Ellen Yilma

Ellen Yilma trained at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, before joining London Contemporary Dance School and graduating in July 2011. On completing her BA (Hons) she joined Tavaziva Dance Company as an apprentice dancer and then company member, performing with them for five years. Ellen gained her MA with Distinction in 2014 and has performed as part of the following companies and projects; Clod Ensemble, Akademi (in collaboration with Jose Agudo), Watkins Dance Company, the ‘dancing around Duchamp season’ at the Barbican curated by Jeannie Steele, IJAD Dance Company, Second Hand Dance and most recently with Joss Arnott Dance with guest choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa. Ellen joined Richard Alston Dance Company in August 2017.