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

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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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Schools and companies chosen by the 2016 prize winners

The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce the 2016 prize winner’s choices of Partner Schools and Companies : 1. Hang Yu – China –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Adveq 2. Madison Young – USA – Company chosen: Houston Ballet – Apprenticeship offered by Beau-Rivage Palace 3. Vincenzo Di Primo – Italy […]

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2016 Prize winners

44th annual international competition for young dancers February 1st to 6th, 2016, at Beaulieu Theatre, in Lausanne. The Curtain has Fallen on the 44th Edition of Prix de Lausanne Lausanne, February 6th, 2016. The Prix de Lausanne has yet again attracted young, promising dancers from all parts of the world. 67 of the 71 selected […]

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2016 Interlude

During the jury deliberations on the finals, the audience can watch a short performance by former prize winners or dancers from our Partner institutions. This year, the Prix de Lausanne has the great honour to welcome Diana Vishneva, 1994 Prix de Lausanne prize winner. Born in Leningrad, Diana Vishneva entered the Vaganova Academy of Russian […]

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Follow up on 2014 Prix de Lausanne prize winners

Now that they have finished their scholarship year won at the Prix de Lausanne, the 2014 prize winners share their future plans. Congratulations to all of them! Haruo Niyama used his Fondation Leenaards scholarship at the San Francisco Ballet School and will now join the San Francisco Ballet as an apprentice. Sae Maeda used her […]

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