About us

Dance Renegades is an online resource for aspiring disabled and non disabled dance artists. Dance Renegades and Art’s Angels aims to create an online spiderweb connected to the disability dance culture. Art’s Angels  and Dance Regenades and was set up through a dialogue between UK based Stopgap Dance Company’s artistic director Lucy Bennett and emerging talent Joop Oonk who is the artistic director of Misiconi Dance Company in the Netherlands. 

“ Our online initiative at present is only a seed. With your help we hope to can develop this site and it’s resources in order to encourage the next generation of ‘dance renegades’.” Joop Oonk         

“ Everyday at Stopgap I am surrounded by exceptional, hard working and surprising dance artists. I have learnt so much from them and so can you; listen, watch, read and absorb – you never know when an opportunity might swing by.” Lucy Bennett   

Credits to Stopgap Dance Company photographer: Christopher Parkes