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Toussaint To Move

London, UK

Akeim Toussaint Buck is an interdisciplinary performer and maker, born in Jamaica and raised in England. Akeim’s work is moving, thought provoking, accessible and free spirited, his work challenges, enlightens and entertains audiences and participants. Akeim is a dancer, creative writer, film-maker, poet, beat-boxer, singer and actor.

  • Dance
  • Film
  • Music
  • Physical Theatre
  • Spoken Word

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Toussaint To Move started 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 honors Bachelor degree in Performing Arts, Akeim has been involved in multiple cross disciplinary programs 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 varieties 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.