Free residency at Northern Stage

Deadline extended – apply by 5pm 17th July JMK & Northern Stage present: Ways Into Text: A practical guide. Thurs 27th & Fri 28th July 2017 10am – 5pm How do you approach text as a director? Do you emphasize the psychological realism or bring out the poetry and musicality of the language? Should you […]

Assistant Director Opportunity at Northern Stage

The JMK Trust in partnership with Northern Stage is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a young director based in the North East of England. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Lever-hulme Trust that will provide a learning and training opportunity for a talented emerging director, based in the North East of […]

Assistant Director Opportunity – Bristol Old Vic

Assistant Directing Opportunity – The Caretaker The JMK Trust in partnership with Bristol Old Vic is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK & Bristol Old Vic Directors’ Group. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust that will provide a learning and training opportunity for a talented […]

Assistant Director Opportunity at Tobacco Factory Theatres

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 the Leverhulme Trust, which will provide a learning and training opportunity for a talented emerging director based in Bristol, who has demonstrated […]

JMK Young Director Award 2017

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the JMK Award 2017 is Joshua Roche with his proposal for his production of My Name is Rachel Corrie by Katharine Viner and Alan Rickman. Joshua is working with designer Sophie Thomas, producer Paul Casey with lighting by Joe Price and his production will be at […]

The Ugly One at the Park Theatre

Roy Alexander Weise, winner of the JMK Award 2016, is directing The Ugly One by Marius von Mayenburg at the Park Theatre with Buckland Theatre Company, 1st – 24th June. Roy was runner-up for the JMK Award in 2014 with his proposal for this play so we’re very much looking forward to seeing this production. […]

Assistant Director Opportunity at Bristol Old Vic

The JMK Trust in partnership with Bristol Old Vic is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK & Bristol Old Vic Directors’ Group (open to all those interested in directing who live and work in the Bristol area). The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust that will […]

Assistant Director Opportunity at Salisbury Playhouse

The JMK Trust in partnership with Salisbury Playhouse is offering an assistant director bursary to a participant of the JMK & Salisbury Playhouse directors group. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust that will provide learning and training opportunity for a talented emerging director, based in the South West who has […]

JMK and the Big Give Christmas Challenge

The JMK Trust recently took part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2016, the UK’s largest match funding campaign. We exceeded our target and raised £2585 towards our JMK Regional Programme to enable us to continue working with theatre directors around the country. A huge thank you to everyone who supported us during this campaign.

‘The Mountaintop’ directed by JMK Award 2016 winner Roy Alexander Weise

The Mountaintop by Katori Hall, directed by this year’s JMK Award winner, Roy Alexander Weise was on at the Young Vic until 3rd November.  The play is a fictional depiction of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night on earth set entirely in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on the eve of his […]