#JMKSpace: Assistant/Resident/Associate Director – What does it all mean?

#JMKSpace: Assistant/Resident/Associate Director – What does it all mean? What’s the difference between an assistant director and a resident director? What does an associate director actually do? This workshop with Maria Crocker aims to define assistant/resident/associate roles and share various pathways available to directors who are interested in working in these positions. We will discuss […]

#JMKSpace: Directors’ Surgeries with JMK and HOME

Directors’ Surgeries with JMK and HOME On Wednesday 4 November we will be running directors’ surgeries for you to book your own 30-minute slot with JMK’s Director Practitioner, Piers Black and HOME’s Talent Development Producer: Theatre, Davinia Jokhi. These sessions will be an opportunity for you to have a private space for any thoughts, questions […]

#JMK Space: Making work with Young People and Teenagers

#JMK Space – Making work with Young People and Teenagers Ned Glasier, Artistic Director, Company Three In this workshop, Artistic Director and founder of Company Three, Ned Glasier, will share some of the principles and practice that underpin Company Three’s work, with a specific focus on how to create space in which young people can […]

#JMKSpace: Disability and directing: Building access into your directing process

#JMKSpace: Disability and directing: Building access into your directing process with Debbie Hannan and Matilda Ibini This workshop will be recorded, BSL interpreted and captioned on zoom. Lockdown has made many theatre makers face the challenge of access for the first time. As we start to think about what a return to the rehearsal room […]

#JMKSpace: Arts Council England Project Funding with Rebecca Atkinson-Lord

#JMKSpace: Arts Council England Project Funding with Rebecca Atkinson-Lord In a drastically changed/changing landscape, and time of real uncertainty for directors and theatre makers, we have asked Rebecca Atkinson-Lord (Artistic Director and CEO of Arch 468 and former Co-Director of Theatre at Ovalhouse) to run this session on how to apply for Project Grant funding […]

#JMKSpace: Natalie Abrahami on Collaboration in the rehearsal room

A workshop where director Natalie Abrahami will explore collaboration at the core of creating new work. The binaural sound project ANNA will form the basis of the workshop. No prior knowledge of the production necessary. Just bring yourselves and your questions. Natalie Abrahami was Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill from 2007-2012 and […]

#JMKSpace: Preparing to Direct with Miranda Cromwell

Preparing to Direct with Miranda Cromwell “I have discovered over recent years that the more I prepare, the more free and collaborative I can be in the room.” In this workshop you will cover: different ways of reading and preparing a script, looking at the text from multiple perspectives i.e. design, lighting, sound, music, movement, […]

#JMKSpace: Opera Workshop with Adele Thomas

Opera Workshop with  Adele Thomas Opera often feels like a closed shop. Getting into opera as a director can feel unfathomable and unclear. During this workshop, Adele is keen to burst the doors open and invite people in to explore opera for the first time- if you are a theatre director who is even tentatively […]

#JMKSpace: Creating Characters with Gitika Buttoo

Creating Characters with Gitika Buttoo This zoom workshop will explore directing techniques and exercises behind creating the world of a play and in turn developing characters within a story. We’ll look at the relationship between character and actor, trying out some different approaches on how to engage the two. This will be a practical heavy […]

#JMKSpace Post Show Chat

Fancy watching a play and talking about it? JMK Post-Show is an informal online space for directors and theatre makers to connect whilst discussing a production over a cuppa, wine, or whatever you fancy. We’ll be discussing Wasted, a new musical, book and lyrics by Carl Miller, directed by Adam Lenson. Through the lens of […]