Candidates selected for the 2015 Prix de Lausanne
300 candidates ( 228 girls and 72 boys), representing 34 different nationalities, applied to participate in the video selection that took place from November 6th to 8th, 2014.
You can check our document outlining the nationalities of all Prix 2015 candidates: Candidates – 2015 Prix de Lausanne
The jury in charge of the video selection was made up of:
Mrs. Amanda Bennett, Prix de Lausanne artistic director and director of Balletschule Theater Basel
Mr. Nicola Biasutti, Teacher at the John Cranko Schule, Stuttgart
Mrs. Paola Cantalupo, Artistic director of the Ecole Supérieure de danse de Cannes Rosella Hightower and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Danse de Marseille
Mr. Jason Beechey, Rector of the Palucca Hochschule für Tanz, Dresden
Mrs. Sara Matthews, Director of Central School of Ballet, London
Mrs. Kathryn Bradney, Former principal dancer Béjart Ballet and director of the Ecole de danse Igokat, Lausanne
Mr. Igor Piovano, Former principal dancer Béjart Ballet and director of the Ecole de danse Igokat, Lausanne
Mr. Dmitry Govorukhin, Dancer with Ballet Zurich and teacher at Yen Han Dance Center, Zurich
Mr. Sasha Kirichenko, Former dancer with Ballet Zurich and teacher at Yen Han Dance Center, Zurich
The panel has selected 67 young dancers, representing 18 different nationalities, to go through to the next stage of the competition, which will take place in Lausanne from February 2 to 7, 2015. You can see who they are here: Video selection results – 2015 Prix de Lausanne
In addition, Victor Goncalves Caixeta and Marcos Vinicius Souza Silva were selected at our Preselection in Argentina, and Giuditta Vititello was selected at our Preselection Dresden in Germany.
We would like to congratulate all selected Prix de Lausanne 2015 candidates and wish them all the best in their preparation for the coming months.