Prix de lausanne
International Ballet Competition
31 January - 07 February 2016
Finals Saturday February 6th


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Follow up on 2014 Prix de Lausanne prize winners

Now that they have finished their scholarship year won at the Prix de Lausanne, the 2014 prize winners share their future plans. Congratulations to all of them! Haruo Niyama used his Fondation Leenaards scholarship at the San Francisco Ballet School and will now join the San Francisco Ballet as an apprentice. Sae Maeda used her […]

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Foundation Heinz Spoerli awards Prize to Amanda Bennett

For her outstanding achievement as Director of the Ballettschule Theater Basel, Amanda Bennett received the Foundation Heinz Spoerli Prize. The Prize is endowed with 20,000 Swiss Francs. „Amanda Bennett has developed the Ballettschule Theater Basel into an internationally recognized school for classical ballet. This outstanding achievement deserves public recognition,“ said the choreographer and former Zürich […]

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Schools and companies chosen by the 2015 Prix de Lausanne prize winners

The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce in which of our Partner Schools or Companies the 2015 prize winners will accomplish their scholarship year: 1. Harrison Lee – Australia –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Fondation Leenards 2. Jisoo Park – South Korea – Company chosen: Stuttgart Ballet – Apprenticeship […]

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2015 Prize winners

2015 Prix de Lausanne 43rd annual international competition for young dancers February 2nd to 7th, 2015, at Beaulieu Theatre, in Lausanne. The Curtain has Fallen on the 43rd Edition of Prix de Lausanne Lausanne, February 7th, 2015. The Prix de Lausanne has yet again attracted young, promising dancers from all parts of the world. This […]

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Audience Favourite

This prize reflects an “instant preference” that the audience has felt for one of the dancers during the final itself. Contrary to the prizes awarded by the jury based on an evaluation system spanning several days, the “Audience Favourite” reflects the emotions of the moment. This prize is awarded to the finalist having earned the […]

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2015 Prix de Lausanne finalists

Among the 67 candidates who took part to the Prix de Lausanne’s selections, the jury has selected 20 finalists: GIRLS 102, Scudamore Bianca, Australia 105, Armstrong Sierra, USA 106, Park SeonMee, South Korea 107, Ray Amber, USA 108, Blenkinsop Rebecca, Australia 301, Kanehara Rina, Japan 302, Park Jisoo, South Korea 306, Spichtig Lou, Switzerland 320, […]

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Experience the Prix de Lausanne live

Live Streaming Schedule: Monday February 2nd 4 pm (GMT +1) Tuesday February 3rd 4pm (GMT +1) Wednesday February 4th 4pm (GMT +1) Thursday February 5th 4pm (GMT +1) Friday February 6th Selections from 10 am to 5 pm – Results: 6pm (GMT+1) Saturday February 7th Finals – 3pm (GMT +1) For the first time ever, […]

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Cynthia Harvey

2015 Daily Dance Dialogues

We have the pleasure to invite you to the 2015 Prix de Lausanne free conferences. Come in the foyer of the Beaulieu Theater and meet the stars of the jury: Tuesday February 3rd: 6 pm Lauren CUTHBERTSON, principal with The Royal Ballet Lauren will share her personal experiences as a dancer, both in training and […]

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Neneka Yoshida & Nathan Brook

2015 Interlude

During the jury deliberations on the finals, the audience can watch a short performance by former prize winners or dancers from our Partner institutions. This year, the Prix de Lausanne is honoured to welcome two prize winners, Karen Azatyan, Soloist of the Hamburg Ballet-John Neumeier, and Arsen Mehrabyan, Principal of the Royal Swedish Ballet, along […]

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