Kim Simpson joined IBT in 2017 after almost 10 years working independently across music, dance, theatre and live art. Kim leads the producing team and works across IBT’s artistic programmes, ensuring the highest achievement in their development, content, impact and delivery.
Prior to IBT, Kim’s work focused on supporting independent artists to make, develop and tour their work. She was Associate Producer of Tramway’s Unlimited Festival, creating a rich and exciting programme of engagement to celebrate and contextualise the artistic programme and Creative Director and Producer at All or Nothing Aerial Dance Theatre, leading the company’s development across communication, operations and governance. She also spent three years as Associate Producer at The Work Room in Glasgow, a membership organisation supporting independent dance artists. Past projects and clients have included Festivals Edinburgh, Creative Scotland, and IETM. She has also worked as an external consultant and facilitator.
Kim is an ISPA Global Fellow 2017 and a participant in The Producers School (UK) and The Producer Academy (BE). She has also served on the boards of Marc Brew Company and Superational.