Akeim Toussaint To Move was established in 2015, founded by artistic director, Akeim Toussaint Buck. Akeim is an interdisciplinary performer and maker, born in Jamaica and raised in England. Toussaint To Move’s intention is to create moving, thought provoking, accessible and free spirited projects. The work challenges, enlightens and entertains audiences and participants. Audiences are not just observers; they are implicit in the experience. The work aims to reflect on reality, looking at on-going socio-political issues, with a humanitarian intention.
Since graduating from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance with a first-class honours Bachelor Degree in Performing Arts, Akeim has been involved in multiple cross disciplinary programmes with a wide range of artists and communities form around the world. The aesthetic of his work combines expressive skills such as: dance, creative writing, film, poetry beat-box, singing and acting. Fused to create performances that tell stories capable of bridging the gaps between a variety of audiences.