is originally from Colombia where he began his dance training in ballet at the age of 18 with Jaime Diaz and Ana Consuelo Gomez Caballero in Anna Pavlova’s Ballet Academy, Bogota dancing as corps of ballet and soloist in The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet as well as in contemporary pieces. He received a scholarship from The School at Jacob’s Pillow in the jazz program in 2004 and 2006 and a full scholarship from Inland Pacific Ballet Academy in Montclair. Yesíd has performed in Colombia, UK, Cuba, USA and South Korea as a dancer and choreographer. In 2006, Yesíd moved to New York where he was selected to be a member of the Steps Repertory Ensemble 2006-2008 dancing different works from choreographers like Heidi Latsky, Steven Sofia, Jason Winters, Bradley Shelver, Wes Veldink, Max Stone and Monica Bill Barnes. As a choreographer Yesíd has performed in different venues in the New York City Area like Winter Follies- Spoke The Hub, Steps Lab Series, PMT Seasonal Showcase, RHYTHMS, Mojito/DanceOmopolitan at Joe’s Pub, Dance Tracks NYC, Dumbo Dance Festival, Bridge for Dance, Local Produce- Spoke The Hub, COOL New York and has received reviews in publications like Attitude The Dancers’ Magazine, Ballet-Dance Magazine, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and Dance Spirit. He is currently working with DeMa Dance Company as a resident choreographer and has his own project called Yesíd & Company. This is his second season with Ballet Hispanico.