Joined Boston Ballet in 2011
Patrick Yocum began his dance training in his hometown of Souderton, PA. After graduating high school, he trained for a year in the Graduate Program of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School. From there, he joined the trainee program of Boston Ballet School as its Sydney Leonard Scholar. Yocum was invited to join Boston Ballet II in 2009. While in BBII, he performed many works by Jorma Elo, including Plan to B, Pointe Off and Carmen/Illusions. He also danced works by August Bournonville, including Napoli Pas de Six and Konservatoriet.
Yocum joined the corps de ballet in 2011, and has danced in the Company's productions of La Bayadère, Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty, James Kudelka's Cinderella, and George Balanchine's Coppélia. He was also seen in Elo Experience, Rudolf Nureyev's Don Quixote, and John Cranko's Romeo and Juliet (Carnival King). His proudest achievements to date are his roles in William Forsythe's The Second Detail.