Support RTYDS

Help change the face of British theatre

“The RTYDS 18-Month residency, has been the best scheme for my artistic development, it has given me the confidence, skills and relevant experience to pursue a career as an artistic leader. The support has been invaluable, the positive impact unmistakable.”

Daniel Bailey, Associate Director, Bush Theatre

As a registered charity every penny raised helps us provide opportunities for theatre directors from entry level to artistic leadership, challenging barriers to career progression in the industry.

Here’s just a few examples of how a gift can help:

  • £30 could cover travel so that a director can attend a Starting Out workshop
  • £120 could provide a British Sign Language interpreter for a workshop
  • £500 could provide a director with a place on a tailored programme of workshops and opportunities delivered by leading directors and practitioners designed to support their craft and career
  • £2,500 could provide an Introduction to Directing project for up to 10 under-represented, potential directors.

How you can help

You can make a one-off donation or set up a regular donation using the secure widget below, or via our CAF page. A gift of any size will make a difference to our work.

If you would like to discuss making a donation, please contact Gina Fletcher, Executive Director on 0161 883 0296 or at

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