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Senyo Akakpo

Senyo Akakpo is a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.  He has worked and studied in multiple styles of dance like contemporary and modern movement, but  specializes in the knowledge, history, and techniques of hip-hop and other urban dance styles. 

Working  with all ages and levels, Senyo has choreographed and taught to children and adults over the last five  years, but has been a part of the professional dance industry for over 10 years and is a member and  contributor to the Professional Adjudicators Alliance. To bring knowledge and expertise to studios, he  has studied hip hop culture and dance all over North America, as well as obtained a degree from  Ryerson University in psychology, human biology, and biophysics. 

His choreography has been featured in  festivals like the Juno’s and Culture Shock in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Senyo has taught for many  companies like Dark Dance, Army of Sass, City Dance Corp, The Travelling Artist, Culture Shock Toronto,  as well as being enlisted as the chosen representative of Canada by the Cuban government to teach hip  hop at the Teade dance Festival in 2019. His knowledge and skill has allowed him the opportunity to  work as a dancer for Feist, Jakhoy, the Arkells, and organizations like the CFL’s Argonauts and Tigercats  and the Pan Am Games. 

His work as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher has allowed him to travel to  places all across North America and South America and his work in Saskatchewan has been to build up  the Hip-Hop dance community by working with others to host events, battles, and provide paid  professional opportunities for local emerging and established artists in the province. 

Senyo is so grateful for every opportunity to work with aspiring dancers and to share his knowledge!

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