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Adrian Jackson

Adrian Jackson, MBE is an English theatre director, playwright, teacher and trainer. He was the founding director and executive director of the theatrical company Cardboard Citizens, founded in 1991, in which the majority of the members are homeless, refugees or asylum seekers is participating in the cycle of Nosaltres organised by the Teatre Lliure.  In September 2003, Adrian directed a co-production…

Sheila Preston

Dr. Sheila Preston is founder of Thriving Facilitators, a new initiative of support and wellbeing for practitioners who work as artists, educators and socially-engaged public workers in challenging settings who are experiencing difficulty. Thriving Facilitators offers a year-round programme of affordable coaching, professional development, and community support for practitioners who identify as heart-centred practitioners who…

Cardboard Citizens

Cardboard Citizens is the UK’s leading Theatre of the Oppressed organisation founded by theatre director Adrian Jackson who is still the head of the organisation. Adrian was a student of Augusto Boal himself and the first interpreter of Boals books from Portuguese to English. Cardboard Citizens has been making life-changing theatre with and for homeless…

Dance United

Dance United combines high quality contemporary dance with social concerns. At the heart of their ambition is an unshakeable belief that every life should have meaning and purpose, combined with a wish to release the positive potential within people who find themselves marginalised or whose potential remains, for whatever reason, unrecognised or unfulfilled.  Dance United…