SCOTTISH BALLET PRESS RELEASE
September 24, 1999
As the Company prepares for its 30th Anniversary Season, International Guest
Dancers will join Scottish Ballet for performances of Peter Darrell's
Giselle and Tales of Hoffmann in Glasgow, Inverness and Aberdeen.
Johanna Björnson and Brendan Collins - Principal Dancers with The Royal
Swedish Ballet - will share the lead roles in Darrell's Giselle with
Scottish Ballet's Principal Yi-Lei Cai and Soloist Nicci Theis.
Adam Cooper - one of the country's most exciting dance actors - Stephane
Fournial - formerly with Roland Petit's Ballet de Marseille, Ballet du Nord
and Karlsruhe Ballet - and Scottish Ballet Principal Dancer, Yi-Lei Cai
share the lead role in Darrell's Tales of Hoffmann.
Former Scottish Ballet Principal Dancer, Robert Hampton also returns to the
stage this season as Hoffmann's nemesis in all performances of Tales of