DANCE EUROPE NO. 255 - JUNE/JULY 2021                                                                         SUBSCRIBER LOG IN


ISSUE No. 255




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Isaac Hernández

English National Ballet's Mexican lead principal shares his journey from Guadalajara to London via New York, San Francisco and Amsterdam. Filmed and produced by Andrej Uspenski and Emma Kauldhar. Complementary article in June/July issue of Dance Europe. 

The Portuguese choreographer shares his story, which began with disco-dancing as a child in South Africa. Developing his choreography alongside his dancing career, he has created over 70 pieces for companies around the world including The Royal Ballet, Paris Opera and San Francisco Ballet. He also runs his own company, Ballo Arthur Pita. 

Emily Suzuki tells her story from her early training, both in Japan and at the English National Ballet School in London, to her career to date with English National Ballet. She has danced the role of the Chosen One in Pina Bausch's Rite of Spring and was an Emerging Dancer finalist in 2020. See  
ダンスヨーロッパ・ジャパン for the Japanese version.

From his dance training at the Conservatoire in Paris, Benoit Swan Pouffer's career as a dancer, choreographer and director has taken him around the world. Currently artistic director of Rambert in London, he tells his story, from Paris to London via New York.

Royal Ballet principal dancer Marcelino Sambé shares his story about his incredible journey from Lisbon to Covent Garden. 

António Casalinho & Margarita Fernandes in the Black Swan coda. Production by Maina Gielgud for Conservatório Internacional de Ballet e Dança Annarella Sanchez.