RTYDS and Curve are holding a workshop led by Suba Das and Sue Emmas on Wednesday 19 October 2016, 5.00pm-7.00pm, at Curve, Leicester.
“directing simply calls for a sharper focus on the imaginative and communication skills that we all use daily” New Perspectives Artistic Director, Jack McNamara writes about his experience of running a five week Introduction to Directing project with Unanima Theatre, an inclusive Community Interest company working with people with and without a learning disability and/or [...]
Announcing 12 new RTYDS projects Sue Emmas RTYDS Artistic Director said “From Newcastle to Plymouth, RTYDS is creating pathways for talented directors from under-represented backgrounds to build professional careers and addressing the imbalance of opportunities between London and the regions. “We are working with some theatres for the first time - Barbican Theatre in Plymouth, [...]
Paislie Reid talks about her RTYDS 3-Month Placement at 20 Stories High developing her skills as a theatre director.
As part of the RTYDS 18-Month Residency, RTYDS directors and artists from their host theatres went to Berlin to visit theatres including the Schaubühne, Maxim Gorki Theatre and the Deutsches Theater to see some work and meet artists and theatre makers.
Lyndsey Turner leads a day-long workshop at Salisbury Playhouse for early career directors exploring the process of working with a writer on a new play , from commissioning to rehearsal.
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.