“The more laughter we see onstage, the more we feel the characters’ pain”
Frances Poet speaks to Neil Cooper at the Herald about what inspired her to tell the story of Fibres
“You can use humour to see you through dark times and I think that’s reflected in Fibres,”
Jonathan Watson talks to the Sunday Post about his role in Fibres, touring Scotland this Autumn.
This isn’t what Beanie thought Jack meant when he promised “what’s mine is yours”.
Jonathan Watson talks to the Evening Times about the heartbreaking and heartwarming story of Fibres.
“When he was sent Fibres by Frances Poet, he couldn’t put it down.”
Jonathan Watson talks about his role in Fibres to Rick Fulton at The Daily Record
Stellar Quines will be on the road with two new productions in October and November. Stellar Quines and Citizens Theatre present Fibres, by Frances Poet 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
A story of love, laughter and the untold legacy of Glasgow’s shipyards Fibres by Frances Poet. A new Stellar Quines and Citizens Theatre production on sale now.
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
In Christine Hamilton’s report Where are the Women (2014/15) she identified that across Scottish publicly funded theatres women made up only 11% of composers, musical directors and sound designers.
For the first in our three-year M*****classes programme offering a unique training opportunity for women, we asked to hear from women who
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