Sophie Laplane was born in Paris, France and trained at The Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris and Paris Opera Ballet School. Sophie joined Scottish Ballet in 2004. She remained a dancer with the Company until 2017, when she became Scottish Ballet's Choreographer in Residence.
“Laplane’s study in power and originality steals the show. Laplane is clearly a major talent in the making. Indeed, from a personal point of view, I found more originality in the muscular shapes of Maze than in some of the more traditional ballet set-pieces.”Maze (Autumn 2015), The Herald