Originally from Southern California, Ms. Yip has performed with dance and
theater companies in Boston, San Francisco, and New York. She got her start
professionally as a modern dancer immediately after college, ultimately
branching into musical theater, professional cheerleading, and various
forms of ethnic dance including as a featured principal dancer in performance
samba (both Bahia and Rio).
After working as a choreographer for
fitness competitor routines, her work received national exposure when she
was selected as both choreographer and feature dancer for the Ms.
Fitness USA national and world competitions, sponsored by 24 Hour Fitness, and
televised on ESPN. Dance and company experience include Ace
Entertainment, The New England Patriots Cheerleaders, Samba Tropical and the
Bally's Fitness Dance Team. She is currently studying advanced Flamenco from
such renowned Spanish teachers as Jose Molina, Omayra Amaya, Oscar Valero, and
An early love of the theater emerged for Ms Yip, who has
performed both classic and contemporary plays since a young age. Favorite stage
credits include "A Chorus Line" (Regional - Connie Wong) and of course RANT
(Tamayo). Ms Yip currently trains at The Barrow Group Theater school in New York and also recently completed Improv Comedy 101 at the Upright
Citizens Brigade. She plans to expand her repertoire to include improv
and/or standup comedy. Film credits include Year of the Dragon, Matrix
II, and East Broadway.
Ms. Yip currently lives in New York City
and, in addition to her dance and theater pursuits, works as a commercial model