New to Cardboard Citizens? This workshop is for you!

In this relaxed workshop, you will get to flex your creative muscles, try something new, and most importantly have fun. Hamish will guide you through games and exercises. No experience necessary!

To book your place, click here and fill out your details as requested.

If you have any questions about the workshop, please email Rachel at

About Hamish Pirie

Hamish was an Associate Director at the Royal Court Theatre 2014 – 2023 and the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh 2011 – 2014.

He has spent 20 years making, developing and programming new work, mostly working with writers in theatres and community settings.

He is interested in a theatre where anything is possible if it tells the story, like translating code on stage using dance, staging a Bollywood concert in a town hall fountain, a singing peace wall for Ireland’s National Theatre or an escapologist in a shed in a park.

His work includes: Imposter 22, Living Archive LIVE, Rare Earth Mettle, Living Newspaper, Listen Local (Waltham Forest), Instructions for Correct Assembly, Goats, Beyond the Court: Tottenham, Primetime 2017, Human Animals, Violence & Son, Who Cares, Teh Internet is Serious Business (Royal Court); Shibboleth (Abbey, Dublin); I’m with the Band (Traverse & Wales Millennium Centre), Quiz Show, Demos, 50 Plays for Edinburgh (Traverse); Love With a Capital ‘L’, 3 Seconds, Most Favoured, The Last Bloom (Traverse/Òran Mór); Bravo Figaro (Royal Opera House/Traverse); Salt Root & Roe (Donmar/Trafalgar Studios); Stacy (Arcola & Trafalgar Studios), Purgatory (Arcola); Pennies (nabokov); Paper House (Flight 5065).

Hamish trained as Resident Assistant Director at Paines Plough & at the Donmar Warehouse.