JMK Birmingham – The Rep

In partnership with Birmingham Rep, we run a Directors' Group for emerging directors and theatre-makers based in the region. Participants have access to free JMK workshops, residencies and networking events, as well as the opportunity to apply for Assistant Director bursaries.

This group is run by our JMK Director Practitioner, Martin Berry. Martin also runs our group at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton, encouraging a creative and collaborative community across the Midlands.

How to Take Part:

Get in touch with for details on how to sign up, and join our mailing list for Birmingham opportunities.

Upcoming Programme:

Sign up for our free workshop at Birmingham Rep on Thursday 13 December, 7-9pm!

This workshop is a great chance to explore and ask questions about directing musical theatre. It will include a discussion, a Q&A, and working practically together to direct a song with:

Charlotte Brailsford (recent graduate of The American Musical Drama Conservatoire in Los Angeles)

Musical Director/composer/arranger 
Joshua Goodman (credits include: The Jungle Book and Lysistrata. York Theatre Royal resident composer)

Martin Berry (JMK Director Practitioner, credits include: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat West End, Blood Brothers UK tour, Into The Woods, Little Shop Of Horrors)

To sign-up, please email