JMK Northampton – Royal & Derngate

We're delighted to run a Directors' Group for emerging directors in partnership with Royal & Derngate. 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 open to directors and theatre-makers based in the East Midlands, and offers an insight into the workings of a busy regional venue and the directing process.

This group is run by our JMK Director Practitioner, Martin Berry. Martin also runs our Directors' Group at Birmingham Rep, encouraging collaboration and creating a wider creative community across the Midlands.

How to Take Part:

Please get in touch with for details on how to sign up, and join our mailing list to receive Northampton opportunities. You can also scroll down for the dates of our upcoming programme...

Current Opportunities:

Sign up for the following FREE Masterclass and receive a complimentary ticket for the performance that evening at Royal & Derngate, in partnership with the JMK Trust and Royal & Derngate’s Generate Programme.

This workshop is open to all ages over 18, and designed for those already working or with a genuine interest in pursuing a career as a professional director or theatre maker:

8th March 

Workshop: Directing Children’s Theatre - 11am - 1pm

Join us for this practical workshop on directing immersive children’s theatre.

Performance: The Reluctant Dragon - 2.30pm

Join Munchkins & Monsters for their work in progress sharing of this well-known children’s novel.

To Book: Call the Royal & Derngate Box Office via 01604 624811

Please note that workshop times are subject to confirmation. To receive the complimentary ticket offer you must attend the accompanying workshop.

If you are not already a member of our JMK Northampton Directors' Group, please sign up by emailing prior to booking.