The National Programme in Yorkshire runs in partnership with Leeds Playhouse. Are you a director based near Leeds? Become a part of the Yorkshire 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:
- Playfulness for directors led by Mark Rosenblatt with Sophie Austin and Annie Fitzmaurice
- Verbatim Theatre with Liz Stevenson
- Directors and Designers Intensive with Hayley Grindle
Assistant Director Bursaries held at Leeds Playhouse (previously West Yorkshire Playhouse):
- Olivier O’Shea – Untold Stories with Mark Rosenblatt
- David Crowley – Beryl with Rebecca Gatward
- Alisdair Pidsley – Barnbow Canaries with Kate Wasserberg
- Gikita Buttoo – Ode to Leeds with James Brining
- Sameena Hussain – A Christmas Carol/Road/Europe with Amy Leach and James Brining