Yat-Sen Chang is a Chinese Cuban born in Matanzas, Cuba. Yat-Sen Chang studied dance at the Cuban National Ballet School, beginning his studies at the age of nine. In 1989 he graduated as a dancer and teacher and joined the Cuban National Ballet under Alicia Alonso.
In 1992 he was invited to the International Dance Festival of La Baule and joined Jeune Ballet de France, in the same year and performed in many different countries around the world. He joined the English National Ballet in 1993 as principal dancer.
He has a daughter named Olivia with fellow ENB principal dancer and ex-girlfriend Simone Clarke.
- Official page at the ENB site
- Ballet Magazine article, October 2006
- Interview in Havana Times, May 2011