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Cardboard Citizens


Europe, United Kingdom, London

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 people for 28 years. They create high-quality plays that make a real and positive difference to society and those living in its margins. Their plays are performed on the stage, on the street, in hostels, centres and prisons. Cardboard Citizens has grown to be a creative hub for excluded people where they can attend workshops, get training and support and though that, grow confidence, community and skills.