Prix de lausanne
46th
International ballet competition
January 28th - February 4th, 2018
Next finals: Saturday February 3th
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Yuriko Kajiya

Prix Prize Winner (2000) & ABT dancer Yuriko Kajiya on her favorite roles: “It is very hard to pick a favourite role. I look at each new role or choreography as a question. It is the pursuit of those questions through rehearsals and performances where I am able to grow as a dancer. Each new […]

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Mai Kono

Mai Kono, Prix Laureate in 2007 and Demi-Soloist with the Bavarian State Ballet in Munich On Dreams I initially came to the Prix de Lausanne when I was 15 years old. I passed the quarter finals but that was it. I wanted to come back to go further, I had been following the competition since I […]

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Just another day at the office

Just another day at the office ;)

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Juliana Paiva & Leticia Domingues

Photo: Juliana Paiva & Leticia Domingues by Gregory Batardon On Thursday, we caught up with two of this year’s 9 Brazilian candidates at the Prix: Leticia Domingues (one of the finalists), and her colleague at Petite Danse School in Rio de Janeiro, Juliana Paiva. They had just finished coaching sessions and were relaxing in the backstage […]

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Jason Beechey

Photo: Jason Beechey In the beautiful lunch area reserved for the candidates (with a stunning view of the Swiss Alps!), the Prix blogging team met up with Jason Beechey, member of the Prix’s Artistic Committee, who gave us a few insights into what the week here is all about: On opportunities for candidates: “When I first […]

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Tigran Sargsyan

Photo: Tigran Sargsyan with his coach Akos Sebestyan Just before the Foyer of the Théâtre de Beaulieu started to fill up with ballet students for the Daily Dance Dialogues wit Li Cunxin, we had a chance to catch up with one of the candidates, Tigran Sargsyan. He spoke to us about his journey from his home […]

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Isabelle Brouwers

Although she was born and raised in Germany,  Isabelle Brouwers has Italian roots and is now a Londoner: she has been living in the UK for the past 5 years, where she is pursuing a professional career in ballet. After a long day of jury-observed classes and individual coaching sessions, Isabelle sat down with us for […]

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A quick roundup of the latest Prix-related links & content: Watch this: all videoblogs in one place. Take part in our Prix Goodies promotion. To enter, tell us on Pinterest or here (via reblog) which former Prix Finalist inspires you & why! Browse Instaballet: take a look at our latest Instagram uploads Check this out: a shot […]

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A quick roundup of the latest Prix-related links & content: Watch this: all of today’s videoblogs in one place And this: an interview with the Prix’s Secretary General, Patricia Leroy, on Swiss channel La Télé where she discusses ballet as a career, the health & well-being of Prix dancers, as well as new events open to […]

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