Yazzmeen Laidler is from Miami, Florida, and is a current member of the world-renowned Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. She trained at New World School of the Arts, Traci Young-Bryon's Young Contemporary Dance Theatre and the Ailey School summer intensive. A former member of Ailey II, a company focused on cultural and community outreach and education, Yazzmeen was promoted to the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater company in 2018.
She received her BFA from University of the Arts and was a company member of Eleone Dance Theatre. Yazzmeen has worked with choreographers including Christopher Huggins, Dwight Rhoden, Doug Varone , Peter London, Anthony Burrell and Tommie Waheed-Evans.