Stellar Quines funding update

We would like to thank you all so much for your words of support for Stellar Quines over recent weeks.

We are happy to let you know that as a result of Creative Scotland’s Board meeting to take stock of its decisions on Regular Funding, they have confirmed today that our Regular Funding has been returned to standstill level 2018-21. Read more

Results of PiPA research published – 8 out of 10 parents turn down work

The results of the research carried out by Parents in Performing Arts (PiPA) have been published and reveal the astonishing, but possibly not surprising fact that eight out of ten parents turn down theatre work owing to childcare possibilities.
Over 950 people responded to the survey and 81% of those who

PiPA Best Practice Research Survey

We are currently working with Parents In Performing Arts on their ACE and Creative Scotland funded Best Practice Research Project, conducted in conjunction with Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Please find below the link to their survey about parental and caring responsibilities in the theatre industry. It is

Stellar Quines seek to appoint Artistic Director

The Board of Stellar Quines seeks to appoint an inspiring new Artistic Director to lead this award winning company, which champions the work of women and others both nationally and internationally.
The appointee will be an exceptional individual with passion, commitment and ideas, who will build upon the company’s existing

Fiona Sturgeon Shea

How would you describe your current job and what do you like best about it?
As Creative Director, I am responsible for the overall leadership of the organisation which supports, develops and promotes Scotland’s playwrights. A great deal of my work right now is making and nurturing our partnerships – with

Creative Scotland Funding for Stellar Quines

We were delighted to receive the news on Wednesday 29th October that Stellar Quines were successful in becoming one of Creative Scotland’s Regularly Funded Organisations. This news comes in the company’s 21st Birthday year and is welcome recognition for 21 years of successfully celebrating Scottish and international women’s voices at

Laura Mackenzie Stuart

Laura Mackenzie Stuart

How would you describe your current job?
My role within Creative Scotland is primarily to have an oversight of the theatre sector in Scotland in order to facilitate opportunity through funding and other initiatives. What this REALLY means is meeting lots of people and drinking vast quantities of tea during