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 […]

JMK Award Workshops in January

Curious about applying to the JMK Award 2020? Come along to one of our free workshops! These workshop are 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 […]

JMK Nottingham: Workshop with Adam Penford, 11th December

Wednesday 11th December 6pm-8pm Nottingham Playhouse Cost: FREE Our next free workshop for our Nottingham directors’ group will be led by Adam Penford, Artistic Director of Nottingham Playhouse. This is the second event for our new directors’ group with Nottingham Playhouse (the first session was held last month but you can join at any time!). […]

JMK Award Workshops at the Orange Tree Theatre

Saturday 14th December, 2-4pm or Saturday 11th January, 10-12pm This free workshop at the Orange Tree Theatre 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 […]

JMK Award Workshop Bristol Old Vic

Bristol Old Vic Saturday 21st December 6.30-8.30pm FREE 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 others to […]