The International Competition organised by Teatro alla Scala for awarding the posts of prima ballerina, soloists, and corps de ballet has been announced.
Happily, as I predicted in the current issue of Dancing Times magazine, the exciting and expressive dancer Alice Mariani has been promoted to principal dancer (prima ballerina).
Corps de ballet
Benedetta Montefiore, Giorgia Sacher, Sena Motoyoshi, Chiara Ferrara, Sabrina Solcia, Edward Cooper
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.