Trained initially as an actor in Madrid, moved to London to experience Contemporary Dance and Physical Theatre. Performed with Adam Benjamin (co-founder of Candoco Dance Company) and Green Candle Dance before moving to Scotland, where the career focus became Education and Community Dance.
Yolanda had a pivotal role introducing, planning, and coordinating a unique collaboration with La Fura dels Baus and macrobert's Mpower youth company. Present interest is to flow between the creative spaces in and amongst Dance, Theatre, and other artistic disciplines, as well as living at the farm!
Yolanda was Creative Learning Manager at Smallpetitklein from 2010 to 2015. She’s currently undertaking a MA in Arts, Festivals, and Cultural Management at Queen Margaret University. Yolanda established Shaper/Caper with Thomas as Assistant Director before becoming Director of Operations in 2016.
Who would Yolanda like to dance with?
Willem Defoe, Leonardo Da Vinci, & Jeanne D’Arc