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International ballet competition
February 2nd - 9th, 2020
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020
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Info – Prix de Lausanne 2020

We look forward to welcoming you to Montreux next year! 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! The Rules & Regulations and the Competition Procedure will be online on July 1st, 2019 under the menu “Competition/Candidates […]

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Mavis Staines awarded!

Congratulations to Mavis Staines who has received the 2019 Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award (Dance) from the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (Canada) on April 28th, 2019. Mavis Staines has a long history with the Prix de Lausanne! She has been Jury member and/or Jury President from 1993 to 1999, Artistic President from 2002 to 2008 and […]

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Meet with the jury members 2019!

On Wednesday, February 6th, the Prix de Lausanne organises two special events. The entrance is free, do come and enjoy!  MEET WITH… THE 9 JURY MEMBERS 2019 5.30pm – 6.30pm Foyer of the Beaulieu Theater   Attend an informal exceptional discussion with the 9 jury members: Carlos Acosta (President), Ivan Gil-Ortega (Vice-President), Julio Bocca, Gillian Murphy, […]

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Classes for local dance school students

Each year, students from local dance schools have the opportunity to participate in classes given by renowned teachers at the Beaulieu Theater during the week of the competition. This year, we are happy to invite the students for ballet class and a contemporary dance workshop on Tuesday February 5th , 2019. The dancers will be separated in two groups, […]

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Interlude 2019

Hannah O’Neill, Première danseuse at the Paris Opera Ballet and Prize Winner of the Prix de Lausanne 2009, will perform the Hungarian variation of Raymonda during the Interlude of the Finals. *** The dancers Albert Nikolli and Leoannis Pupo-Guillen, from the Lyon Opera Ballet, will perform Critical Mass, a choreography by Russell Maliphant (music composer: Richard […]

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Summer Intensive – European Preselection

The Prix de Lausanne organises its first 1-week summer program for Swiss and European dance students! The 60 selected dancers to participate in the new program that will take place from July 8th to 13th, 2019 in Lausanne will enjoy 6 days of ballet and contemporary classes as well as coaching taught by world-class teachers: Isabelle Ciaravola, Oscar […]

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2nd edition – Partner School Choreographic Project

In 2019, the Prix de Lausanne extends the Partner School Choreographic Project (PSCP)! Initiated in 2018 by the Artistic Director, Shelly Power, this unique collaboration aims once again to gather the best students of some of the most famous dance institutions of the world, among our partners, such as the Académie Princesse Grace (Monaco), the Dutch […]

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Preselection in St Petersburg: the winners!

The preselection in Russia for the Prix de Lausanne 2019 took place last week at the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St Petersburg. The contestants were coming from different countries: Japan, Israel, Kazakhstan, Portugal, Latvia, United-States, Moldavia or Italy, etc. Among the jury panel of the Vaganova-Prix and especially for the Prix de Lausanne preselection were Kathryn Bradney (Prix de […]

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The Prix de Lausanne 2020 in Montreux

The “Fondation en faveur de l’Art Chorégraphique” and the “Fondation de la Saison Culturelle de Montreux” unite to organize the 48th edition of the Prix de Lausanne – from February 2nd to 9th, 2020 – that will be held at the Montreux Stravinski Auditorium. This decision is the result of discussions initiated between the two foundations and […]

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Preselection in Goiânia: the winners!

The South American preselection for the Prix de Lausanne 2019 took place this weekend at the Teatro Rio Vermelho in Goiânia, Brazil. This year, 43 dancers took part in this preselection. They were coming from different countries of the continent such as Brazil, Argentina and Mexico. You can see some more photos HERE ;) Congratulations to the three winners! […]

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