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 new quarterly writing opportunity from Stellar Quines. It is open to anyone, from anywhere. Every three months we will put out a call for letters in response to a particular topic. Catherine and Jemima, from Stellar Quines, and an invited guest will select one letter that
The shortlist was announced today for the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) 2018. We are delighted that The 306 Day has been included in the shortlist and has received a nomination for the beautiful music in the production composed by Gareth Williams, with Musical Direction by Claire McKenzie and performed by members of the Red Note Ensemble Read more
On this International Women’s Day 2018 I can’t help but reflect on the past year and how the debate surrounding gender equality and unacceptable sexual harassment has dominated the headlines.
I am pleased that we at Stellar Quines have embraced the debates and campaigns and raised awareness with our #Respectis Campaign and #MeToo updates and resources. Read more
We are delighted to share the news that author and former Stellar Quines Board Member, Vivien French has received an Outstanding Achievement Award by the Scottish Book Trust.
Vivien has been a long time supporter of Stellar Quines and worked tirelessly for us during her time on the Board to support
Edinburgh based theatre company Stellar Quines, that have for over 25 years celebrated the value and diversity of women and girls, has secured their position as one of Creative Scotland’s Regular Funding Organisation Portfolio 2018 – 2021.
The 3 year award of £409,333 represents a 22% cut to the company’s regular
Artistic Director & CEO
Jemima was appointed Artistic Director and Chief Executive in May 2016. Prior to that, she served as Artistic Director and as Associate Director at Dundee Rep Theatre for seven years. She trained at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and on a Scottish Arts Council Director Traineeship. Read more
JAIMINI Jethwa was one year old when she and her parents were forced to leave Uganda and move to Dundee. That was in August 1972, when Uganda’s larger than life president Idi Amin had ordered the expulsion of all 80,000 Asian Ugandans from the country within a ninety-day period or
Broadway World asked Director Jemima Levick a few questions about her forthcoming production The Last Queen of Scotland
Tell us a bit about The Last Queen of Scotland.
The Last Queen of Scotland is inspired by writer Jaimini’s experience of the Ugandan Asian expulsion, and her move to Dundee as an immigrant
“What struck me about the first part,” says Levick, “was that it was about these vulnerable men, and the second is about strong women. In the first play, the men were led to their death, and were effectively shot after being led astray by the government. In part two, we
Today The Lyceum launch their 2017/18 season programme and we are delighted to be part of it with The Lover – a unique new collaboration between The Lyceum, Scottish Dance Theatre and Stellar Quines.
The production brings together two of Scotland’s leading female Artistic Directors Jemima Levick (Stellar Quines) and Fleur
Here are some lovely rehearsal shots from Beth Chalmers, capturing The 306: Day cast and Jemima in action at National Theatre Scotland’s fabulous rehearsal space in Rockvilla.