JMK Traverse – Workshop with Claire Birch, 6 March

Workshop with CLAIRE BIRCH, Royal Shakespeare Company Friday 6th March 4-6pm Traverse Theatre 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. This workshop is currently full and there […]

JMK Workshop at Bristol Old Vic with James Grieve

Workshop with JAMES GRIEVE: The writer / director relationship on new plays Friday 28th February 10-5pm Bristol Old Vic Cost: FREE This workshop, curated by the JMK Trust, is for directors and theatre makers to explore the crucial relationship between the writer and director of a new play from commission to press night via redrafting, casting, design, […]

JMK Award 2020 Update

Thank you to everyone who applied for the JMK Award 2020. We have now processed all the applications and have emailed each applicant to confirm their application has been received. If you applied via our online form before the deadline (which was Friday 24th January, 11pm) and have not received a confirmation email from us, […]

Upcoming South West Workshops

We are delighted to announce the upcoming series of workshops for the JMK South West Directors’ Group as part of the National Programme. We are also excited to be supporting a number of regionally based directors through our new Mentoring Programme. Please see below for more information. To book your FREE place, please email: nik@jmktrust.org […]

Applications Open for the JMK Award 2020

Applications for the 2020 JMK Young Director Award are now open and will close on 24 January at 11pm. In 2019 the JMK Award partnered with the Orange Tree Theatre for the first time to stage Arinzé Kene’s Little Baby Jesus, directed by JMK award-winning director Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu, and designer Tara Usher. Continuing its relationship with the Orange Tree Theatre in 2020, the JMK […]

JMK Award Workshop at the Young Vic

Wednesday 15th January 3-5pm Young Vic Theatre FREE to attend This workshop is an opportunity to find out more about taking part in the annual JMK Young Director Award. The JMK Award was established in memory of James Menzies-Kitchin, a young theatre director who died suddenly and unexpectedly at the age of 28, to encourage […]

JMK Award Workshop at Manchester Royal Exchange

Saturday 11th January 10.30am – 12 noon Manchester Royal Exchange FREE to attend Led by Roy Alexander Weise – Joint Artistic Director & JMK Award Winner 2016 This workshop is an opportunity to find out more about taking part in the annual JMK Young Director Award. The JMK Award was established in memory of James Menzies-Kitchin, […]

JMK Royal & Derngate, Workshop with Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu

Storytelling Poetic Texts (Textual Breakdowns & Direct Address Work) Friday 17th January 7-9pm Royal & Derngate Northampton FREE to attend Led by Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu, winner of the JMK Award 2019, this free workshop will be looking at various verbose direct address texts and will be unlocking how a director can use the words as a […]

JMK Award Workshop & COMMON Workshop, Nottingham

Wednesday 15th January 6-9pm Nottingham Playhouse FREE to attend We have a double session coming up at Nottingham Playhouse on the 15th January: JMK Award Workshop This workshop is an opportunity to find out more about taking part in the annual JMK Young Director Award. The JMK Award was established in memory of James Menzies-Kitchin, a young theatre director […]

Workshop: Claiming your space – empowering female directors, 11 Jan

Orange Tree Theatre 11th January, 1 – 4pm A workshop for female-identifying participants led by Akiya Henry and Martina Laird. This practical workshop, working with both emerging and established female directors who wish to explore or further develop their sense of authority, will explore the dynamic of the rehearsal space: the relationship between actors and […]