Joined Boston Ballet in 2013
Eris Nezha graduated from Teatro alla Scala Ballet School in 2002, and immediately joined La Scala Ballet Company where he was promoted to Principal Dancer. He represented La Scala on tour in Brazil, Russia, Oman, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Turkey, and throughout Europe. Nezha has performed leading roles as a Principal guest artist with Berlin Staatsballet, Zagreb HNK, Tirana Opera House, Opera di Roma, Arena di Verona, and Teatro San Carlo, among others. He has also been the partner of numerous artists such as Svetlana Zakharova, Natalia Osipova, Polina Semionova, Hee Seo, Evgenia Obraztsova, Alina Somova, and Eleonora Abbagnato.
In 2011, Nezha was awarded with the Premio Danza & Danza as the Best Interpreter of the Year.
Nezha has danced in numerous international galas including Gala des Etoiles (La Scala, 2011), The 150th Anniversary of Unità d'Italia (Roma, 2011), Spring & Winter Gala (Russia, 2012, 2013), Gala des Etoiles (Brazil, 2012), Les Hivernales de la Danse (Belgium, 2013), and the Roberto Bolle and Friends Summer Tour (Italy, 2014), among many others.
Nezha joined Boston Ballet as a principal dancer in 2013.
His repertoire includes Rudolf Nureyev's Swan Lake and Don Quixote; Roland Petit's Notre-Dame de Paris, L'Arlesienne, Carmen and Pink Floyd; John Cranko's Onegin; Kenneth MacMillan's L'Histoire de Manon and Romeo and Juliet; Alexei Ratmansky's Concerto DSCH; Natalia Makarova's La Bayadère; Frederick Ashton's Cinderella and Marguerite and Armand; Yvette Chauvirè's Giselle; Maurice Bejart's Sacre du Printemps and L'Oiseau de feu; William Forsythe's Artifact Suite; George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Jewels (Diamonds and Emeralds), Ballet Impèrial, and Episodes; Petipa-Vicharev's Raymonda; Patrice Bart's Swan Lake; Sasha Waltz's Romèo et Juliette; Glen Tetley's Voluntaries; Derek Deane's Cinderella, The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Coppélia; Vladimir Vassiliev's Aida; Ugo Dell'Ara's Excelsior; Martha Clarke's L'altra Meta' del Cielo; Harald Lander's Ètudes; Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker and Swan Lake; Maria Grazia Garofoli's Cinderella; Gianluca Schiavoni's L'altro Casanova; Carla Fracci's Cinderella; Val Caniparoli's Lady of the Camellias; Paul Chalmer's La Gitana; Hans van Manen's Black Cake; and Francesco Ventriglia's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Nezha is married to Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Petra Conti.