A ground-breaking project to introduce more children to high quality theatre by taking productions into school gym halls and other community settings across Scotland is reaching pre-school children as young as 2 for the first time.
A group of young mothers who have written and published a children’s story about their experience of being new parents delighted youngsters Sunflower Family Nurture Centre, Lochgelly with a reading of their work. The group are part of Expecting Something, a project run by Starcatchers to connect artists with mothers under the age of 25 and their babies.
Our five star show Hup will cross the Atlantic this month to give Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York, USA, its first live classical music and theatre experience for babies.
Our Creative Journey, a resource exploring how expressive arts benefit children, was officially launched by Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Maree Todd, on Wednesday, 7 February. Published by the Care Inspectorate, in collaboration with Starcatchers and a number of other partner organisations, Our Creative Journey aims to promote good practice in all types of… Read more »
We are delighted to receive confirmation that Starcatchers will become one of Creative Scotland’s Regularly Funded Organisations for the first time in 2018.
We are delighted to present a new film documenting the creative journey of the children, musicians and visual artists involved in our Autumn Sprog Rock tour.
Starcatchers and Hazel Darwin-Clements present new production of The Attic for 2 – 4 year olds and their adults, playing in Fife and Edinburgh over Christmas 2017/18, with a full Scottish Tour in Spring 2018.
On 1st October 2017, Starcatchers celebrated its 11th Birthday
We are delighted to be able to report that Starcatchers was awarded a Sunday Herald Culture Award, at the Culture Awards ceremony held in Glasgow on 13th July 2017. Chief Executive Rhona Matheson received the ‘Judges Choice’ award, for absolute stand-out prominence in the Scottish arts, at the end of the evening from BBC Scotland’s Janice… Read more »
Scottish baby theatre pioneers and award-winning dance company join forces to create exciting new performance for very young babies and their families This captivating new collaboration between Scotland’s National Arts and Early Years organisation Starcatchers and award-winning dance theatre company Curious Seed, MamaBabaMe is designed especially for babies aged 18 months – 3 year olds, combining dance and physical… Read more »