Stellar Quines are dedicated to making sure all of our engagement projects are explored and evaluated as best as possible, so for our ‘Motherhood Special’ project we asked one of the participants to tell us a little more about what a typical day looks like to her, and how our
Stepping Stones is a voluntary organisation that provides support services to young parent families and pregnant women living in the North Edinburgh area. They aim to promote and support the social development and education of families with young children and Stellar Quines have been working with them for the past
The Scottish tour of our current production (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 is well under way and the show has received some wonderful reviews! Read more
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
Following a successful pilot programme, Stellar Quines is recruiting for a new Board Pioneer. We are excited to offer this unique opportunity to help develop the skills and experience of someone in the early stages of their career. Read more
This Girl… is massively exciting for Stellar Quines. It’s absolutely a story for our times. It’s universal in its themes and concerns – and well, surely we need to grab all the opportunities we have available to us to encourage young people not to be afraid of the world and of different experiences. Read more
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
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
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
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
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
We are pleased to announce that Stellar Quines will be co-producing Fibres, a new play by Frances Poet, directed by Jemima Levick, with the Citizens Theatre in their new Season announced this week. Fibres is a new commission from Frances Poet writer of Gut (Traverse 2018) and the Fringe First Award winning Adam (NTS & Traverse Theatre 2017). Read more
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
We are looking for a Creative Learning Associate to join our team!
The role will be responsible for developing and delivering a wide-ranging programme of learning, outreach and participatory activities Read more
Recently Heather Pearson at Fearless Femme interviewed our artistic director Jemima Levick. She asked her about how Stellar Quines is changing the way people view gender in theatre, future plans for the Quines and who is her feminist theatre hero.
Here Catherine Grosvenor reflects on her day at the Celebrate Muslim Women Writers event at Glasgow Women’s Library last month. Catherine worked with the women writers as dramaturg and at the performed readings at the Library. It was an uplifting, celebratory and thoughtful day as you will read…
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
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.
NEW OPPORTUNITY – Make Do & Mend is Stellar Quines’ new talent development scheme offering artists working in any art form to apply for seed funding to explore a new idea in response to a theme. Read more
Thank you to everyone who has sent us a Letter to their period. Submissions are now closed.
We are pleased to say we have had a great response to our second call out with 30 submissions received. We can’t wait to read them.
- Motherhood Special – Update
- Motherhood Special – Stellar Quines and Stepping Stones Partnership
- 4 Stars for This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing
- CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Letters To… My Body Hair
- Join Us! Applications now open for our next Board Pioneer