Parents in Performing Arts Coffee Mornings at Fringe Central

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, Stellar Quines, Federation of Scottish Theatre & National Theatre of Scotland have joined forces with PiPA to bring you…

Parenting in the Performing Arts: Coffee Morning at Fringe Central

Join other parents/carers and their children at one of our informal coffee mornings held at Fringe Central. Read more

Letters to… film launch 1 August

Letters to…a Woman Who Brings Me Hope in the Dark. We received a great response to our first call-out for Letters to… and the successful letter is currently in rehearsal for filming and will be launched on 1 August – the first preview of Propeller.  Read more

100 for 100th – Suffragette for a Day!

On Saturday 30 June, Hannah Forsyth joined her fellow Young Women Lead group to take part in a celebratory event for women getting the vote 100 years ago. This also marked the end of her term as part of the initial Young Women Lead project – here she recounts her day of celebration:
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Exciting new Fringe production from The Network 2018

Stellar Quines are delighted to be providing creative support to the development of The Network’s new Fringe production Propeller, directed by Caitlin Skinner (Village Pub Theatre, Sanitised, Woke). The Network was first formed in 2017 and is part of Scottish Drama Training Network.
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Letters to…submissions now closed

Thank you to everyone who has sent us a Letter to a woman who has inspired them because of the work she is doing to change things for the better. Submissions are now closed.

We are pleased to say we have had a good response to our first call out. The selection process is now starting and we will announce the successful contribution very soon.
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Join Stellar Quines Team – Company Administrator Vacancy

Stellar Quines Theatre Company is looking to recruit a Company Administrator to join the team in September 2018.
COMPANY ADMINISTRATOR
21 hours per week, £22,000 (pro rata FTE)
Deadline: MONDAY 23rd JULY 2018. 10AM
Stellar Quines’ vision is to be Scotland’s leading touring theatre company, inspiring excellence in women & girls supported by our

FINAL CALL – closing date is tomorrow for your Letters to…

Tomorrow, 28 June, is the final day to submit your Letters to…a Woman Who Brings Me Hope in the Dark

Don’t miss being part of the first edition of Letters to… in which we celebrate our support of the Scottish Drama Training Network’s upcoming Fringe production Propeller, by The Network Ensemble, directed by Caitlin Skinner. Read more

Balancing Act: PiPA Work Life Balance Survey

Our partners at PiPA have joined forces with Birkbeck University and a number of major organisations across dance, music, opera and theatre to call for performing arts sector professionals to add their voice to the UK’s biggest ever survey of workers’ work/life balance.
We’d like you to help them by completing their

PROCESSIONS 2018 – Walking with my daughter…

PROCESSIONS 2018 took place on 10 June with mass celebratory participatory marches in London, Belfast, Cardiff and Edinburgh. Why? To celebrate women getting the vote 100 years ago thanks to the suffragettes who put their lives on the line to achieve this. Thousands of women came from all over to gather and march – wearing the suffragette colours of green, purple and white – they took over the streets and their voices were heard.
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Young Women Lead – Final Report Released

The Young Women Lead Report

After three committee meetings, the final step in the Young Women Lead programme was to present the report to the Scottish Government. Some of the young women attended First Minister’s Questions on 31st May and presented everything that we have learnt and developed over the last few months, supported by Linda Fabiani MSP.
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Letters to… a Woman Who Brings Me Hope in the Dark

Stellar Quines invite you to write Letters to…a Woman Who Brings Me Hope in the Dark.

For our first edition of Letters to… we are celebrating our support of the Scottish Drama Training Network’s upcoming Fringe production Propeller, by The Network Ensemble, directed by Caitlin Skinner. Read more

Memorial to be unveiled in Princes St Gardens to commemorate Conscientious Objectors

We were excited to read about the plans announced this week that a memorial to commemorate Conscientious Objectors is to be installed in Princes St Gardens in April 2019.

The design will be unveiled as part of International Conscientious Objectors Day which is commemorated on 15 May and has been designed by Edinburgh artist Kate Ive. Her design will be unveiled at the Quaker House, Victoria Street, Edinburgh on 15 May. Read more

Edinburgh Festival Fringe looking for Young Critics for 2018

This is a great opportunity for young people to get a foot on the ladder of becoming a voice in the arts.

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society are looking for 10 young people from across Scotland, aged 16 – 21, with an interest in learning about and developing skills in creative criticism in performance. Read more

Producer Maternity Cover Vacancy

Stellar Quines are seeking a talented and skilled person to fill the important role of Producer for a fixed term period of maternity cover.

Applications deadline: Friday 25th May 2018. Read more

CATS Awards 2018 – shortlist announced with nomination for The 306 Day

The shortlist was announced today for the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) 2018. We are delighted that The 306 Day has been included in the shortlist and has received a nomination for the beautiful music in the production composed by Gareth Williams, with Musical Direction by Claire McKenzie and performed by members of the Red Note Ensemble Read more