RTYDS kick off 2016 with five new partnerships with theatres across the country – in Colchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Mansfield and Oldham.
Adapt and Survive – Me and the RTYDS Written by Julia Crouch, January 15, 2016. Photo: With Farnham Youth Theatre, about 1988. (I’m centre back). The production was Stephen Lowe’s Touched. They’re in 1940s costume. I’m in 1980s. If you have read my bio, you’ll have noticed that I have had what might kindly be called [...]
In January 2016 Curious Monkey will host a very unique Theatre Monkey for directors / theatre makers working in the North East to explore the Michael Chekhov technique over a two day masterclass with director Sinéad Rushe.
Julia Thomas, Lekan Lawal and Ben Occhipinti have been awarded a paid residency to enable them to spend eighteen months based in a regional theatre as part of the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme 2016-2017. Funded by Arts Council England, this residency provides the opportunity for the directors to mount their own production as part of each theatre’s programme – the productions are yet to be announced. In addition, the residency will allow the directors to develop their understanding of the artistic and operational workings of a theatre as potential artistic directors and to assist on its productions.
Since receiving the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme placement at the Liverpool Everyman Theatre, it’s been a whirlwind of enlightenment – both in terms of developing directing techniques, but so too on how the full theatre environment runs on a daily basis.
We are delighted to announce four new directors who will be joining regional theatres for an 18-Month Residency in 2015/2016: Daniel Bailey at Birmingham Repertory Theatre Rebecca Frecknall at Northern Stage (recipient of the Christopher Whelen bursary) Jesse Jones at Royal & Derngate, Northampton Jo Newman at Salisbury Playhouse Daniel Bailey, Rebecca Frecknall, Jesse Jones [...]