Akimo Sandy – Trinidad & Tobago

Akimo Randy Isaiah Sandy, only 23 years of age and well on his way up the ladder towards the accomplishment of his career. Considering Akimo only began his dance career at the age of 12, he has accomplished quite a lot. Hailing from Trinidad’s sister isle Tobago and culturally socialized in the warm village of Carnbee, under the guardian of his grandmother. Akimo began dancing in the arms of the Urban Ritual Dance Company, under the leadership of Elvis Radgman. It was there Akimo really fostered and advanced his natural skills of contemporary, afro-contemporary, and modern, however it was at the age of 15 when he spread his wings and began dancing with De Kulture Klub Ensemble, that Akimo really tapped into his abilities of folk, African and Soca/Contemporary Calypso genres of dance. Akimo can be noticed as a well accomplished dancer, and a multifaceted individual, so well rounded, that dance is not hs only talent. Additionally, Akimo is a creative individual and is talented in the areas of, arts & craft and makeup artistry. However, these are clearly just hobbies of this gifted individual, as his clear passion is dance as seen in just about everything he does, from his consecutive appearance of the Tobago Heritage Festival opening night gala, Akimo also has international and regional experience from travelling to Antigua for the Antiguan Dance Festival, New York City for the New York Fashion Week Gala, Suriname and Barbados as a guest contingent of the Tobago House of Assembly Cast for the Carifesta festival, Jamaica Dance Umbrella with Barbados Dance Project, Canada for the Trinidad, and Tobago day display in Toronto. He also toured around Europe with the MSC Orchestra and the MSC Opera with Keiron Seargant’s dance Agency. Though dancing as a hobby wasn’t enough, Akimo placed dancing as his career choice just as he left secondary school and enrolled himself in the Division of Community Development and Culture, under the Tobago House of Assembly as a junior field officer in dance. He recently completed his final year at The University of Trinidad and Tobago pursuing a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in the Performing Arts (Dance). To sum it all up, Akimo is simply an incredibly talented individual, both with his feet and his hands and with a bright future ahead.