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 performed the leading roles as a star guest in Opera di Roma's Cinderella and La Gitana (2006), Arena di Verona's Cinderella (2006), A Midsummer Night's Dream (2008), Zagreb HNK's TheSleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Cinderella (2007), Berlin Staatsballett's Swan Lake (2007), Teatro San Carlo's TheNutcracker (2008), and Tirana Opera House's Giselle (2014).
With La Scala, Nezha interpreted leading roles in nearly all of the Company's productions, and has danced with famous guest artists including Svetlana Zakharova, Natalia Osipova, Polina Semionova, Evgenia Obraztsova, Alina Somova and Eleonora Abbagnato. He also took part in tours representing La Scala in Brazil, Russia, Oman, Poland, Israel, and Japan. In 2011, Nezha was awarded with the Premio Danza & Danza as the Best Interpreter of the Year.
He has also 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).
Nezha joined Boston Ballet as a Principal Dancer in 2013. His repertoire includes Rudolf Nureyev's Swan Lake (Siegfried, Rothbart) and Don Quixote (Basilio); Roland Petit's Notre-Dame de Paris (Phoebus, Frollo) , L'Arlesienne (Frederì), Carmen (Toreador) and Pink Floyd (Pas de deux); Kenneth Macmillan's L'Histoire de Manon (Des Grieux); John Cranko's Onegin (Onegin, Lensky); Frederick Ashton's Cinderella (Prince) and Marguerite and Armand (Armand); Yvette Chauvirè's Giselle (Albrecht); Harald Lander's Ètudes; Petipa-Vicharev's Raymonda (Jean De Brienne); Patrice Bart's Swan Lake (Prince); Derek Deane's Cinderella (Prince), The Sleeping Beauty (Prince), The Nutcracker (Prince), Swan Lake (Prince) and Coppélia (Franz); Natalia Makarova's La Bayadère (Solor, Bronze Idol); George Balanchine's A Midsummer Night's Dream (Knight of Titania, Oberon), Jewels (Diamonds and Emeralds) and Ballet Impèrial ; Maurice Bejart's Sagre du Printemps (Elu) and L'Oiseau de feu (L'Oiseau de feu, Phoenix); Mikko Nissinen's The Nutcracker (Prince); Ugo Dell'Ara's Excelsior (The Slave); Alexei Ratmansky's Concerto DSCH (Principal Couple); Martha Clarke's L'artra Meta' del Cielo (Claudio); Sasha Waltz's Romèo et Juliette (Romèo); Maria Grazia Garofoli's Cinderella (Prince); Vladimir Vassiliev's Aida (Slave); Gianluca Schiavoni's L'altro Casanova (Eros); William Forsythe's Artifact Suite (Pas de deux); Glen Tetley's Voluntaries (Pas de deux, Pas de trois); Carla Fracci's Cinderella (Prince); Paul Chalmer's La Gitana (Ivan), and Francesco Ventriglia's A Midsummer Night's Dream (Oberon).
Nezha is married to Boston Ballet Principal Dancer Petra Conti.