In an interview on Tuesday, Alicia Alonso said that she is not planning on retiring from her post as director of the National Ballet of Cuba.
She said that it was pointless naming a successor as she plans to live until she's 200.
Graham Spicer is a writer, director and photographer in Milan, blogging (under the name ‘Gramilano') about dance, opera, music and photography for people “who are a bit like me and like some of the things I like”. He was a regular columnist for Opera Now magazine and wrote for the BBC until transferring to Italy.
His scribblings have appeared in various publications from Woman's Weekly to Gay Times, and he wrote the ‘Danza in Italia' column for Dancing Times magazine.
Long live the prima ballerina assoluta!