The rehearsal room at Cardboard Citizens HQ was transformed into a tropical paradise this week as the Act Now team presented their end of term Open Mic night. A group of 15 young members came together for a summer party presenting songs, poems, monologues and spoken word pieces.
Speakeasy, a short course for young people 16-25 who are NEET, homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, took place in May this year. Ten fantastic young people were invited to take part in a nine day intensive workshop in collaboration with Cardboard Citizens and Lyrix Organix.
While the rest of London slept, fundraising walkers took to the streets for an anti-austerity march of their own.
On 2nd June we teamed up with Pilot TV to live stream our latest production Benefit via our website.
On Saturday 16th May Cardboard Citizens hosted its biennial fundraising dinner which was hosted by our Ambassador, Kate Winslet, CBE.
“Until you are involved in something like this you cannot fully comprehend the power and positive impact of theatre and performing arts.” St Vincents’ Housing Association, Manchester
Cardboard Citizens is taking part in a project to bring arts and homeless projects from Brazil and UK together leading up to Rio 2016. The With One Voice project involves working with Streetwise Opera and other arts and homelessness organis
Ten members of the Act Now group took part in a leadership programme with Sony Senior Executives last month. Sony staff members flew in from across the globe to take part in the conference and spent the day working with members of the Act Now workshop programme.
Cardboard Citizens Associate Artist, Terry O'Leary has been working with ESOL (English for Speaker of Other Languages) learners at the Bromley by Bow Centre as part of an eight day project with a group of women.
Our Director of Projects, Tony McBride, has been working with a group from the Emergency Department from the Whittington Hospital.
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