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



Prix de Lausanne 2017 artistic collaborators

We are delighted to present our artistic collaborators for this 45th edition of the Prix de Lausanne. The competition could not exist without the precious collaboration of these international teachers, coaches and musicians. They contribute to ensuring that the Prix is a learning opportunity as well as a springboard to success, through their availability, constant care, and experienced […]

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2017 Interlude

During the jury deliberations on the finals, the audience can watch a short performance by former prize winners and dancers from our partner institutions. This year, the Prix de Lausanne has the great honor to welcome the National Youth Ballet of Germany (Bundesjugendballet) and its Artistic Director Kevin Haigen for the first part of the […]

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Jury members for the Prix de Lausanne 45th edition

The jury of the Prix de Lausanne is composed of nine renowned personalities of the dance world, each of whom has a link with one of our partner schools/companies or is a former prize winner of the competition. Further other aspects are taken into consideration to compose the panel such as: a wide geographical representation, […]

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The 2017 selected candidates!

They were 338 candidates (244 girls and 94 boys) from 36 different countries to apply for the video selection that took place in Prix de Lausanne’s office from October 27th to 30th, 2016. Artistic Director Shelly Power wishes to acknowledge the valor of each applicant. “This year is a remarkable year due to the unprecedented amount of applicants […]

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Video selections starting today!

The video selection process started today in the Prix de Lausanne’s office in Switzerland. This morning, the nine jury members  met at “Le Presbytère”, the small house behind Beaulieu Theater where the competition’s permanent staff works year-round. Eight are guests, professionals from the world of dance along with the Artistic Director & CEO of the Prix de […]

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Record of participation for the 45th edition of Prix de Lausanne

We are pleased to announce that 388 candidates applied for the 2017 edition of Prix de Lausanne. It is a growth of 15% compared to last year, and a record participation for this 45th edition! 244 girls and 94 boys from all around the world – 37 different countries – registered for the first step of our […]

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Video Upload 2017

At the attention of the 2017 candidates: you only have 5 days left to submit your video recording for the selection. Please remember that no video will be accepted after this date. After the download, please check out the daily updated list on this page to get the confirmation that your video has been received.  

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Winners of the preselections in Argentina, 2016

The 2017 Preselections of the Prix de Lausanne took place this weekend in La Plata (Argentina). Two winners have been awarded an all-expense paid trip to come to Lausanne for Prix 2017 this coming January: Erivan Rodrigues Garoli, from Brazil Jullie Pinheiro, from Brazil Congratulations to them!

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2017 Registration

Get ready for Prix de Lausanne 2017! Registration for Prix de Lausanne 2017 open on September 1st until September 30th, 2016. First of all, read the 2017 Rules and Regulations carefully (here). Register online here. Then you have until October 23rd to submit your video recording. The Prix de Lausanne Preselection in Argentina will take place […]

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