Passionate about inspiring people

Simone Sistarelli

Dance artist, musician, social entrepreneur, 

author, public speaker, soft tissue massage therapist.

Founder of Popping For Parkinson's, a project that transforms Parkinson's patients into Popping dance students. 

Twice TEDx Speaker.

Awarded in the Universal Hip Hop Museum Hall of Fame for the contribution to Hip Hop Culture.

Awarded by the UK Government as a Point of Light outstanding volunteer.

Original member of the Red Bull Academy UK.

Advisory Board Member for TEDxGenova.

BA in Contemporary Dance from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

​MSc in Dance Psychology from the University of Hertfordshire. 

BTEC Level 5 in Soft Tissue Massage Therapy from LSSM.

Speaker / Consultant

Clients include TEDxGenova, TEDxKingston, University of Cambridge, Red Bull, One Dance UK, Zambon Pharma, McCann Health, Thermo Fisher, British Council, DICE and more.

Teacher

Clients include Paralympics 2012, Move It, DanzaInFiera, Rambert, The Place CAT/CYD/C&C, LCDS, NSCD, Pineapple, University of Suffolk, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Age UK, Parkinson's UK, DanceWest, Matthew Bourne's New Adventures, Dance For PD®, Inner Ground Dance Company, Visit.Org and more.

Dance Performer

Performing productions include Sadler's Wells, Royal Academy, Bittersuite, Brighton Festival, Nottingham Playhouse, You Me Bum Bum Train, Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova, R2M Edinburgh and many more. 

Music Performer

Music performances include EXPO Kazakhstan 2017, Hootananny Brixton, Resolution Festival, YogaSound Germany, Breast Cancer UK fundraisers and more.

Accompanist

I play music for dance classes for companies and institutions including Trinity Laban, The Place/LCDS, Royal Ballet School, University of Roehampton, Rambert, English National Ballet, DV8 Dance Company, Matthew Bourne, Akram Khan, Wayne McGregor, Hagit Yakira, Rose Alice, Cathy Waller Dance Company, Greenwich Dance and many more. 

Producer

As a solo act, I produced several albums and singles, all available on streaming platforms. 

As a composer and producer, clients include COTI, Boadicea, Esa AKA El Prez, GoLive Festival, Natalie Su Company, Hannah Cameron Dance Company, Thomas Page, Beee:Creative Dance ReIgnite 2022 and many more. 

Awards

Awards include Universal Hip Hop Museum Hall of Fame, Points Of Light Award (from UK Government), Captain Futuro Beat Contest Winner, Lucky ChangeMaker Award, One Dance UK Awards, SideBySide Dance Festival and more. 

Featured in

I was featured in press and media coverage including ITV, Red Bull, BBC Radio London, Fanpage.it, Zoomin.TV, Huffington Post, La Stampa, La Repubblica, TSB Bank, London One Radio, Health Online, EPDA, Parkinson's Life, ZuluNation.it, Social Entrepreneur Index and many more.