Yiannis Logothetis

Michael Waldrop

Yiannis Logothetis is a dancer, performer, actor, choreographer, teacher and mentor. He grew up in Thessaloniki, Greece and moved to New York in 2013. He is currently taking part in the creation of Destination, a dance-theatre performance directed by Yang Zhen and sponsored by Menno Plukker premiering in Münster in September of 2019. His love for improvisation and instant composition led him to co-create Performance & A Party alongside Elia Mrak and Hannah Wendel. Yiannis got his BFA in dance from Marymount Manhattan College while receiving the “Gold Key” award for choreographic recognition. His professional performance experience began when he became a part of Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More NYC where he played the roles of Macbeth and Banquo. Later collaborations include Crystal Pite and Jonathan Young’s Betroffenheit tour with Kidd Pivot, Bobbi Jene Smith’s Caldera with CORPUS, Bobbi Jene’s Lost Mountain, Boaz Yakin’s feature film AVIVA, and Cindy Salgado’s dance/oral history film Melting Walls.