Yasmine Naghdi as Odette and Nehemiah Kish as Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, The Royal Ballet
Yasmine Naghdi as Odette and Nehemiah Kish as Prince Siegfried in Swan Lake, The Royal Ballet © 2018 ROH. Photograph by Bill Cooper

Principal dancer NEHEMIAH KISH has announced his decision to retire from The Royal Ballet at the end of the 2018/19 season after nine years with the company. He trained at Canada’s National Ballet School and joined the National Ballet of Canada in 2001, where he was promoted to Principal in 2005. In 2008, he became a principal of the Royal Danish Ballet, before joining The Royal Ballet as Principal in 2010. He will be embarking on a course of postgraduate study in the arts and cultural policy at Goldsmiths, University of London.