The National Programme in Manchester runs in partnership with HOME Manchester. Are you a director based near Manchester? Become a part of the Manchester Directors’ Group through our mailing list here. Participants have access to free JMK workshops, residencies and networking events, as well as the opportunity to apply for Assistant Director bursaries.
Our Director Practitioner for the North West is Piers Black. You can contact Piers on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some past workshops:
- Intro to directing 1 week course with Rikki Henry and Lisa Spirling.
- Producing theatre workshop with Liz Stevenson, Nick Stevenson, Amy Fisher and Sarah Sharp.
- Creating characters with Gitika Buttoo as a part of #JMKSpace.
Assistant Director Bursaries at HOME Manchester (click the recipient’s name to read their Assistant Director blog):
- Yursa Warsama – Romeo and Juliet with Walter Meierjohann
- Piers Black – City of Glass with Leo Warner
- Michael White – On Corporation Street with Louise Lowe
- Heather Carroll – Future Bodies with Helen Goalen (RashDash)
- Kayleigh Hawkins – Rich Kids with Javaad Alipoor and Kirsty Housley
Assistant Director Bursaries at Royal Exchange Manchester:
- Dale Edwards – The Mountaintop with Roy Alexander Weise