News about this year’s JMK Award

Due the significant and ongoing impact of Covid 19 on the theatres that we partner with and host the JMK Award and National Program of director development events, the JMK Trust is adjusting some of the ways in which it delivers its work. This year’s selection process for the JMK Award is continuing, with longlisted […]

JMK and Sherman Theatre – Directors Programme Opportunity

Sherman Theatre and the JMK Trust are inviting submissions for the next stage of their Directors Programme supported by The Carne Trust, which will run from January 2018 until the end of the year. We are looking for six emerging directors who will take part in a series of workshops and training sessions led by […]

Assistant Director Opportunity – Bristol JMK Group

We are looking for an Assistant Director for the 2018 Tobacco Factory Theatres production of Macbeth, directed by Adele Thomas. For this role, the JMK Trust in partnership with Tobacco Factory Theatres is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK Directors’ Group in Bristol. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by […]

Assistant Director – Southampton JMK Group

We are looking for an assistant director for Samuel Hodges’ upcoming production of The Shadow Factory written by Howard Brenton. This is a world premiere to open Southampton’s brand new theatre NST City. The JMK Trust in partnership with Nuffield Southampton Theatres is offering an Assistant Director Bursary. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the […]

JMK Award 2018 – Workshops

JMK Award Workshops in association with the Young Vic. These workshops are an opportunity to find out more about the JMK Trust and making an application to the annual JMK Young Director Award.Wednesday 13th December 2017Wednesday 10th January 2018at The Clare Theatre, Young Vic, 66 The Cut, London, SE1 8LZ The JMK Award was established in memory of James […]

Stage Directors UK Workshop

In a workshop open to members of a JMK Regional Directors Group, Tom Hescott will discuss the work of the recently created group Stage Directors UK which aims to support directors and lobby for their rights at all stages of their careers. He’s keen to hear the group’s questions about what you need as emerging directors […]

Join our Thunderclap

On Friday 13th October at 12 noon, we will be using a platform called Thunderclap to cover social media with a trailer about our work. Thunderclap is a tool that allows people to pledge a single Tweet or Facebook post to support a cause, and this will be posted along with all the other supporters’ messages […]

JMK and Birmingham Rep Assistant Director Bursary

The JMK Trust in partnership with Birmingham is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a director based in the West Midlands. Details below and on the Birmingham Rep vacancies page. We are looking for an Assistant Director for Tessa Walker’s upcoming production of 101 Dalmatians. The Assistant Director will need to be available for: Rehearsals […]

The Half of It – directed by 2011 winner Cathal Cleary

Cathal Cleary, winner of the JMK Award 2011, and his theatre company MOMMO present the premiere of The Half of It at the Dublin Fringe this September. In a Dublin flat, a Cork woman is climbing the walls. She hasn’t stepped outside for six years. She lives alone, eating dry digestives and hiding from the postman. Her […]

Tickets On Sale – My Name Is Rachel Corrie

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 JMK Award winner Josh Roche’s production of My Name Is Rachel Corrie, which will be staged at the Young Vic, 29th September – 21st October. About the Production: March 2003. The Gaza Strip. 23 year old Rachel Corrie stands between a Palestinian house and an armoured bulldozer. Meet the heroine behind the […]