Yoshihisa Arai

Dancer

Yoshihisa joined the Company in 2008 and left in 2011. He is now (as of 2012) dancing with the celebrated The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago.

Born: Yamaguchi, Japan.

Trained: International Ballet Academy; The Royal Ballet School, Upper School.

Favourite Roles: Tchaikovsky pas de deux, Sleeping Beauty; The Rite of Spring; Jewels; Edgar, Wuthering Heights; Cats in Romeo & Juliet.

Career Highlights: Prix de Lausanne Finalist 2007; The Ballet Competition in Fukuoka 3rd prize; Kobe International Ballet Competition 2nd prize.

Personal: Loves going shopping

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Yohihisa Arai Yoshi and his chopsticks