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

Sumina Sasaki, a young Japanese ballerina, won the Émile Chouriet scholarship at the 47th Prix de Lausanne, in 2019. Following her success, the young lady had the chance to join the prestigious Royal Ballet School, in London. “I chose the Royal Ballet Company because it was the company of my dream. But it was a […]

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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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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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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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