Covid-19: An update from RTYDS

In light of the current health emergency we have been assessing all upcoming RTYDS activity and recruitment, and in particular thinking about the 18-Month Residency and Three-Month Placements and how to proceed. Given the level of uncertainty, we have taken the difficult decision to pause the selection process for 18-Month Residencies and for theatres to [...]

2020-03-23T15:21:32+00:00March 23rd, 2020|General, News|

RTYDS ANNOUNCE EXCITING PARTNERSHIP WITH SHEFFIELD THEATRES FOR NEW ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR SCHEME

From today we are thrilled to announce that we will be partnering Sheffield Theatres to host the first RTYDS Associate Artistic Director, as part of RTYDS’ commitment to the development of artistic directors as cultural leaders. What is the Associate Artistic Director Residency? Working with Sheffield Theatres will enable the successful candidate to learn about the [...]

2019-11-25T11:43:26+00:00November 25th, 2019|General, News|

Case Study – RTYDS Introduction to Directing with Greyscale Theatre Company

An international theatre company based in Newcastle, Greyscale Theatre Company create reimagined classics and bold new writing. Over the last few years led by artistic director Selma Dimitrijevic, they have also been finding ways to connect with D/deaf and disabled artists and have proudly celebrated the work of these artists in their delivery of RTYDS [...]

2019-11-19T09:23:18+00:00September 16th, 2019|Guest Blog, News|

Success for RTYDS 18-Month Residency Directors

Following their 18-Month Residencies at The Royal Exchange, Sheffield Theatres and Birmingham Rep, Nickie Miles-Wildin, Taio Lawson and Madeleine Kludje are all flying high! In May 2019 Graeae Theatre Company announced that Nickie would join them as Associate Director, following the departure of Amit Sharma. Nickie will lead on Graeae’s new writing programme, including Write [...]

2019-11-19T09:12:23+00:00August 23rd, 2019|News|

New scheme launched for future Artistic Directors in Theatre

The RTYDS Associate Artistic Director scheme is a new opportunity for an experienced and exceptional director to work in a leading regional theatre at a senior level. The scheme aims to provide a director with the tools to continue to develop their craft whilst learning about the role of an artistic director in cultural leadership. [...]

2019-08-02T15:28:37+00:00July 11th, 2019|News|

Announcing five new regional projects which will support, nurture and develop early career theatre directors

Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS) Introduction to Directing and Three-Month Placement projects are designed to support directors from backgrounds that are currently under-represented in theatre as a result of barriers arising from social, gender, financial, ethnic, cultural, geographic or educational disadvantage or disability. “We create pathways that affect who can lead in theatre; if [...]

2019-05-22T11:37:59+00:00May 22nd, 2019|News|

Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme announces the 2019 recipients of the 18-Month Residencies for Resident Assistant Directors

From September this year the newly redeveloped Leeds Playhouse and Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatres will each host Directors on an 18-Month Residency. Director Jay Crutchley will be placed at Tobacco Factory Theatres and director Sameena Hussain in Leeds Playhouse, both with the opportunity to direct their own production as part of each theatre’s programme. “I [...]

2019-04-24T10:07:34+00:00April 24th, 2019|News|