Nehemiah Kish

Nehemiah KishAmerican dancer Nehemiah Kish is a Principal of The Royal Ballet.

He joined the Company as a Principal in 2010. His many roles with the Company include Prince (CinderellaSwan LakeThe Nutcracker and The Prince of the Pagodas), Solor (La Bayadère), Des Grieux (Manon), Onegin, Jack/Knave (Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland), Espada (Don Quixote) and roles in Theme and VariationsSong of the EarthRequiem and Gloria.

Kish was born in Michigan. He joined the National Ballet of Canada School and graduated into the company in 2001, promoted to principal in 2005. His roles with the company included Apollo, Romeo and in ‘Diamonds’ (Jewels). In 2008 Kish joined Royal Danish Ballet as a principal, where his repertory included Onegin, Basilio (Don Quixote), Albrecht (Giselle) and James (Bournonville’s La Sylphide).

Kish’s role creations with The Royal Ballet include in Alastair Marriott and Christopher Wheeldon’s ‘Trespass’ (Metamorphosis: Titian 2012) and in Wheeldon’s Aeternum.