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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

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 [...]

April 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Theatre companies are invited to apply to host Introduction to Directing and Three-Month Placements in partnership with RTYDS

Theatre companies are invited to apply to host Introduction to Directing and Three-Month Placements in partnership with RTYDS On 25 February 2019, RTYDS invite applications from companies to run an Introduction to Directing course or host a Three-Month Placement. “The placement was brilliant and has enabled me to set up my own theatre company and [...]

February 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

November 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

July 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

June 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments