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
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
M*****classes is the new Artist Development opportunity supporting women in technical roles in theatre. Each masterclass will be based around a specific creative area and will consist of workshops and talks with professionals and will include theatre visits. These will take place in Spring 2019. Read more
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
Recently Heather Pearson at Fearless Femme interviewed our artistic director Jemima Levick. She asked her about how Stellar Quines is changing the way people view gender in theatre, future plans for the Quines and who is her feminist theatre hero.
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
Artistic Director & CEO
As Artistic Director and Chief Executive Jemima decides what the artistic programme of the company will be and works closely with the Producer to produce the business strategy. She is keen to provide opportunities for women and girls looking to work in theatre and is a strong advocate of gender equality within the arts. Read more
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?
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.
Letters to… is a quarterly writing opportunity where we invite you to write a letter in response to a theme. We choose one which is then performed by a professional actor, filmed and shared on Stellar Quines’ website and social media. Read more
- Quines Writes participants complete six week writing programme
- Talking trans rights and reform
- Mini Make Do & Mend artists announced
- Stellar Quines and Pitlochry Festival Theatre release Letters to… films in lockdown
- NTS Scenes for Survival launches with Fibres extract