Ahmed Yehia

Ahmed Yehia

Ahmed graduated from the higher institute of Ballet in Egypt with excellence. Ahmed joined Cairo Ballet Company when he was 16, and in 2000 he became principal dancer. In 2000 he won the First Prize as the best Egyptian dancer in ballet competition. He participated in many national and international competitions in Japan and Russia where he achieved historical success as an Egyptian dancer.

His repertoire includes leading roles in ballets like Spartacus, Zorba the Greek, Le Corsaire, Romeo and Joliette, Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Cinderella, Coppelia, Hamlet, Lorkiana, 1001 Nights, LaBayadere and many others.

Ahmed performed the role of Basil with Julio Boca, the world star, and in Le Coirsaire with Natasha Kusch. He also participated in all performances of Cairo Opera Ballet Company in the European and Eastern countries.

In 2013 Ahmed Yehia was honored by the Higher Ballet Institute as the best Egyptian ballet dancer.

Ahmed established Premier Ballet Academy in December 2016 together with his wife and partner Anja Ahcin.