The JMK Award 2021

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#JMK Space: Support Our Work in 2021

Theatre relies on its ability to attract a stream of promising new talent, prepared to work with commitment for very modest wages on a freelance basis, creating the sort of shows that often achieve international success after beginning life … Read More

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

This week until midday Tuesday 7 December, the JMK Trust is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge - a chance to support our work with emerging directors & theatre-makers this festive period. Most importantly of all, all … Read More

We’re recruiting

The JMK Trust is looking to recruit a new General Manager passionate about our mission and driving the delivery of our programme of work, including our prestigious annual directors' award and our national programme of training opportunities … Read More

Announcing JMK Victoria Wood Bursary Recipients

We are delighted to announce the recipients of our first JMK Victoria Wood Bursaries. Dale Edwards will assist Roy Alexander Weise on his production of The Mountaintop by Katori Hall at Manchester Royal Exchange, which will run from 25th … Read More

#JMKSpace: Developing New Plays with Writers with Ed Madden

An exploration of some of the ways in which directors can provide dramaturgical support to writers from the genesis of an idea through to opening night, based on an ACE-funded project which Ed has just completed, developing new plays with … Read More

Please sponsor Robert!

            JMK Trustee and Secretary, Robert Gill, has been raising money for The JMK Trust since 2012 by running marathons and half-marathons and has so far raised £2,352. In 2014, Robert … Read More

#JMKSpace: Ad Infinitum’s Approach to Theatre Making: A Crash Course with George Mann

We'll look at the creative process we've developed over 14+ years including: an overview of the company's work to date with excerpts of film / images and more; why we do what we do; we'll explore how the body and devising is at the heart of … Read More