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Yidi Lin

Yidi Lin

Assistant Professor of Dance

Department of Dance

Email address  ylin@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7655
Office location  Phillip Fine Arts Bldg., DP-2

Yidi Lin started her hip-hop dance training in studios in China. As her interest in modern dance grew, she came to the States in 2013 to earn her MFA in contemporary dance at Case Western Reserve University. A few career highlights:  

She became a professional hip-hop dancer in 2006, performing nationally in China, and teaching in many places including studios, high schools, and colleges. In 2010 she founded her dance company in Guangzhou, China and actively engaged in collaborations with local dance companies and artists.  

After moving to the States, she continued to perform and create works as an independent artist. Her works have been presented on national stages such as the Dixon Place in New York.  She has been dancing with Jacksonville Dance Theater since 2019.    

She was a part-time instructor at Case Western Reserve University in 2015. In the spring semester of 2017, she taught and choreographed at Penn State Altoona as an emerging artist. Internationally, she has been teaching in Beijing Dance festival, the renowned modern dance festivals in China since 2018.