Yansi Méndez

Type(s) of dance: CONTEMPORARY
Other talents:
Eye color: BROWN
Hair color: BROWN

In her professional artistic career, which spans over a decade, she has reached outstanding levels, which has led her to be a lead dancer and teacher at the National Ballet of Ecuador, and in prestigious companies in Mexico: Barro Rojo, A Poc A Poc Danza, Metamorphosis Dance Company, among others. She has had important roles in Spain, Italy, Hong Kong, Germany and France; presenting in art spaces such as: Tabakalera Museum, Guggenheim Museum, Chillidaleku Museum, San Telmo Museum, Pompey Archaeological Site, the Performing Arts Center of Hong Kong.
She has obtained awards and scholarships from the National Fund for Culture and the Arts (MEX), a bronze medal at the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition (NY) and was a scholarship holder for scenic art studies at the Studio Harmonic (PARIS).
She was part of the cast of dancers from the Contemporary Dance Production Center (CEPRODAC) in 2016 – 2020, considered the most important contemporary dance stage project in Mexico, where she has had the opportunity to work with the best creators and choreographers in the country and abroad. Among the most recent of her collaborations as an artist, she worked on the “OMPHALOS” project, by choreographer Damien Jalet, as well as on various tours around the world.