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‘Ripple’

Ripple offers the audience a sense of  tribal ambience through a combination of rhythmic and geometric patterns. This dynamic short piece was collaborated with Jodie Turner, an emerging artist with cerebral palsy and no verbal communication using the Simpson board; an unique way of choreographing. The dancers began the process by training in the use of the Simpson Board, which provided them with a new avenue into the creative process. The Simpson Board was then used to guide and direct the dancers to realise the final piece.’

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My new work commissioned by Salford University ‘Ryhthm’ 

Rhythm is about how music influences bodies and what comes out from that. Using words from the Simpson board; an unique way of choreographing. The dancers embarked on a journey of improvisation creating a series of rhythmic phases enabling Lisa to select and manipulate movements to create this final piece. 

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Previous news…

Don’t miss my new work Migratory at Edge Hill this Saturday 23rd of March at 4.30! The last performance on my current ACE funded pilot tour.

Workshops also open to dance artists interested in exploring my choreographic method and learning about the role of the translator.

Please find below the Dancing Through Barriers article.

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Migratory on tour.. Next performance of Lisa Simpson new work is at New Adelphi, Salford University on 12th March 7pm!

To book tickets please click here!

September 13th 2018

Succession – an evening of inclusive dance performance

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LPM Dance Theatre, in association with The Dukes, presents SUCCESSION – a triple-bill evening of inclusive dance performance with post-show Q&A.

Tickets: £13.50, Concessions £12
BOOKING INFO: https://dukes-lancaster.org/?event=succession
Box office 01524 598500

Join us for an evening of inclusive dance, as LPM Dance Theatre presents “Succession”, a triple bill of exhilarating performances featuring Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance, Indepen-dance and Swati Youth Dance Company.

“Migratory” fuses movement material from contemporary and hip hop dance styles with choreographer Lisa Simpson’s background in visual art to explore the theme of migration. As a choreographer with quadriplegic cerebral palsy who is also a non-verbal communicator, Lisa creates dance pieces through a trained translator. Migratory is Lisa’s first work with a company of non-disabled dancers

In Vous, LPM Dance Theatre’s George Adams and the dancers of Indepen-dance, Scotland’s only professional integrated dance company use full bodied and fluid choreography to look at how we meet each other and how, in this exchange, we aim to find a balance of listening and contributing. Showcasing interaction in episiodic choreograhy, Vous transforms the nuances of everyday life into visual art.

Swati Dance Company is a South East Asian company based in Northwest England.

August 2018…

It is with great pleasure I am able to announce that we have been successful in getting an Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant! Here’s to finally touring the piece ‘Migratory’!!! Watch this space for further posts coming up! 

I’m so excited to announce that my first ever piece with non-disabled professional dancers is being premiered along with Indepen-dance and Swati Youth Dance Company at Dukes Theatre 13th of Sept. To find out more, click here. Don’t miss out on this opportunity, get your tickets now

This evening is presented by LPM Dance Theatre in association with The Dukes. 

ACE funding recognition

 

IF Dance Festival, 26th of March 2018

Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance are proud to be part of this years IF Dance festival. This fantastic one day event will bring together a broad range of renowned practitioners and companies specialising in dance as part of healthcare, child development, education and social change for a one-day festival of workshops, performance and discussions.

Featuring an incredible lineup including Indepen-dance, Primed for Life, Mary Prestige, Dr Richard Coaten and Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance amongst others, this is an event not to be missed.

https://www.lancasterarts.org/whats-on/if-dance-festival

LSID R&D August Trailer

Lisa wins the Alison Steadman award for active citizenship 2017

BIG CONGRATULATIONS to Lisa who has won the Alison Steadman award for active citizenship at the Clapperboard UK awards ceremony tonight! Here are some pictures…

Lisa wins MWOTY Arts and Culture Award 2016

 

MWOTY stands for Merseyside Women of the Year #MWOTY

The Arts and Cultural award was sponsored by David M Robinson

Lisa Simpson Inclusive Dance: Successful