Every set designer endeavours to help tell a story, create atmosphere and arouse emotion, but when audience members are very young – sometimes just a few weeks old – there’s a lot of other important things to take into account! In designing the set for MamaBabaMe, a show created for babies and young children… Read more »
Heather Fulton is lead artist for Creative Kin in Moray. In this blog Heather explores how the significance of the project has developed over the course of several months.
Associate Artist and theatermaker Kim Donohoe (recent work for Starcatchers includes Sprog Rock) recently returned from a residency visit to France as part of the Artists, Art and early childhood project. This is an artist development opportunity taking place over two years and supported by arts organisations including Starcatchers in Scotland, Compangie ACTA in France and Festival 2Turvenhoog in the Netherlands.
Christine Devaney reflects on how Froebel’s ideas about creativity are a fundamental part of Starcatchers’ Creative Skills professional development.
As Hup, our classical music and theatre experience for babies premieres in New York, co-creator Hazel Darwin-Clements reflects on the process involved in creating music and theatre that babies and their adults can connect with.
Jimmy Gordon’s creative writing sessions with a group of young mums and their babies and toddlers generated a heart-warming story about pregnancy and friendship.
Associate Artist Hazel tells the next part of the story of the Lochgelly Expecting Something’s group’s book project, Ellie’s Egg.
Hazel is the creator of The Attic, and performs the role of Lucy in the show as she did during its first tour in 2011/12. Now, as the company work towards the opening shows on Wednesday at Carnegie Hall in Fife, Hazel shares some of the discoveries they’ve made as a team so far.
Kayleigh and Carson are mum and son; one family that makes up the Lochgelly group for Expecting Something in Fife. In this blog, we share their story.
Artist Kim Donohoe is one of the brilliant members of the Sprog Rock band who recently toured all across Scotland writing brand new music with local children. The band have just finished the tour, and are now working together with videographer Jassy Earl, to create a tour film and record some of the music. Here, Kim takes us behind the scenes at the recording studio.