Chisato Katsura backstage in Raymonda Act III costume. Royal Ballet School, London, Royal Opera House, 12 July 2014. © Brian Slater.
Katsura, from Osaka, has been much mentioned and is astonishingly well-finished already with terrific definition to her movement and strong musicality. Seemingly perfectly proportioned, with a dark allure, she has it all, and a lot of companies will be interested.