CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Letters To… My Body Hair

Today we are putting a call out for submissions for the fourth installment of our creative writing series: Letters to… This time, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to your body hair.
Whether you grow or you mow, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to

Booking open for This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing

This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing photo by Beth Chalmers

Booking is now open for our first ever production for young people. As part of the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival on-tour programme, the UK premiere of children’s show This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing will be touring across Scotland from Dumfries to Skye from 11 May before opening at the Festival in Edinburgh later in the month. Read more

International Women’s Day – launch of Letters to…the Woman in Charge

Today is International Women’s Day – a time for women and girls across the world to stand together and celebrate. 
To celebrate the Quines bring you the third in our series of films Letters To…
Letters to…the Woman in Charge was chosen to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, at a time when it’s

NEW OPPORTUNITY – M*****classes Sound Design workshop announced today

Stellar Quines are offering an exciting NEW Artist Development opportunity, M*****classes, to gain hands on career experience in the role of sound design in theatre.

M*****classes are aimed at developing long-term relationships and will address practical applications of the job, provide face to face contact with professionals and networking opportunities as well as one to one and group mentoring from a professional sound designer. Read more

Stellar Quines supported 74 women in 2018 and aim to support more in 2019.

A mainstage production, a Scottish tour of a comedy musical, 2 Letters to…writing projects, a new Artist Development opportunity, Muslim Women’s Writing Project with GWL, Amina Writing Project, 3 productions in development & 74 women supported in 2018! 
2018 was another exciting and busy year for Stellar Quines! January saw our first

Call out for submission for the third in our Letters To… series, with Letters to the Woman in Charge.

Just in time for International Women’s Day, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to a woman in charge.

Who is the first woman who springs to your mind?
How do you feel about them?
Do you feel angry with them?
Grateful to them?

Whether it is your boss, Nicola Sturgeon, or yourself, we would like you to write a letter anywhere from 1 word to 1000 words for the third instalment of our Letters To… series where we select one letter, film it with a professional actor and share it with the world. Read more

Terra Incognita & Stellar Quines host final event in from her to her exhibition

Terra Incognita and Stellar Quines are hosting a fabulous event on Wednesday 28 November as the final part of the from her to her exhibition.

The recipients of our Mini Make Do and Mend seed funding Soizig Carey and Alice Dansey-Wright will be presenting Muse Not Maker, a collaborative project, responding to themes of archetypes in art, art & feminism, and activism in art. Read more

A Celebration of Muslim Women’s Writing at Glasgow Women’s Library

On 29 September Glasgow Women’s Library hosted a lively and inspiring afternoon of spoken word and performance by emerging Muslim women writers exploring the theme of relationships. The event was led by Sheffield University Storying Relationships Project and it comprised of a series of lively conversations with acclaimed Muslim women writers including Safina Mazhar, Sara Shaarawi and Sufiya Ahmed followed by readings of their scripts.

Stellar Quines were pleased to support this event and Catherine, our Creative Learning Associate, helped with dramaturgy on the scripts before the event and was part of the team on the day. Read more

Watch now – Letters to…my period

Today we launch the second film in our creative writing series Letters to…where we ask for written responses to different topics. This time we asked for a ‘Letter to…my period’.
The chosen letter, written by Kerri Clarence, summed up lots of experiences and feelings described in many of the submissions, from your first period to how your relationship with you period might change with age. We are delighted to launch our film on International Day of the Girl.
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A Letter to… my period

If you could write a letter to your period, what would you say? Would you tell it how great it is? Would you beg it to stop? Or show up? Do you have some questions for it that you’re too embarrassed to ask anyone else?

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Stellar Quines & PiPA Coffee Morning – 23 August

Stellar Quines, Edinburgh Fringe Society and PiPA  bring you…
Parenting in the Performing Arts: Coffee Morning at Fringe Central – Thursday 23 August
Join other parents/carers and their children at tomorrow’s informal coffee morning held at Fringe Central.