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

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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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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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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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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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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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Jury members 2019

For this upcoming edition, nine renowned personalities from the dance world will compose the Prix de Lausanne 2019 jury panel. We are delighted to provide the candidates with a prestigious panel of dance professionals. We thank them for their dedication and time! Their commitment ensures the reputation and the success of the international competition. “The Prix de […]

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Video Selections, Prix de Lausanne 2019

The Video Selections will take place from October 25th to 28th, 2018 at the Prix de Lausanne’s office, in Switzerland. The nine jury members will meet at “Le Presbytère”, the small house behind Beaulieu’s Theater where the competition’s permanent staff works year-round. Eight of them are guests, professionals from the world of dance along with the […]

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Jury members 2018

The jury panel of the competition is composed of nine renowned personalities from the dance world. We are delighted to provide the candidates 2018 with a prestigious panel of dance professionals. Their voluntary work is extremely appreciated and ensures the reputation and success of the international competition. The jury of this edition is made up […]

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The Prix’s focus on dance education, By Anaya Bobst

“The repertoire in every company is so varied now and you have to be able to switch from one to the other and you hope that students (…) learn how to do that” – Shelly Power, Artistic Director and CEO of the Prix de Lausanne. Educating students to become as versatile as possible is one […]

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