Yannick Boquin received his dance education at the Paris Opera Ballet School and at the Paris National Conservatory.
He dances as a principal dancer with the Bonn Opera Ballet, the Royal Ballet of Flanders, the Rome Opera Ballet and the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Throughout his career, he received the following awards: First Prize of the Paris Conservatory (1981), Gold Medal in the Houlgate Contest (1985), Gold Medal in the International Competition of Paris (1987) and Positano and Leonide Massine . Award (1995).
In 2011, he choreographed a two-act ballet for the Istanbul State Ballet, "The Suffering of the Young Werther" (Göethe), which was then performed by the National Ballet of Greece in 2014.
He worked as a ballet teacher with the Vienna Opera Ballet from 2004 to 2006.
Since then, he has worked as a guest teacher in the following companies: Dresden Semper Ballet, National Ballet of Finland, Royal Ballet of Sweden, Royal Ballet of Flanders, National of Norway. Ballet, Houston Ballet, Béjart Ballet Lausanne, National Ballet of Prague, Ballet of Bucharest, National Ballet of Portugal, Stanislavsky Theater of Moscow, National Ballet of Greece, Ballet of Monte-Carlo, Bolshoi Theater of Moscow, Staatsoper Berlin, North Ballet , Hong Kong Ballet, Korea National Ballet, Western Australia Ballet, Zurich Ballet, Summer Course at the Danse École Supérieure Center in Cannes Rosella Hightower, Houston Ballet Academy, San Francisco School, Paris Opera, and the School-of-Ballet Carmina Ocaña and Pablo Savoye