International Woman’s Day: Remembering the Past and the strive for the Future: an article by Ivy Edwards our work placement in March 2020.
Equality should not be something we should have to fight for. The right to be acknowledged. The right to be heard. The right to feel like our contributions
Ivy is on work placement with us throughout March finding out more about working in a producing theatre company. This will include writing some pieces for the website so you’ll hear more from her soon. Here’s a little introduction:
Graduating from the University of Brighton with a BA Hons in English
To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day we have chosen the letter – ‘To Isobelle’ written by Jassy Earl in response to our Letters To…Women of the Future Provocation. An intimate and familial letter ‘To Isobelle’ is a beautiful and poignant portrayal of a relationship changing through age. Read more
Stellar Quines have been working in collaboration with SHE Scotland for almost a year now on a variety of projects in order to support their ambition of promoting the empowerment of women and girls.
During the February half term holiday Stellar Quines were invited to explore themes surrounding ‘Body Image’ with
Stellar Quines Theatre Company are seeking an enthusiastic and talented person for the new role of Marketing Officer (P/T) for the company.
The Marketing Officer will deliver Stellar Quines’ marketing activity including: online and offline marketing, e-communications and social media.
Are you an enthusiastic and self-motivated marketeer? With experience in on and
We’re delighted to announce the Stellar Quines and Bird of Paradise Make Do & Mend artists who’ll be responding through their artistic practice to the theme of – motherhood and the connections involved – throughout this year. Read more
We’re excited that a week of R&D for our co-production with tiata fahodzi – Request Programme: Remixed is taking place at HOME, Manchester this week.
Directed and ‘remixed’ by Natalie Ibu (Artistic Director of tiata fahodzi) “request programme remixed is a love letter to the ‘citizens of loneliness’, exploring isolation and loneliness
CALL OUT FOR SUBMISSIONS: Letters To… Women of the Future
Today we are putting a call out for submissions for the sixth instalment of our creative writing series, Letters to… In celebration of International Women’s Day, Stellar Quines would like you to write a letter to women of the future.
Over the last two weekends we’ve had a fantastic time with our M*****classes: Lighting Design cohort. They’ve taken part in workshops led by three of the UK’s leading female identifying lighting designers and had a blast at Pride and Prejudice (*Sort of) at The Lyceum.
Find out a little more about
We’re delighted to announce our new M*****class: Lighting Design cohort for 2020 who gathered for the first time at the Traverse Theatre last weekend.
Find out a little more about each of this year’s participants:
Out of all of the backstage disciplines, lighting design is definitely the one that interests
Stellar Quines are thrilled to be working with the excellent Glasgow Women’s Library again to bring Muslim women’s stories to the fore in a series of writing for performance workshops in February and March 2020.
These workshops place Muslim women at the heart of their own creative experience and provide the
Stellar Quines have once again partnered with SHE Scotland to work with young women and girls from North Edinburgh, this time to readdress the gender imbalance within theatre writing. This exciting project was supported by The List and the Lyceum Theatre.
As The List highlights: Though much of the dialogue around
Two exciting new development opportunities from Stellar Quines are now open for applications. M*****classes 2020: Lighting Design and Make Do & Mend 2019 in collaboration with Birds of Paradise. Read more
Stellar Quines’ Artist Development Opportunity Make Do & Mend 2019 is open for applications.
Make Do & Mend offers artists a chance to develop an idea, based around a theme that invites an opportunity to consider the position of women and girls living in Scotland today.
This year Stellar Quines and Birds
M*****classes 2020: Lighting Design workshops will aim to demonstrate and combine the creative techniques underpinning the art of lighting design for theatre, with the means for applying those techniques. Three areas will be looked at in detail: Light: From Concept to Focus; Different Approaches, Different Venues; Roots into Lighting Design.
One of the amazing things about Fibres is that it is inspired by a true story and mirrors hundreds of similar stories which have been unheard throughout Glasgow, as well as the rest of the UK, about how asbestos has impacted people’s lives.
Clydeside Action on Asbestos have worked closely with Stellar Quines
This October Stellar Quines met with SHE Scotland to develop and deliver some theatre workshops to help support their endeavours of supporting women and girls in and around Muirhouse and Pilton through skill sharing and a series of workshops.
During the October half term Stellar Quines met with SHE Scotland and
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
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 families. Perhaps your coven cackles
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