We're really happy to announce something that we know a lot of you have been waiting for: SDUK'S 2019 MENTORING SCHEME!! The scheme has been generously supported by the Directors Charitable Foundation, the Noel Coward Foundation and the Garrick Charitable Trust. Who is it for? The SDUK mentoring scheme is open...

Stage Directors UK recognises that the recent open letter by forty playwrights to the Chair of National Theatre Wales has opened up an important point of discussion. We welcome the offer NTW has made to engage with the signatories of the letter and at a later stage,...

Equity, working alongside SDUK, has succeeded in bringing a series of negotiations to a successful conclusion with UK Theatre and West End Managers achieving brand new robust Agreements for Directors commencing from 1st of August 2018. Over a period of three years and 8 months minimum...

SDUK joins with Scottish organisations and individuals in expressing our disbelief and anger at the recent Creative Scotland funding decisions. Scotland has traditionally led the way in funding artist led touring companies as well as more expensive building based companies. The majority of cuts have hit...

In autumn 2017 SDUK commissioned researcher Corinne Furness to investigate the gender split of directors being employed to direct productions in arts council funded venues. In the proceeding months there had been a great deal of talk in the media, and on social media about...

  In a workshop open to members of a JMK Regional Directors Group, our Executive Director Tom Hescott will discuss the work of Stage Directors UK which aims to support directors and lobby for their rights at all stages of their careers. He’s keen to hear the...

We are thrilled to announce the NEW SDUK BOARD for 2017 as voted for by our members:       [gallery ids="2927,2930,2931,2932,2933,2934,2935,2936,847,849,826,2937,2938,2632,852,2939,2940,2941,883,2942,2949,2945,2944,2943"] [caption id="attachment_827" align="alignnone" width="300"] Kate Saxon -Returning Chair[/caption] WHAT DOES THE BOARD DO? The Board is made up of SDUK members, and is responsible for SDUK’s records, accounts and performance....

PURPOSE:  To re-design and build SDUK’s website, improve content, build digital profile and stakeholder databases FEE:              Please provide quotes, as detailed below The post-holder will work on a self-employed basis within a timeframe agreed by SDUK. It is not necessarily the...

Directing professionals invited to open meeting to discuss latest developments Open Meeting details: Tuesday 27 June, 7pm, Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NB TICKETS HERE Equity and Stage Directors UK (SDUK) have formed a partnership to prepare a compelling, evidence-based claim for revision to Equity’s Directors’...