Yarra Illeto

Dancer (Mist, M1 Open Stage 2 + DiverCity)

(Singapore/Australia)

Born in Australia, Yarra Ileto began her training in ballet completing her RAD grade and major examinations. In 1999, she joined Quantum Leap Youth Dance Company under the direction of Ruth Osbourne and in 2000, she performed at the Dance Excellence convention in Los Angeles with the Canberra Youth Ballet School. Ileto graduated with a BA First Class Honours Degree in Performing Arts (Dance) at LASALLE College of the Arts. In 2008 she joined T.H.E as a pioneer company member performing in all the company’s works and touring internationally. She has choreographed works for T.H.E Dance Company and its youth wing T.H.E Second Company. In 2014 she was one of four choreographers for DiverCity presented by the M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2014. Ileto joined The Arts Fission as a senior artist in January 2015.