Prix de lausanne
45th
International Ballet Competition
January 29th - February 5th, 2017
Finals Saturday February 4th
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After the Prix, by Anaya Bobst

I have been back in school for a week now. Even though my days are full of dance training, work, and academic classes, I have been thinking about the competition every day. I cannot get certain moments and people out of my head, but how could you, surrounded by such committed practitioners who share the […]

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Prize winners 2017

The Prix de Lausanne has once again attracted young and promising dancers from all over the world. 67 out of the 74 selected candidates, finally participated in the 45th edition. Yesterday, 20 candidates were chosen at the selections to compete in the finals. 8 finalists were awarded a scholarship that provides them with the unique opportunity to choose among the […]

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Inside the Prix, by Anaya Bobst – Day VI

“You can really meet people from other countries here (…) If you want to change your school for a whatever reason and you want to see another place, it is very good because you can meet those people here” – Laura Cazzaniga, Ballet Mistress of Hamburg Ballet and contemporary variations coach for the Prix de […]

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Results – Selections – 45th edition of Prix de Lausanne

Lausanne February 3rd, 2017: after 4 days of intensive classes, 20 candidates have qualified for the finals of the competition. Since the beginning of the week, 66 candidates from all over the world have attended daily classes, coaching, and rehearsals with prestigious professionals in the field. Carefully observed by jury members, the candidates have all had […]

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Inside the Prix, by Anaya Bobst – Selections

How has the week gone by so fast? I wish that time could stop for a minute so that I could digest all the interesting and amazing things that have been happening. But, of course time moves on whether we like it or not, and it is already Thursday, the day of selections. After watching […]

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Patrick Armand by Gregory Batardon

Inside the Prix, by Anaya Bobst – Day IV

Yesterday, I was invited to meet a new sponsor interested in working with the Prix de Lausanne. In the interview with the art director Sophie Depéry and designer Olivier Burgisser representing the watchmaking manufacturer Emile Chouriet, we discussed different elements that their business has in common with Prix de Lausanne. Exploring what we could build […]

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Inside the Prix, by Anaya Bobst – Day III

Today’s blog post is for the followers of the Prix de Lausanne. Observing Didy Veldman, Stefanie Arndt, Yohan Stegli and Laura Cazzaniga, I have noticed a commonality in the way they teach and coach the candidates. As the encouraging, motivating, and established professionals they are in the field, I am grateful to have been able […]

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Inside the Prix, by Anaya Bobst – Day II

Today`s blog post is for the followers of the Prix de Lausanne. Nerves have settled and the dancer`s energy is more directed towards performing the movement instead of just embodying the order of the sequences. The moments of tentative commitment and hesitation from yesterday have diminished significantly, hence the determined eye focus and direction in […]

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Inside the Prix, by Anaya Bobst – Day I

Today’s blog post is for the followers of the Prix de Lausanne, Absorbing the moving, vibrant, but quiet excitement this morning, the atmosphere has been interesting to observe as the candidates took part of their first day of classes. Compared to physically practicing dance in my daily studies, I am grateful to share that I […]

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