We are delighted to announce that the training and career study, commissioned by the National Theatre, RADA, The Old Vic and SDUK has now been publish...

CONTRACT GUIDE FOR ASSISTANTS & EARLY CAREER DIRECTORS We have produced this in response to pleas from many early career members who can feel vuln...

THE SDUK 2016 FEE CAMPAIGN As the SDUK Earnings Report showed, freelance theatre directors’ fees are so low that without a West End run most canno...

PAYMENT FOR PREPARATION Directors’ preparation time is almost never paid for, but it is usually about as long as rehearsal time. A major production...

DOWNLOAD FULL SDUK EARNINGS REPORT HERE In September 2014 Stage Directors UK was launched, and within three months 850 directors had joined. We a...

WARM PRAISE FOR SDUK OPERA WORKSHOP  The SDUK’s groundbreaking 3 day opera workshop has been pronounced a massive success. 16 participants and 13 o...

Stage Directors UK is getting ever more involved in the opera world. We have just held a very informative and passionate meeting (report here) tha...

In autumn 2017 SDUK commissioned researcher Corinne Furness to investigate the gender split of directors being employed to direct productions in arts ...