Min Yi trained at Singapore Ballet Academy and received the SBA Scholarship in 2007 and 2008. In 2009, she was a finalist in the Adeline Genée International Ballet Competition and was awarded the National Arts Council (Overseas) Arts Scholarship to train at English National Ballet School in London. As a student, Min Yi performed in Singapore Dance Theatre’s productions of The Nutcracker, Giselle, La Sylphide and Cinderella. She also performed with The Royal Ballet in Swan Lake (2005) and The Washington Ballet in The Nutcracker (2007). In 2012, she toured and performed with English National Ballet II’s premiere of My First Sleeping Beauty in the United Kingdom.

Min Yi joined the company as an apprentice and was promoted to Artist in 2014, Soloist in 2019 and Principal in 2020. She has taken on principal and featured roles in The Nutcracker, Coppélia, Romeo and Juliet, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Giselle, Theme and Variations, Serenade, Configurations, Schubert Symphony, Momentum, Lines Adora, Sync, Raymonda Divertissements, Flower Festival in Genzano, Birds of Paradise, In the Glow of the Night, Double Contrasts, Bittersweet, Opus 25, Protecting Veil, Ibsen’s House, Chant, Quiver, Organ Concerto, The Four Temperaments, Paquita Divertissements and Midnight Waltz. She has also performed in Variation Serieuses, Rubies, Concerto Barocco, Divertimento No. 15, Fives, Unknown Territory, Beginnings, Purcell Pieces, Symphony in Three Movements, Zin!, Incomparable Beauty, Shadow’s Edge, Another Energy, Blue Snow, Without You, Evening Voices, Triptych, 4Seasons, Bournonville Divertissements- Folk Tale pas de sept, La Ventana and Tarentella as well as the Peter and Blue children’s ballet series.

Interview with Min Yi