48th
International ballet competition
February 2nd - 9th, 2020
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020
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Open classes for local students

Every year, students from local dance schools have the opportunity to participate in classes given by renowned teachers during the week of the competition! This year, we are happy to invite local students (aged 15-18 years) for a ballet class and a contemporary class on Tuesday February 4th , 2020 with Deirdre Chapman, former Soloist with the Royal Ballet […]

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Info – Prix de Lausanne 2020

We look forward to welcoming you to Montreux for the 48th edition! The Prix de Lausanne 2020 will be held in Montreux, at the Auditorium Stravinski from February 2nd to 9th, 2020. Click here for a virtual visit!

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Jury 2020

Once again, the Prix de Lausanne will be mentored by a board of world-renowned jury members. Their history and experience in the dance world allows them to be an inspirational and sometimes life-changing encounter for the candidates. The jury will be made up of the following members: Frédéric Olivieri – President of the jury, Prix de […]

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Interlude 2020

The Interlude will take place on Saturday February 8th during the intermission, after the Finals and before the Award ceremony. It will include performances by the Royal Ballet School as well as the creation from the Partner School Choreographic Project 2020. ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL     The Royal Ballet School will perform with 13 of their best […]

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Photo exhibition

The photographs from Fred Merz of the candidates in the Beaulieu Theater (taken during the Prix de Lausanne 2019) will be unveiled at the occasion of the Prix de Lausanne 2020! You will have the opportunity to see them: On the Grand-Pont of Lausanne, from January 27th, 2020 to February 10th, 2020 At the entrance […]

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Artistic Team 2020

We are delighted to present our artistic collaborators for the 48th edition of the Prix de Lausanne! The competition could not exist without them: international dance teachers, coaches and musicians! They all contribute to ensuring that the Prix de Lausanne is a learning opportunity as well as a springboard to success, through their availability, constant care and […]

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Portrait, Philippe Braunschweig

Philippe Braunschweig, a man with two passions: dance and watchmaking Founder of the company Incabloc A love of watch movements has been passed down from father to son in the Braunschweig family from La Chaux-de-Fonds. Electrical engineer George Braunschweig (1892-1975) founded his company, Porte-Echappement Universel SA, in 1931 to focus on improving timekeeping reliability and […]

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84 selected candidates for the Prix de Lausanne 2020

The video selections took place from October 24th to 27th in Lausanne with a jury panel composed of 9 professionals from the dance world. There were 377 applicants (301 girls and 76 boys) from 44 different countries who sent their videos. A total of 76 dancers have been selected and 8 candidates were already pre-selected*. In total, 84 dancers […]

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Jury for the video Selections 2020!

The video Selections will take place from October 24th to 27th, 2019 at the Prix de Lausanne’s office, in Switzerland. The nine jury members will meet during four days to watch all the video recordings sent by the applicants. Eight of them are guests, professionals from the world of dance along with the Artistic & Executive […]

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Preselected candidates, Brazil

The South American preselection for the Prix de Lausanne 2020 took place this weekend at the Teatro Rio Vermelho in Goiânia, Brazil. Click here to see some photos! This year, 56 dancers took part in this preselection. They were coming from many countries of the continent such as Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Paraguay and Uruguay. Congratulations to the three winners! […]

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