Lisa Simpson is the founder of Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance (LSID) and holds a unique position in dance as the only choreographer and workshop leader with Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy and no verbal communication. She coaches, trains and support others by using a revolutionary technique known in the industry as a Simpson Board; an inexpensive but priceless tool that enables people of all abilities to choreograph their own work.
LSID has 3 strands to its company:-
- Making & Touring – Lisa continues to make and tour professional dance work in the U.K. and is interested in her own professional development as she continues to work with internationally renowned choreographers.
- Training – Lisa works with colleges and HE settings, training dance students in Simpson Board Translation, inclusive dance and choreographic practice.
- Professional Development – Workshops for professional dance artists interested in developing their own inclusive choreographic practice