We have immensely enjoyed working with the following people and we are always looking for more exciting collaborations/partnerships.

Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance: Collaborations - Ignite Choreographic Lab, June 2011

Choreographers/Directors/Dance Practioners

Adam Benjamin

Louise Katerega

Isabel Jones
Companies, Agencies and Organisations
LPM Dance

George Adams and Helen Gould: Co-Artistic Directors

Established LPM Dance Theatre in 2011 through a joint ambition to create new dance initiatives for diverse audiences in a wide variety of settings. 

As an artists led organisation they strive to place the art, the artist and the audience at the  heart of their work.

Both enjoy being responsive to new opportunities, enabling them to enrich and further the understanding of their work in a broad range of context. 

Also, LPM Dance has been supporting Lisa and LSID since 2011.

Leonard Cheshire

We delivered a number of sessions at Leonard Cheshire in Garstang thanks to Samantha Blackburn from No Label Arts CIC. During these sessions we taught two groups of residence how to choreograph for the first time using the Simpson Board. Please check out the video below, to see this workshop in action.

People Dancing

Lisa Simpson is a member of People Dancing. The professional organisation for anyone involved in creating opportunities for people to experience and participate in dance.

Plymouth University
Performing Arts Network & Development Agency (PANDA)

PANDA – the performing arts network, was created in 2004. They are a membership organisation to proactively support venues, companies and individuals in the performing arts sector across the North. They do this by facilitating networks, providing training and consultancy, offering professional advice and guidance, and creating connections.

Beaumount College

Beaumont College is an exciting place to live and learn. Founded in Lancaster in 1977 they offer both residential and day programmes. These are offered to Learners aged between 18 and 25 with a broad range of physical and learning disabilities. There aim is to empower Learners to take responsibility for their own lives.

Springfield School

Springfield school was for children and young children with physical and learning disabilities.

Jus Kidz

Jus Kidz offers inclusive clubs for children and young people with disabilities and their siblings from the Knowsley area. They are available when they need them most, evenings and weekends. The clubs offers a safe environment for indoor and outdoor play and a range of different activities.

Theatr Clywd

Clwyd Theatr Cymru is Wales’ major drama producing operation, originally built as a Regional Arts Centre. It is the home of a highly acclaimed producing company. It also presents much of its work on tour throughout Wales and the rest of the UK. The company produces mainly in English, but also in Welsh. There is a fully integrated Theatre for Young People department. It uses the same performers, technicians and creative staff to achieve the same high production values as the mainstream product. The theatre also hosts a variety of touring drama, dance, music and a community Festival in the Summer. There are around 900 public performances per year. Clwyd Theatr Cymru is supported by the Arts Council of Wales and Flintshire County Council.

Integr8 Youth Dance Company

Integr8 used to be Ludus Dance’s integrated dance group, comprising able and disabled dancers under 25 from across Lancashire.

Merseyside Dance Initiative (MDI)

Merseyside Dance Initiative is one of the UK’s leading strategic dance agencies, whose mission is “inspiring people through dance”. From there Liverpool base they work with partners to create a healthy and vibrant infrastructure for dance.


DaDaFest is an innovative disability arts organisation based in Liverpool. It delivers the Festival and other arts events to promote high quality disability & deaf arts from unique cultural perspectives. It also produces opportunities for disabled and d/Deaf people to access the arts, including training and a young people’s programme.

Laura Lima

Laura Lima is an artist, winner of the Bonnefanten Award 2014, 50,000 Euros and solo exhibition at Bonnefanten museum,  2014. A piece of her work, Sombra de Cinema, has been described as “not film making, it is perhaps reality.

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