A dance no longer in our naturesmore
by LAURA THOMPSON
the Financial Times
Yet the former prima ballerina Dame Antoinette Sibley has expressed concern about the dearth of British ballet dancers; and she was right to do so. After all, if there are so few today, how much worse might things become? "We need to act now," said Dame Antoinette, president of the Royal Academy of Dance, "to secure the long-term future of British ballet." Cope is 42, Bussell is 36. Who will take over when they retire?