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Thirteen new RTYDS projects announced

Supporting theatres to find, nurture and develop talented directors from entry level to leadership RTYDS 18-Month Residencies will take place at Tobacco Factory, Bristol, and Leeds Playhouse for the first time. Directors can apply to RTYDS from today, 26 November 2018 to undertake a paid residency at one of these venues. The residencies offer exceptional [...]

2018-11-26T11:31:23+00:00November 26th, 2018|News|

Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme announces the recipients of 3 paid 18-Month Residencies for Resident Assistant Directors

RTYDS, one of the leaders in the field of promoting talented directors to forge a career in theatre and artistic leadership, has named the three emerging directors who will receive paid 18-Month Residencies as Resident Assistant Directors, starting late summer this year. The residencies will take place at three major UK theatres where recipients will [...]

2018-03-08T16:30:30+00:00July 18th, 2017|News|

It was announced on 27th June 2017 that RTYDS is to join the Arts Council England (ACE) National Portfolio for the first time as a Sector Support Organisation

RTYDS has been awarded a total of £740,000 over four years from 2018-2022 in order to expand its existing programme which works in partnership with theatres and companies to discover and develop talented new, emerging and experienced artists, enabling them to pursue careers as directors and artistic leaders. RTYDS will embed directors in theatres across [...]

2017-06-28T14:59:54+00:00June 28th, 2017|News|

Ten new RTYDS projects announced – supporting theatres to find, nuture and develop talented directors from entry level to leadership

18-Month paid Assistant Director Residencies will take place at three major theatres; Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Sheffield Theatres, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester. Directors can apply to RTYDS to become a paid Resident Assistant Director at one of these theatres. The residencies offer exceptional work-based training to talented directors and potential artistic leaders with an opportunity to [...]

2017-06-06T12:23:59+00:00March 30th, 2017|News|

Announcing twelve new opportunities for directors at theatres across England

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, [...]

2017-05-20T15:50:47+00:00June 20th, 2016|News|

Three new director residencies announced for 2016-17

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.

2017-05-20T15:50:51+00:00September 23rd, 2015|News|

18 Month Residencies 2015-2016

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 [...]

2017-05-20T15:50:53+00:00February 15th, 2015|News|