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International ballet competition
February 2nd - 9th, 2020
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020
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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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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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2017 Interlude part II

The second part of the 2017 interlude is a collaboration between two Prix de Lausanne partner companies: the Royal Ballet and the Ballett Zürich. Two soloists, one from each company, will perform a “pas de deux” choreographed by Christian Spuck. LE GRAND PAS DE DEUX Choreography: Christian Spuck Music: Ouvertüre zur Oper “La gazza ladra” […]

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2017 Daily Dance Dialogues

The Daily Dance Dialogue is an intimate discussion, question & answer session with some of the most prominent figures in the world of dance. Three sessions will take place during the competition week, which are open to the public and free.   This year, the Daily Dance Dialogues will be moderated by Amy Brandt, Editor-in-chef […]

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Classes for local dance schools

Each year, students from local dance schools have the chance to participate in free classical and contemporary classes at the Beaulieu Theater, during the week of the competition.   During this 45th edition of the Prix de Lausanne, they are invited at the following times: Wednesday, February 1st, 6-7.15pm Contemporary class taught by Yohan Stegli, prize winner of […]

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A conversation with John Neumeier

As part of the 45th edition, the Prix de Lausanne wished to honour the work of the choreographer John Neumeier. All of the contemporary variations offered to the students this year are exclusively his creations. For our many years of collaboration and his devotion to the education of young dancers, the Prix de Lausanne has […]

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Nureyev Foundation workshops 2017

The Rudolf Nureyev Foundation presents two workshops for the candidates during the week of the competition which will be open for observation to the public, as well as an open forum for directors, parents and teachers. Programme of the week Cool Down and Relaxation – January 30th, 6.00-7.00pm (girls) and January 31st, 5.00-6.00pm (boys) A physical and psychological […]

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