For applicants

The JMK Young Director Award 2018

Applications for the JMK Award 2017 are now closed. Applications for the JMK Award 2018 will open in January 2018.

For the JMK Award 2017, applicants were asked to choose from a new list of plays. To request a copy of last year's list please email The 2018 list has not yet been released.

Click here to find out about the workshops we are running for those interested in applying for the Award in 2018.

To Apply in 2018

• Must be not more than 30 years of age on 1st January 2018
• Must not have directed more than two professional productions. We define a professional production as being a full-length piece performed by professional actors (whether paid or unpaid) to a paying audience for a full production run (3 weeks or more)
• Must have some professional training in the performing arts
• Must not be in full or part-time education between now and July 2018 or currently undertaking a degree
• Must be resident in the UK.

Any questions or to request a copy of the list please email

The JMK Award 2017 was kindly supported by Philip Hooker, The Arts Patrons Trust, The Martin Bowley Charitable Trust, The Garrick Charitable Trust, The Fidelio Trust and all our individual donors.