Jacinta Yelland

(She/her) People’s Light debut. Jacinta Yelland is an Australian theatre creator of Chinese and Torres Strait Islander descent based in Philadelphia, USA. Theatre Includes: Jacinta has collaborated with David Gordon, Pig Iron Theatre Company, HERE Arts Center, Quintessence Theatre Group, McCarter Theatre Center, Philadelphia Artists’ Collective, Lightning Rod Special, and Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists. She holds an MFA in Devised Performance from University of the Arts/Pig Iron Theatre Company, completed the Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre Company Internship, and studied at École Philippe Gaulier, Paris. Her projects have been supported by Australia Council for the Arts, Arts Queensland, American Australian Association, Network of Ensemble Theaters, City of Philadelphia, The Puffin Foundation, and The Work. Jacinta currently teaches at Temple University and Circadium School of Contemporary Circus and is a Board Member of Pig Iron Theatre Company. Website: www.jacintayelland.com