New Residencies documentary released

Posted on: 05 September 2016

Written by: Charlie Marshall

Cardboard Citizens is running a series of residency programmes across England, bringing Forum Theatre, performing arts and creative programmes to homeless, marginalised and disadvantaged groups.

To convey just how powerful these residencies can be, we've made a short documentary about the residency project we ran in Manchester with St Vincent's Housing Association and the Manchester and Blackburn & Darwen Foyers for homeless young people.

"I was so nervous at the beginning but once I'd met everyone and we all started doing it, it was like the best experience ever. I'd go back and do it again in a heartbeat." Residency participant


Watch a short version of the documentary above or the full 13 minute version here. Either way, make sure to watch to the (inspirational) end to hear what happened when the team met up with participants three months later to find out just what the impact of the project had been.