NEW OPPORTUNITY – M*****classes Sound Design workshop announced today

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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

A Celebration of Muslim Women’s Writing at Glasgow Women’s Library

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

Watch now – Letters to…my period

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.
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A Letter to… my period

If you could write a letter to your period, what would you say? Would you tell it how great it is? Would you beg it to stop? Or show up? Do you have some questions for it that you’re too embarrassed to ask anyone else?

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Stellar Quines & PiPA Coffee Morning – 23 August

Stellar Quines, Edinburgh Fringe Society and PiPA  bring you…
Parenting in the Performing Arts: Coffee Morning at Fringe Central – Thursday 23 August
Join other parents/carers and their children at tomorrow’s informal coffee morning held at Fringe Central.

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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