Gemma Coldicott co-founded SLiDE in her home borough of Croydon and is exceptionally passionate about inspiring local residents to engage with dance and the arts. SLiDE Dance are a registered charity in the UK. Gemma has been leading dance in community settings for 10 years, working in schools, colleges and using dance to bring disparate communities together. She is a Lecturer at the University of Brighton on the MA Inclusive Arts Practice and works at the Royal Academy of Dance on its programme of dance for children with disabilities.
Sophie Standford has been making documentary photographs and films for SLiDE since 2013.