Yazid graduated from the Intercultural Theatre Institute (formerly known as the Theatre Training and Research Programme).
Yazid has received theatre training in France at the École Philippe Gaulier, courtesy of the Singapore National Arts Council Residency Programme. He has also trained under the Singapore Repertory Theatre's youth wing - the SRT Young Company.
He is presently working as an actor, physical performer and multidisciplinary artist. Recent theatrical works include: The Malay Man and His Chinese Father (2018, International Theatre Festival of Kerala), Sanctuary (2017, Singapore: The Necessary Stage, Japan: Hanchu-Yuei), from: The Platform (2017, Chowk Productions/Esplanade Kalaa Utsavam Festival), Mark (2017, Singapore International Festival of Arts), Fatimah and Her Magic Socks (2017, Esplanade Playtime), Itsy The Musical (2017, The Finger Players), Geylang (2016, W!ld Rice/Singapore Theatre Festival) and Lord of the Flies (2016, Sight Lines Productions).
Yazid was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in the 11th Life! Theatre Awards for his role in Charged (2011, Teater Ekamatra). He also shares two Best Ensemble Nominations with his cast members for Pretty Things (2012, Patricia Toh/The Substation) and It Won't Be Too Long: The Cemetery (2015, Drama Box, SIFA 2015).
Yazid believes in sharing knowledge and training and aspires to teach movement full-time one day.