Course studied: MA Dance
Graduating year: 2017
Yifei graduated from MA Dance in 2017. Since then, her film Phosphenes has been exhibited by Perth Dance Festival, the International Online Festival, Outlet Dance Project, 60-Second Cellphone Screedance Challenge, Greensboro Dance Film Festival, Migrations Dance Film, Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema: Brazil Edition, Women Cinemakers Biennale 2018 and Light Moves Festival of Screendance.
Yifei was also selected for artist residencies in Ireland and Luxembourg.
"During my studies I immersed myself in various contemporary dance styles, along with academic dance at an advanced technical level."
I'm a theatre maker, performer and dance teacher based in China. I also create videos. I focus mainly on site-specific performances.
Why did you choose Dance at Bath Spa?
I chose Bath Spa because as a creative University, it taught me to be a more versatile dancer. The highlights for me were my tutor's command of a broad dance vocabulary and skill of making screendance.
"The best thing about the course is..."
Individual artistic practice is the focus and guiding thread of the course.
"I recommend Bath Spa because..."
During my studies I immersed myself in various contemporary dance styles, along with academic dance at an advanced technical level. This helped me become a multidisciplinary dancer and choreographer.
"My advice for current students is..."
Just go for it!