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Join Akeim Toussaint-Buck for a movement direction and dance workshop. Looking specifically at the work of marrying text and movement and the use of the skill, heightened embodied awareness as an actor.

Akeim is an interdisciplinary performer and maker, born in Jamaica and raised in England. He has been involved in multiple cross disciplinary programmes with a wide range of artists and communities from 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.

Akeim’s movement interest has a myriad of inspirations, from Capoeira, Kick Boxing, Contemporary Dance, Contact Improvisation, Caribbean Dance, Hip Hop, Yoga and Release Technique. His performance focus expands from the physical to vocal expression. Building on an interest in the voice’s expressive qualities, with current explorations of beatboxing and vocal improvisation. Akeim Toussaint Buck is founder and Artistic Director of "Toussaint To Move."

Workshops and masterclasses in Utopia Theatre’s Creative Hub are for people of African origin aged 16 and above.

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3 July
10 July

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