49th
International ballet competition
Jan 31st – Feb 7th, 2021
Finals: Feb 6th, 2021

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Prix de Lausanne 2021 – Video Edition

Due to the current pandemic situation and related restrictions, the Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique has had to rethink the usual form of its main event. Exceptionally, the 49th edition of the Prix de Lausanne will be a Video Edition! Every selected candidate will be able to demonstrate their talent and compete for a […]

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Important information regarding the Covid19

October 29th, 2020 Considering the global current situation, we would like to inform our future participants of the following important information regarding the Covid19. The Swiss government has announced, on October 28th, stricter measures in response to the rising Covid19 cases. This may potentially affect the organization of the Prix de Lausanne 2021 but it […]

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Selected candidates for the Prix de Lausanne 2021

The Video Selections jury panel was composed of 9 professionals from the dance world. There were 399 applicants (318 girls and 81 boys) from 43 different countries who sent their videos. A total of 79 dancers have been selected and 3 candidates were already pre-selected*.   In total, 82 dancers (52 girls and 30 boys) of 20 […]

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Results – South American Video Preselections

Congratulations to our 3 Winners and 7 Finalists! The first and second Prizes of the South American Video Preselections will be invited to the Prix de Lausanne 2021, free of charge. The third Prize will receive a cash prize offered by Só Dança to cover the travel fees to come to Lausanne. 1st Prize: Ana […]

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Close of registration

We have now closed the various registrations for the Prix de Lausanne 2021! Thank you to all the applicants and good luck :) Prix de Lausanne 2021: The jury of the video selection will meet from October 22nd to 25th, 2020. The results will be announced on October 29th, 2020 > read more info here […]

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Jury of the Video Selections

This year, the Video Selections process will take place on October 22nd to 25th, 2020, in Lausanne. Here are the members of Prix de Lausanne Video Selections Jury 2020: Kusha Alexi: Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1993. Former First Soloist, Bayerische Staatsoper (Munich). Ballet teacher, BallettStadt (Lucerne). Kathryn Bradney: Former Principal dancer, Béjart Ballet Lausanne. […]

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Bourse vaudoise de danse de Retraites Populaires

The Prix de Lausanne and Retraites Populaires are collaborating in the search of a young talented dancer in the Vaud area. The scholarship will be attributed to one selected dancer, after a video selection as well as an audition at the the Arsenic (centre d’art scénique contemporain) on Sunday, October 11th, 2020. Bourse vaudoise de danse […]

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Registration for Prix de Lausanne 2021

Dear candidates, we are so glad to open our registration process for the Prix de Lausanne 2021! Due to the current situation, we are closely monitoring the imposed measures by the authorities in Switzerland and will do our best to run the competition as possible as it will be. We do encourage you, young talented […]

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Answers to candidates by Emma Sandall

Emma Sandall, journalist, choreographer, dancer and Prix de Lausanne Prize Winner (1994), answers your questions about the video selection process for the Prix de Lausanne 2021. Serena Reed: How much does the jury take into consideration the difficulty of the steps the dancer presents in their video? Also, would the jury prefer to see different […]

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South American Video Preselections for Prix 2021

Dear participants, Considering the current health crisis, we had to rethink this year’s South American Preselections. As the health and safety of everyone is our priority, we think it would be irresponsible to run the Preselections in Montevideo and have so many people travel and take risks for it. Therefore, we have decided that this […]

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