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Artistic team 2024

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18 Jan 2024

We are thrilled to present our artistic collaborators for the Prix de Lausanne 2024!

We are so fortunate to have our invaluable, irreplaceable international dance teachers, coaches, and musicians with us! Their experienced and insightful guidance has made the Prix de Lausanne not only a place of learning, but also a launching pad for success for many years.

Discover the members of this year's artistic team below:

Classical dance

Élisabeth Platel Classical teacher for girls Étoile, Paris Opera Ballet & Director of the Paris Opera Ballet School
Julio Bocca Classical teacher for boys Former Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre, Freelance teacher and coach
Monique Loudières Classical coach for girls Étoile, Paris Opera Ballet and Ballet Master
Nicolas le Riche Classical coach for boys Étoile of the Paris Opera Ballet & Director of the Royal Swedish Ballet
Yoel Carreño Classical teacher for warm-ups Former Principal Dancer, National Ballet of Cuba & Teacher, Oslo National Academy of the Arts
Clairemarie Osta Classical teacher for warm-ups International guest teacher and rehearsal director & Étoile, Ballet de l’Opéra national de Paris

Contemporary dance

Lakey Evans-Peña Contemporary teacher MFA, Associate Director of The Ailey School Horton Pedagogy 
Jorge García Pérez Contemporary coach For Cathy Marston‘s variations
Makaila Wallace Contemporary coach For Jorma Elo’s variations

Zenaida Yanowsky

Contemporary coach For Christopher Wheeldon‘s variations
Elena Dombrowski Contemporary coach for her own variation For her original variation (YCA 2023 winner)
Aleisha Walker Contemporary coach for her own variation For her original variation (YCA 2023 winner)
Véronique Jean Coach and supervisor for the Young Creation Award Classical teacher at the Conservatoire de musique et de danse de La Rochelle


Robert Ashby Pianist, Zurich, Switzerland
Martine Doré Accompanist Pianist, France
Paul Pavey Composer, teacher and class accompanist
Roberto Rega Pianist, Conservatoire Populaire de Musique, Danse et Théâtre de Genève