Martin Sophie


Classical Ballet / Apprentice

Born in the French city of Cherbourg, Sophie trained at the Conservatory National Supérieur of Paris under the tuition of Noëlla Auguste, and performed with the Junior Ballet. She has also worked with leading dancers and choreographers in France.

She joined Scottish Ballet in 2003 and has danced in Page’s The Nutcracker (Marie), Acrid Avid Jam, Nightswimming into day, 32 Cryptograms, The Pump Room, Cinderella (Cinderella), Fearful Symmetries, The Sleeping Beauty (Aurora and Cinderella), Pennies From Heaven and Cheating, Lying, Stealing, Balanchine's The Four Temperaments, Apollo, Agon, Episodes and Rubies (lead couple), Richard Alston’s Dangerous Liaisons (which she also performed as part of the Dance Umbrella Gala) and Carmen (Carmen), Darrell’s Othello (Desdemona), Loosmore’s Chasing Ghosts, van Manen’s Two Pieces For Het, Forsythe’s Artifact Suite (Duet I and II) and Workwithinwork, Ashton’s Façade and Scènes de Ballet, Spink's Petrushka, Petronio’s MiddleSexGorge and Ride The Beast, Pastor’s In Light and Shadow and Romeo and Juliet (Juliet), and Val Caniparoli's Still Life.

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