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RTYDS announced as Guest Curators for Young Vic Directors Program

We believe that now, more than ever, it is vital that emerging theatre makers have access to career development and support. Therefore, we are delighted that RTYDS will be curating and delivering the Young Vic Directors Program for emerging directors, producers, designers and artists whilst the Young Vic temporarily reduces its key operations throughout June [...]

May 29th, 2020|General, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

March 23rd, 2020|General, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

November 25th, 2019|General, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

September 16th, 2019|Guest Blog, News|0 Comments

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 [...]

August 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

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. [...]

July 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

May 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments