Jayne graduated from Anniesland College (2004) as a Community Dance Artist (HND) and has since worked in community development, full-time freelance dance artist and project co-ordinating. She has worked with people of all ages and abilities in a variety of settings and in collaboration with other artists; mostly working with children in early years and in primary schools delivering creative dance projects. She was the lead facilitator for Dance House Boogie Babies project (2008-2011) and from that experience created her own system of early years dance called Spinning Tots. She has delivered and supported development of Micro Movers at Beacon Arts in Greenock, Boogie Beats in South Lanarkshire and has delivered Continuing Professional Development with Glasgow Life and Starcatchers.
Ellie Griffiths is a theatre artist who specialises in working with the very young, and young people with additional support needs. She uses a sensory-based approach, combining elements of drama, puppetry and visual theatre. She has over ten years experience delivering theatre and creative play performances and workshops in nurseries, schools and community groups.
Sasha McDougall is the Business Development Manager at Starcatchers
Jennifer Cummins is a freelance producer and project manager. Jennifer was previously the producer of the Imaginate Festival, Edinburgh’s International Children’s Festival. She produced 9 Festivals, including all Festival Touring and Outreach performances, managing the touring programmes for the London 2012 and Glasgow 2014 projects.
Rebeccahas been working in the arts since 2012 at the Traverse Theatre and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. Her driving force is the belief that babies and young children have the right to creative expression, and that the arts has a responsibility to provide young audiences with the tools to achieve this.
Claire first experienced Starcatchers through the creative skills programme as an early years practitioner. She found it sat well with her own approach to early years work and observed the positive impact of fostering creativity in young children.
Gemma is an experienced lawyer with a broad range of experience across a number of sectors. Currently she works in the legal team at RBS and is primarily responsible for providing legal advice to the bank in relation to its strategic projects. Prior to this, Gemma worked at a large law firm as a corporate and commercial… Read more »
Fiona began her career in the arts in 2004 whenshe started working at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. From there she went back to her hometown of Inverness to set up the Booth, an online ticketing portal for all the smaller venues across the Highlands & Islands of Scotland. Supported by the Scottish Arts Council and European Regional Development… Read more »
Solen Photography was born around 4 years ago specialising in natural, relaxed event and wedding photography. Shooting in an unobtrusive relaxed way, Solen aims to create a narrative of wonderful little moments, of tangible memories; something to keep safe.
Sacha is an award winning director creating work for both children and adults. She has led and developed creative projects for children such as ‘The Play Cafe’ and ‘Expecting Something’ as well as working as a Starcatchers artist in residence and Imaginate associate artist.