Home-Grown Talent / Une Mansonnienne talentueuse

A catch up with Sophie Laplane MA, Resident Choreographer with Scottish Ballet It’s that time of year when parents enrol their kids for activities. It was the same for Franco-British Sophie Laplane, born and bred in Maisons-Laffitte! She started tennis and dance, loved both, but Béatrice Flahault-Milza with a keen eye, spotted Sophie’s potential. Entering the highly competitive Paris Opera School aged 11, she was disappointed not to be kept on but was accepted at the Conservatoire de Paris (CNSMDP*), which on reflection, she feels suited her better. At 18,…

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