A blog from Rosie Priest, Stellar Quines’s Creative Learning Associate. Read more
Stellar Quines are partnering with YWCA Scotland – The Young Women’s Movement, Feminist Fringe and The List to tackle gender imbalance in theatre writing. Read more
We are putting a call out for submissions for the seventh instalment of our creative writing series, Letters to… 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 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
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
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
Stellar Quines are dedicated to making sure all of our engagement projects are explored and evaluated as best as possible, so for our ‘Motherhood Special’ project we asked one of the participants to tell us a little more about what a typical day looks like to her, and how our
Stepping Stones is a voluntary organisation that provides support services to young parent families and pregnant women living in the North Edinburgh area. They aim to promote and support the social development and education of families with young children and Stellar Quines have been working with them for the past
Introducing the first film in the Letters to… series produced by Stellar Quines.
Each film is a letter to someone or something that has affected the writer’s life. This first theme was to a woman who was an activist, a feminist, and inspired change and hope.
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
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