YY Dance Co. premieres ‘Vanishing Point’

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival. Photo by Christopher Duggan.Dancer and choreographer Yin Yue presents her YY Dance Company in performance at The Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance on September 16, 17, 23 and 24.


The program will include the world premiere of Vanishing Point, a work for an ensemble of five; a new solo for Yin; and the dynamic Through the Fracture of Light, which has previously been seen at SummerStage 2017, Open Doors Dance Festival and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.


Born and raised in Shanghai, Yin Yue trained extensively in classical ballet and Chinese classical and folk dance. She earned her undergraduate degree at Shanghai Normal University and her MFA in Dance at NYU Tisch School of the Arts in 2008. 


As a choreographer, Yin has been invited to create works for Hubbard Street 2, Northwest Dance Project, BalletX, Balletto Teatro di Torino in Italy, Backhausdance and Springboard Danse Montreal. Her own company, which she founded in 2012, has already appeared in several venues in NYC, as well as on tours to China and Germany.


For more information on upcoming performances, visit www.yydancecompany.com.


Photo: Yin Yue. Photo by Christopher Duggan, courtesy of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.