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

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Bourse vaudoise de danse, and the winner is

Congratulations to Cassandre Verholen! She won the first “Bourse vaudoise de danse” organised by the Prix de Lausanne thanks to Retraites Populaires*. Cassandre is 15,5 years old and she is from Crassier (Vaud). She currently studies ballet at the Tanz Akademie Zürich. The scholarship has been attributed yesterday after an audition at the Arsenic, 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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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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Watch the World Ballet School Day

Today, we come together with 10 ballet schools around the world to share a message of solidarity in the inaugural World Ballet School Day. You will see the Prix de Lausanne 2020 Prize Winner Ava Arbuckle sharing her insights about the competition. Ava won a scholarship offered by the “Bourse Jeune Espoir” and the Best Young […]

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World Ballet School Day

On Tuesday July 7th, 2020, the Prix de Lausanne and 11 ballet schools around the world come together to share a message of solidarity in the inaugural World Ballet School Day. Connecting the next generation of young professional dance artists with young people from around the world, World Ballet School Day highlights the resilience, strength, dedication, […]

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Schools & companies chosen by the 2020 Prize Winners

The 8 Prize Winners 2020 have chosen the school or company they will enter for the upcoming season! Discover their choices below: 1- MASCIARI Marco – Italy Company chosen: the Royal Ballet / Apprenticeship offered by Oak Foundation 2- ARBUCKLE Ava – USA School chosen: John Cranko School / Scholarship offered by Bourse Jeune Espoir […]

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Win a watch!

  Our prestigious partner Emile Chouriet is lauching a prize draw competition to win one of their stunning watches! The competition is on now and will last over the whole Prix de Lausanne period. Everyone over 18 can participate and try to win a 850 CHF-worth watch. CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE  

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Nureyev Foundation workshops 2020

  Thanks to our partnership with the Nureyev Foundation, the candidates and the dancers of the Choreographic Project will benefit from two workshops during the week. Those two workshops will be given by professional dancer and yoga teacher Claire Cunningham. Claire Cunningham bio Claire developed her yoga and teaching practice across a twenty-five year career […]

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Interlude 2020

The Interlude will take place on Saturday February 8th during the intermission, after the Finals and before the Award ceremony. It will include performances by the Royal Ballet School as well as the creation from the Partner School Choreographic Project 2020. ROYAL BALLET SCHOOL   The Royal Ballet School will perform with 13 of their best dancers […]

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Networking Forum 2019

We are delighted to announce that at least 34 dancers – among the candidates of the Prix de Lausanne 2019 – confirmed that they have taken up an offer to pursue their training and career in one of our Partner School or Company thanks to the Networking Forum! The list of their positions, names and choices […]

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