47th
International ballet competition
February 3rd - 10th, 2019
Next finals: Saturday February 9th, 2019
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Schools and companies chosen by the Prize Winners 2018

The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2018 Prize winner’s choices! 1. Shale Wagman (link to video) – Canada – company chosen: the English National Ballet (London) – Apprenticeship offered by Oak Foundation 2. Hanna Park (link to video) – South Korea – school chosen: the Royal Ballet School (London) – Scholarship offered by Bourse Jeune Espoir 3. Wenjin Guo (link to video) – China – […]

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Preselection in Goiânia for Prix de Lausanne 2019

The aim of the Prix de Lausanne preselection in Brazil is to support talented ballet students from South America on their way towards a professional career by selecting some candidates who will be invited to Prix de Lausanne 2019 free of charge. The Prix de Lausanne preselection in South America will be held on Saturday September 29th and Sunday […]

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Prize Winners of the 46th edition

The Prix de Lausanne has once again attracted young and promising dancers from all over the world. 74 out of the 78 selected candidates, finally participated in the 46th edition. Yesterday, 21 candidates were chosen at the Selections to compete in the Finals. 8 finalists were awarded a scholarship that provides them with the unique opportunity to choose among the […]

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Results of the Selections 2018

Lausanne February 2nd, 2018: after 4 days of intensive work, 21 candidates have been qualified for the Finals of the competition. From the beginning of the week, 74 candidates from all over the world have attended daily classes, coaching and rehearsals with prestigious professionals in the field. Carefully observed by 9 jury members, the candidates have […]

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Crowdfunding campaign, Audience Favourite Prize

This year, you can support the young talented ballet dancer who will win the Audience Favorite Prize by making a donation on our crowdfunding campaign! This prize reflects an “instant preference” that the audience has felt for one of the finalists on the day of the Finals itself. The audience votes by SMS in the venue […]

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Networking Forum 2018

The Networking Forum was created to provide the opportunity for candidates to connect with Partner schools and companies during the competition week. Partners come to observe candidates during classes on Saturday, February 3rd. On Sunday, February 4th, partners and candidates have the chance to meet and discuss potential scholarships or apprenticeships. This year, we have […]

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Classes for local dance schools’s students!

Each year, students from local dance schools have the opportunity to participate in a classical and a contemporary class given by renowned teachers at the Beaulieu Theater during the week of the competition. Lors de cette 46ème édition du Prix de Lausanne, nous sommes heureux de convier les élèves : Mardi 30 janvier, de 17h15 à […]

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Carte blanche to Niels Ackermann

Exhibition of photographies, Grand-Pont, Lausanne. From Jan 22nd to Feb 5th, 2018 In 2017, the Prix de Lausanne gave a “Carte blanche” to the Swiss photographer Niels Ackermann to document the competition in his own way. The Grand-Pont – a central location in Lausanne with a lot of people crossing it every day – highlights […]

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Two soloists of the Mariinsky Theatre to perform

The second part of the interlude 2018 is a special and rare occasion as the Prix de Lausanne presents the Principal soloists of the Mariinsky Theatre. Under the Direction of Yuri Fateev, a special performance of Diamonds (Choreography by George Balanchine, © The George Balanchine Trust) will be danced by Kristina Shapran (First Soloist) and Xander Parish (Principal Dancer). The Prix […]

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Life Time Achievement Award 2018, Jean-Christophe Maillot

As part of the 46th edition, the Prix de Lausanne (PdL) wished to honour the work of the French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot for his devotion to the dance world. Prize Winner in 1977, several times member or President of the PdL’s jury, he is Choreographer-Director of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo since 1993. He will receive […]

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