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

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Schools and companies chosen by the 2015 Prix de Lausanne prize winners

The Prix de Lausanne is proud to announce in which of our Partner Schools or Companies the 2015 prize winners will accomplish their scholarship year: 1. Harrison Lee – Australia –  School chosen: Royal Ballet School – Scholarship offered by Fondation Leenards 2. Jisoo Park – South Korea – Company chosen: Stuttgart Ballet – Apprenticeship […]

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2015 Prize winners

2015 Prix de Lausanne 43rd annual international competition for young dancers February 2nd to 7th, 2015, at Beaulieu Theatre, in Lausanne. The Curtain has Fallen on the 43rd Edition of Prix de Lausanne Lausanne, February 7th, 2015. The Prix de Lausanne has yet again attracted young, promising dancers from all parts of the world. This […]

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2015 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 is honoured to welcome two prize winners, Karen Azatyan, Soloist of the Hamburg Ballet-John Neumeier, and Arsen Mehrabyan, Principal of the Royal Swedish Ballet, along […]

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Positano Premia la Danza Léonide Massine winners 2014

Three of our former prize winners won an award at the famous Pos­it­ano Premia la Danza Léonide Massine in Italy last Saturday. Chris­topher Wheel­don, Prix de Lausanne Prize winner in 1991 received the Cho­reo­grapher of the Year Prize. The prize as Dan­cer of the Year on the Inter­na­tional Scene went to Steven McRae, Prix de Lausanne […]

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Rainer Krenstetter

We love hearing good news from our former prizewinners! After 10 years spent at the Staatsballett Berlin in Germany, Rainer Krentstetter joins the Miami City Ballet as a principal dancer from this season on. Born in Austria, Rainer was training at the Ballet School der Wiener Staatsoper when he won a scholarship at the 1999 Prix de […]

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Mizuka Ueno, Prix de Lausanne prize winner in 1993

As part of the 150 Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and Japan, we are pleased to spotlight our former Japanese prize winners. Prize winner in 1993, Mizuka Ueno studied at the Academy de Danse Classique Princess Grace in Monaco and is currently principal at the Tokyo Ballet. This March, she danced with Matthew Golding […]

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Maria Kochetkova ’s advice to Prix candidates

“You have a great opportunity to take your talent to a new level, meet other dancers from different schools and backgrounds and work with some of the best teachers. I wish you the best of luck!” Maria Kochetkova ’s advice to Prix candidates

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Friedemann Vogel

Ahead of the first Preselection in Dresden this autumn, we have been catching up with Prix participants who have made a dancing career in Germany. To round off our series, here’s 1997 Prix winner and Stuttgart Ballet Principal Friedemann Vogel: Keeping Focus At the Princess Grace Academy of Classical Dance in Monte-Carlo, where I trained, […]

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Cinderella

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Yuriko Kajiya

Prix Prize Winner (2000) & ABT dancer Yuriko Kajiya on her favorite roles: “It is very hard to pick a favourite role. I look at each new role or choreography as a question. It is the pursuit of those questions through rehearsals and performances where I am able to grow as a dancer. Each new […]

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