21 Feb – deadline for applications to take part in Leeds Playhouse Director Designer Intensive

Leeds Playhouse are hosting a two day intensive for 10 early career Directors and 10 early career Set & Costume Designers to explore the relationship between these two roles and the process of creating the design and concept for a piece of theatre. It’s also an opportunity for artists to meet potential collaborators and peers […]

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 […]

JMK HOME Manchester 25 February

Workshop with Jude Christian: Working with Designers Tuesday 25 February 6 – 9pm The next JMK evening workshop will be led by Jude Christian with focus on working with designers. Participants are invited to join Jude and pick up some practical approaches to this part of your practise, offering a chance to further understand the […]

JMK New Vic Workshop: Working with Actors, 22nd Feb

Working with Actors Saturday 22nd February 2-6pm New Vic Theatre FREE Our next workshop at the New Vic offers the opportunity to work with actors and witness the director’s process. Director Heather Carroll, accompanied by two actors, will lead a session that helps you to find your voice as a director. Participants are invited to bring […]

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 Northern Stage – Workshop with Claire Birch, 21st February

Workshop with CLAIRE BIRCH, Royal Shakespeare Company Friday 21st February 6-8pm Northern Stage FREE 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 reserve your free place, please email maria@jmktrust.org

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 […]