YYDC performances at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space) 2019
Seeingdance: "Yin Yue is a new choreographer to me, but she left me wanting to see more. Impressive choreography, yes, but impressive dancers too. Full of power and precision, their commitment and stamina is huge. Dance and dancers that captivate, that excite. You can’t ask for more than that."
Dance-enthusiast: "YYDC’s movement looks like it feels yummy on the body, all elastic lunges, cushiony pliés, and gestures that sketch the air like cursive."
YYDC performances at Schrittmacher Festival 2019
De Volkskrant: “With the relaxation of tai-chi, but also the acrobatics, speed and graceful lines of Chinese dance, Yin Yue is a promising new voice in the long tradition of modern dance.”
Oregon Artswatch: "Yin Yue’s Before Dawn – performed by the lean quintet of Metheis, McGill, Nieto, Usov, and Wong – slithers and slides in quick, surprising, and consistently interesting ways. It’s clearly the work of a rising star: she was born in Shanghai, studied Chinese classical, Chinese ethnic, and eventually modern contemporary dance there, then moved to New York, where she leads her own highly regarded contemporary company."
Commission for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 2
Chicago Tribune: "Opening the program, in a rare appearance with the main company, Hubbard Street 2 is terrific in Yin Yue's world premiere quintet, "A Glimpse Inside a Shared Story." The energy, speed and boldness of youth inform her quicksilver choreography and the sometimes head-spinning dancing. "
Commission for New Dialect
Nashville Scene: "combines athletic physicality with sensitive gestures"
Commission for BalletX
The Dance Journal: "They never stopped moving, spinning instead from one lift into another, and the ferocious male trio that followed hinted at Yue’s true potential."
Commission for George Mason University
Broadway World: “Featuring the signature stylings of choreographer Yin Yue, dancers pulse, drop, and flow their way to a brilliant execution of Ms. Yue's pioneered FolkContemporary style.”
Commission for Limon Dance Company
Dance-enthusiast: "No Room for Wandering features intricate combinations that display Yue’s mastery of space."
Commission for Bruce Wood Dance
Theater Jones: "Yin's begin again not only is this one of the best choreographic works of the year, but the New York-based choreographer managed to pull an exciting quality not typically seen from the well-trained BWD cast. Unexpected and absolutely stunning, its premiere at their June show is a highlight for the company."
D Magazine: "The ambiguities are powerful, the piece riveting."
Commission for Boston Dance Theater
Boston Globe: "Shanghai native Yin Yue’s “Today for Now,” making its US premiere, was fueled by the deep dark blues of Janis Joplin. Dancers roiled with fluid phrases, pushing and pulling, supporting, carrying, curling under and over, coiled limbs and supple spines threatening to turn bodies inside out. Sharp gestures implied a barely contained fury. It was captivating to watch."
Commission for Whim W'him
Seattle Times: “The Most Elusive Hold” is a successfully challenging piece.
Seattle Gay News: "I've never seen a work by Yin Yue before, but I'll be on the lookout for her in the future after seeing this terrific dance."
2018 - Rutgers University