Yilin is a Perth based independent artist graduating from WAAPA with a Bachelor of Arts in 2011.
In 2013 she performed with Buzz Dance theatre, first performed with OCHRE Contemporary Dance Company and was awarded the West Australian Dance Award for emerging artist. Since then Yilin has continued to perform with OCHRE, with Shaun Parker and Company, the WA Opera and in theatre productions with Barking Gecko Theatre Company and Renegade Productions. Independently she has worked with multiple local and international artists, currently involved in projects with Zachary Lopez, Sally Richardson, Alice Lee Holland, Tyrone Robinson, Mitchell Harvey, Carl Sciberras and Batsheva dancers Guy Shomroni and Yaniv Abraham. A highlight of Yilin’s performance career was being was part of the first Australian cast to perform Batsheva’s Decadance.
Yilin also has a keen interest in choreographing having created multiple short works through short residencies and on the 2017 and 2015 WAAPA first year students. Alongside performing and making she is also incredibly passionate about teaching and working with youth having been teaching and sharing for the past 6 years.