Yanil A. Pabon
CAP Teaching Artist
YANIL A. PABON was born in San Juan, PR. She began her training at the age of three at the Academia de Baile Yolanda Ortiz in Carolina, PR. While in High School she trained at the Paul Taylor School with the Taylor Teen Ensemble. In 2017, Pabon graduated from the Professional Training Program at the Martha Graham School where she danced lead figures in Heretic and Appalachian Spring. At the Graham School, Pabon performed with Graham 2 during their season, under the direction of Virginie Mécène. She furthered her training at the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance’s La Academia program, and was one of the School’s Nuestro Futuro Scholarship recipients. She is now a faculty member of Ballet Hispánico’s School of Dance and a Teaching Artist for the Community Arts Partnerships Department.