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International ballet competition
February 2nd - 9th, 2020
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020
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Partnership with the Grand Théâtre de Genève

Special offer at the Grand Théâtre de Genève! The Grand Théâtre de Genève (Place Neuve) presents The Sleeping Beauty by the Yacobson Ballet of St Petersburg from June 27th to 30th, 2019. At this occasion, we propose to our public a special discount of 20% on the purchase of full fare tickets (all categories. except “Carré or”) thanks to this code: 20BB […]

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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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Schools & companies chosen by the Prize Winners 2019

The 8 Prize Winners 2019 have chosen the school or company they will enter for the upcoming season! Discover their choice below:  1- BROWN Mackenzie – United States School chosen: the Académie Princesse Grace (Monaco) / Scholarship offered by the Fondation Caris – Jeune Espoir 2- FIGUEREDO Gabriel – Brazil Forfeited his apprenticeship as he has accepted a […]

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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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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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Partnership, Verbier Festival

The Prix de Lausanne is glad to collaborate with the Verbier Festival! The 25th anniversary of the Verbier Festival will take place from July 19th to August 5th, 2018. We propose an OFFER for the concert of August 3rd, 2018 in Verbier with LA CETRA BAROCKORCHESTER BASEL, Johannes KELLER (conductor) and Magdalena KOŽENÁ (mezzo-soprano). With Monteverdi, the history of western […]

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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 St. Petersburg for Prix de Lausanne 2019

We are proud to announce that the Prix de Lausanne will make a preselection in Russia at the occasion of the “Vaganova-Prix” Ballet Competition. This competition is directed by Nikolay Tsiskaridze, also Director of the Vaganova Ballet Academy, in St. Petersburg. The Russian competition will take place from October 14th to October 21st, 2018. Kathryn Bradney (Artistic & Executive […]

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