Wang Yabin is an dancer, choreographer and producer based in Beijing and Artistic Director of YabinStudio. In 2009, Yabin started her own production Yabin and Her Friends, creating full-length works commissioned from choreographers from US, Europe and China and winning high praises from critics as well as artists from the world of dance. She was named the “most promising and pioneering choreographer, dancer and producer of the new contemporary dance of China” by Guangming Daily.
In 2009 Yabin choreographed three solo dances for her concert Yabin and her Friends at the Chaoyang Nine Theatre in Beijing, and danced/choreographed a modern dance piece with the drama group from Beijing Film Academy performing at the Edinburgh International Arts Festival.
In 2013 YabinStudio commissioned Genesis with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui for Yabin and Her Friends fifth season. Genesis debuted at the Beijing National Grand Theater and has also staged in major theaters in Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Britain, Netherlands and Luxembourg in 2014.