Lisa Simpson is a choreographer and the new artistic director for Sense and the National Inclusive Dance Programme. Lisa a Liverpool based choreographer, workshop leader, and Director of Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance.
Lisa firmly believes there are people with complex needs who have not yet been given the opportunity to realise their potential to create work. In addition, the programme will be the vehicle for emerging disabled artists who have participated in community dance and are keen to pursue a career.
Lisa has Quadriplegia Cerebral Palsy and uses nonverbal communication. Lisa developed a unique methodology for realising her own choreographic work using the Simpson Board; a choreography tool created in partnership with Adam Benjamin co-founder of Candoco Dance Company in 1995 and now deliver workshops nationally, widening access for people with disabilities to gain skills in choreography and realise their creative potential.
Lisa is currently the artistic director for the national dance programme across Sense.
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