48th
International ballet competition
February 2nd - 9th, 2020
Next Finals: Saturday February 8th, 2020
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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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Prize Winners 2019

74 out of the 81 initially selected candidates have participated in the competition week and 21 of them reached the Finals that took place on Saturday in front of a full house at the Beaulieu Theater. At the end of the Finals, the jury, presided this year by the ballet star and Gold Medal of […]

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Crowdfunding campain 2019

Make a donation to support the two dancers who will be awarded the Audience Favourite Prizes! Why donate? Very often, a Prix de Lausanne Prize Winner must do his/her own crowdfunding campaign to be able to pay for the expenses to get to his/her partner school or company. Thanks to your help, the dream will much more easily come […]

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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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Prize Winners of the 46th edition

The Prix de Lausanne has once again attracted young and promising dancers from all over the world. 74 out of the 78 selected candidates, finally participated in the 46th edition. Yesterday, 21 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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Life Time Achievement Award 2018, Jean-Christophe Maillot

As part of the 46th edition, the Prix de Lausanne (PdL) wished to honour the work of the French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot for his devotion to the dance world. Prize Winner in 1977, several times member or President of the PdL’s jury, he is Choreographer-Director of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo since 1993. He will receive […]

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Two candidates already selected for Prix 2018

Congratulations to the two Chinese talented dancers – from the 4th Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition (IBCC) – who received a “Special Award” from Shelly Power (CEO and Artistic Director of Prix de Lausanne) last week in Beijing! They have been invited to participate in the next competition in Switzerland from January 28th to February 4th, […]

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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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The Friends of Prix de Lausanne visit Munich!

A group of 10 people from the Friends of Prix de Lausanne travelled to Munich on Wednesday to visit Prix de Lausanne Partners. They were warmly welcomed by the Ballett-Akademie (Hochschule für Musik und Theater München) and the Bayerisches Staatsballett at the Bayerische Staatsoper. In the morning the group met Jan Broeckx (Director of Ballett-Akademie) for a tour of his school and to […]

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Testimony from alumnus Harrison Lee

We asked the first Prize of the Prix 2015 – Harrison Lee – to share with us his feeling and mood after his scholarship year at the Royal Ballet School… Here is an extract of his testimony : Your support of me has been life changing. Prior to competing at the 43rd Prix De Lausanne I […]

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