For the Royal Court: Living Newspaper.
Other theatre includes: Athena (Yard); Notes on Grief (Manchester International Festival); Fuck You Pay Me (Bunker); Breakin’ Convention (Sadler’s Wells); Talawa TYPT (Hackney Showrooms); Boat (BAC).
As director, theatre includes: Fierce Flow (Hippodrome, Birmingham); Kind of Woman (Camden People’s); Afroabelhas (Roundhouse/British Council/Tempo Festival, Brazil).
As assistant director/assistant choreographer, theatre includes: Hive City Legacy (Roundhouse/HOME, Manchester/Millennium).
Yami is a multidisciplinary artist and director working in the intersection of movement, theatre and cross-arts. She mentors, educates and delivers workshops nationally and internationally, and is currently the lecturer on the first ever Hip-Hop module at Trinity Laban Dance Conservatoire.
Yami is a British Council and Arts Council England recipient, Howard Davies Emerging Directors Grant recipient, One Dance UK DAD Trailblazer Fellow, Marion North recipient and Talawa Make Artist. She was on the creative choreographic team for the 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony and is a member of the performance collective Hot Brown Honey. Yami’s collaborative company, Passion & Purpose, focuses on dance management, creative projects and artist progression.