning and training opportunity for a […]

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 include planning and delivering a programme of workshops and residencies, mentoring and bursary recruitment as necessary. Each […]

Assistant Director Bursary at the Sherman Theatre

The JMK Trust in partnership with the Sherman Theatre is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK & Sherman Directors’ Group. This arts scholarship, funded by The Carne Trust, will provide a learning and training opportunity for a talented emerging director, based in the Cardiff area who has demonstrated a commitment […]