Yilin is a Perth based independent artist who graduated from WAAPA.
Upon graduating she performed with Buzz Dance theatre, OCHRE Contemporary Dance Company and was awarded the WA Dance Award for emerging artist. Since then she has also performed with Shaun Parker and Company, the WA Opera and in theatre works with Barking Gecko Theatre Company and Renegade Productions. Most recently she toured major festivals around Australia with Barking Gecko’s new work A Ghost in my Suitcase. Independently she has worked and performed with multiple local and international artists, currently involved in projects with Zachary Lopez, Sally Richardson, Rachel Ogle, Mitchell Harvey, Carl Sciberras and Batsheva dancers Guy Shomroni and Yaniv Abraham.
Yilin also has a keen interest in choreography, having created multiple short works through short residencies and on the 2017 and 2015 WAAPA students. In 2017 she was selected to further develop and perform a self-devised solo for the 2018 MoveMe festival. Along side performing and making, Yilin is also incredibly passionate about teaching and working with youth having been teaching and sharing for the last 8 years
A highlight of Yilin’s performance career has been being part of the first Australian cast to perform Batsheva’s Decadance through STRUT Dance. She is currently working with Marrugeku on their new work Jurrungu Ngan-Ga.