Baby Friendly Performances of Hope and Joy

Stellar Quines and Pearlfisher are proud to pilot an initiative to support carers and their babies to enjoy Scottish Theatre.
During our tour of Hope and Joy several performances will be baby friendly.
Designed for non mobile babies 12 months and under and their carers performances will be adjusted to make

CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Letters To… My Coven

CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Letters To… My Coven

Today we are putting a call out for submissions for the fifth instalment of our creative writing series: Letters to… This time, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to your coven.
Coven’s come in many shapes and sizes: from friendship groups to matriarchal

Exploring ‘Fibres’ through Creative Learning

Exploring and examining the complex themes within Fibres (a story of love, laughter and the untold legacy of Glasgow’s shipyards) has taken our creative learning associate, Rosie, on a rollercoaster ride of experiences. From creating short pieces inspired by the themes and characters within the play with community groups, to connecting with

Stellar Quines present a double bill of shows this Autumn

Stellar Quines will be on the road with two new productions in October and November. Stellar Quines and Citizens Theatre present Fibres, by Frances Priest and Stellar Quines and Pearlfisher present Hope and Joy, by Ellie Stewart. The productions will be on tours round Scotland from Oct to Nov. Read more

Motherhood Special – Update

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

Motherhood Special – Stellar Quines and Stepping Stones Partnership

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

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