Scenes for Survival launches with Fibres extract

National Theatre of Scotland’s Scenes for Survival launched last night with an extract from Fibres by Frances Poet.
The short film A Mug’s Game was directed by Louise Shephard and featured Jonathan Watson performing a monologue from Fibres, a co-production by Stellar Quines and Citizen’s Theatre which toured in 2019. The film was

Mini Make Do & Mend opportunity opens for applications

We are excited to launch our new Mini Make Do & Mend for artists to explore and experiment in response to the theme of ‘transformation’.
This opportunity is part of our COVID-19 response. There is a maximum fund of £500 available per successful proposal.
What amazing ideas could you develop on

Stellar Quines support National Theatre Scotland’s – Scenes for Survival

Artistic Director Images

The National Theatre of Scotland has today announced further details of its online activity during the current COVID-19 crisis, including a call-out for writers as part of its Scenes for Survival programme of online work, as well as further artists joining the project.
Scenes for Survival is a new season of

Stellar Quines COVID-19 update

On the 16th March the UK Government announced new measures in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. As a result Stellar Quines have made the decision to close. We are gutted to have to postpone all activities for a future date, but understand the importance of doing our bit to support each other. We are still working on planned future activities. Further info… Read more

International Women’s Day Events

#IWD2020 #EachforEqual
March 8, 2020
An equal world is an enabled world. How will you help forge a gender equal world?
Celebrate women’s achievement. Raise awareness against bias. Take action for equality.
In celebration of #IWD2020 we’re releasing our latest #lettersto ‘women of the future’.
Here are some other ways

Introducing Ivy

Ivy is on work placement with us throughout March finding out more about working in a producing theatre company. This will include writing some pieces for the website so you’ll hear more from her soon. Here’s a little introduction:
Graduating from the University of Brighton with a BA Hons in English

Letters to… Women of the Future film

To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day we have chosen the letter – ‘To Isobelle’ written by Jassy Earl in response to our Letters To…Women of the Future Provocation. An intimate and familial letter ‘To Isobelle’ is a beautiful and poignant portrayal of a relationship changing through age. Read more

SHE Scotland: half term holidays

Stellar Quines have been working in collaboration with SHE Scotland for almost a year now on a variety of projects in order to support their ambition of promoting the empowerment of women and girls.
During the February half term holiday Stellar Quines were invited to explore themes surrounding ‘Body Image’ with

Marketing Officer vacancy

Stellar Quines Theatre Company are seeking an enthusiastic and talented person for the new role of Marketing Officer (P/T) for the company.
The Marketing Officer will deliver Stellar Quines’ marketing activity including: online and offline marketing, e-communications and social media.
Are you an enthusiastic and self-motivated marketeer? With experience in on and

tiata fahodzi co-production R&D week at HOME

We’re excited that a week of R&D for our co-production with tiata fahodzi – Request Programme: Remixed is taking place at HOME, Manchester this week.
Directed and ‘remixed’ by Natalie Ibu (Artistic Director of tiata fahodzi) “request programme remixed is a love letter to the ‘citizens of loneliness’, exploring isolation and loneliness

CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS – Letters to… Women of the Future

CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Letters To… Women of the Future

Today we are putting a call out for submissions for the sixth instalment of our creative writing series, Letters to… In celebration of International Women’s Day, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to women of the future. 
You may

M*****classes: Lighting Design – our amazing workshop leaders

Over the last two weekends we’ve had a fantastic time with our M*****classes: Lighting Design cohort. They’ve taken part in workshops led by three of the UK’s leading female identifying lighting designers and had a blast at Pride and Prejudice (*Sort of) at The Lyceum.
Find out a little more about

M*****classes 2020: LIGHTING DESIGN

M*****Class participants

We’re delighted to announce our new M*****class: Lighting Design cohort for 2020 who gathered for the first time at the Traverse Theatre last weekend.
Find out a little more about each of this year’s participants:
Alice McDougall
Out of all of the backstage disciplines, lighting design is definitely the one that interests

Writing for performance: Muslim Women’s Stories

Stellar Quines are thrilled to be working with the excellent Glasgow Women’s Library again to bring Muslim women’s stories to the fore in a series of writing for performance workshops in February and March 2020.
These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the