Yin Yue Dance Company is a New York City based contemporary dance ensemble, consisting of collaborative team of freelancers, presenting original work incorporating variety of contemporary dance styles and concepts, and collaborating with composers and designers. The company’s mission is to explore strong physical movement; investigate the subtle yet powerful visual images, athletic and sensual movement quality; to develop and promote company's innovative dance style "FoCo Technique"; to utilize the honest and direct gestures to explore the unique personality and universal emotion of each performer.
The company has presented works at dance festivals such as schrit_tmacher Just Dance Festival 2016, New York International Fringe Festival, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Inside Out Festival, The Wave Rising Series, DUMBO DANCE Festival, The Current Sessions, Dancenow [NYC] at Joe's Pub and many more. In addition, YYDC has performed at venues such as Joyce SoHo Theater, Peridance Theater, Lincoln Center Rosh Hall, Peridance Capezio Theater and New York Live Arts and many others. In January, 2013, the Company has produced its first evening-length dance production titled "Within Reach" and toured to China. To date, the company has produced three feature-length works, all of which premiered in NYC: "We Have Been Here Before" (2012), "Within Reach" (2013) and a collection of ensembles, duets and solos, presented under the common title" An evening of Yin Yue Dance" (2014) presented by Dixon Place. In March, 2016, the company took 90 min dance program toured to Aachen, Germany as part of schrit_tmacher Just Dance Festival.
The New York Times’ critic Brian Schaefer wrote: “That controlled tension and the sparse lighting and chilling soundscapes she favors add to an ominous atmosphere that Ms. Yin punctures with quick, precise gestures or paints with melting bodies.”