48th
International ballet competition
February 2nd - 9th, 2020
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020
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New partners :)

The Prix de Lausanne is delighted to announce that the following schools and companies are now partners: Schools the École de Danse de l’Opéra National de Paris, France the Liaoning Ballet School, Shenyan, China the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway Companies the Liaoning Ballet of China, Shenyang the Tulsa Ballet, USA The Norwegian National […]

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Results of the Networking Forum 2017

We are delighted to announce that 42 dancers – among the candidates of the Prix de Lausanne 2017 – confirmed they have now taken up an offer to dance in a partner school or company thanks to the Networking Forum who took place at the end of the competition last year! The list of their […]

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Results of the preselection in Uruguay

The South American preselection for Prix de Lausanne 2018 took place last week (October 4th and 5th, 2017) at the Auditorio Nacional Sodre, Montevideo (Uruguay). We wish to thank our partner the Ballet Nacional Sodre for their help with the organization of this event. This year, 47 young dancers were candidates for this preselection. The […]

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Four candidates preselected at YAGP last April

We are proud to announce the names of the four young talented dancers from the Youth America Grand Prix who received a “Special Award” from Shelly Power (CEO and Artistic Director of Prix de Lausanne) last April in New York! They have been invited to register and participate in the next competition in Switzerland from January […]

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The Prix visits China!

The CEO and Artistic Director of Prix de Lausanne – Shelly Power – is in China these days for the Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition (IBCC). She is attending the classes and will give a special “Prix de Lausanne Award” to a candidate at the end of the competition. She has been welcomed there by Vice-chairperson […]

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The Prize winners 2017: their choices!

The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2017 Prize winner’s choices in terms of partner schools and companies of ballet : 1. Michele Esposito – Italy –  company chosen: Het Nationale Ballet, Junior Company – Apprenticeship offered by Adveq 2. Marina Fernandes da Costa Duarte – Brazil – company chosen: Bavarian State Ballet – “Corps de ballet” contract offered by Oak Foundation 3. Taisuke Nakao – Japan – school […]

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Prize winners 2017

The Prix de Lausanne has once again attracted young and promising dancers from all over the world. 67 out of the 74 selected candidates, finally participated in the 45th edition. Yesterday, 20 candidates were chosen at the selections to compete in the finals. 8 finalists were awarded a scholarship that provides them with the unique opportunity to choose among the […]

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2017 Interlude part II

The second part of the 2017 interlude is a collaboration between two Prix de Lausanne partner companies: the Royal Ballet and the Ballett Zürich. Two soloists, one from each company, will perform a “pas de deux” choreographed by Christian Spuck. LE GRAND PAS DE DEUX Choreography: Christian Spuck Music: Ouvertüre zur Oper “La gazza ladra” […]

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A conversation with John Neumeier

As part of the 45th edition, the Prix de Lausanne wished to honour the work of the choreographer John Neumeier. All of the contemporary variations offered to the students this year are exclusively his creations. For our many years of collaboration and his devotion to the education of young dancers, the Prix de Lausanne has […]

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2017 Interlude

During the jury deliberations on the finals, the audience can watch a short performance by former prize winners and dancers from our partner institutions. This year, the Prix de Lausanne has the great honor to welcome the National Youth Ballet of Germany (Bundesjugendballet) and its Artistic Director Kevin Haigen for the first part of the […]

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