Elaine Stirrat trained at Langside College. After this, she worked with various theatre companies, performing in venues including The Citizens, The Tron and The Royal Concert Hall.

Elaine has also worked in Film and TV. Credits include Taggart, Crimes That Shook The World, and I Saw You, along with other work for the BBC.

She started working with Poorboy five years ago, initially working on the Blast Hamlet, performed at the Tron. Over the last few years Elaine has been part ofThe Christmas Workshopthe second Blast Hamlet, Macbeth, Doctor Faustus, Measure for Measure and Taming of The Shrew. 

Since working with Poorboy, Elaine has also been the production manager for Pirates and Mermaids when it was at The Edinburgh Festival in 2013.  Poorboy has also allowed Elaine to further her own writing and has supported development days on her current play. She regularly delivers bespoke trainings and workshops for children and adults.

Instagram: @albalainey

Twitter: @ElaineStirrat