Latin American Preselection

The Latin American Preselection 2023 will take place in Cordoba, Argentina, on September 30th and October 1st!.

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Finalists 2023

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03 Feb 2023

Announcement of the Finalists

Today, during the Selections of the Prix de Lausanne 2023,  82 candidates from all around the world have performed one classical variation and one contemporary variation on the stage of the Beaulieu Theatre, in Lausanne, in front of a large audience. The jury members observed the candidates in their classes and coaching sessions throughout the whole week before making their final choices at the end of the Selections.

The Jury, consisting of 10 of renowned dance professionals of our times and presided this year by Jean-Christophe Maillot, Choreographer-Director of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo and Prix de Lausanne 1977 Prize Winner, have selected the 22 Finalists of the 2023 Prix de Lausanne:

101 Alecsia Maria LAZARESCU Romania 15 years old
102 An SAITO Japan 15.1 years old
103 Sooha PARK South Korea 15.3 years old
114 Emily SPROUT Australia 16.2 years old
201 Keisuke MIYAZAKI Japan 15 years old
204 William GYVES United States 15.7 years old
206 Wendel VIEIRA TELES Brazil 15.9 years old
207 Millán DE BENITO Spain 15.11 years old
210 Fabrizzio ULLOA CORNEJO Mexico 16.1 years old
212 Alexander MOCKRISH Sweden 16.7 years old
309 Seehyun KIM South Korea 17.7 years old
310 Julie JOYNER United States 17.8 years old
314 Ana Luisa NEGRÃO Brazil 18.1 years old
317 Haruka TANABE Japan 18.8 years old
318 Soo Min KIM South Korea 18.9 years old
320 Sangwon PARK South Korea 18.11 years old
406 Davide DE PONTE Italy 17.6 years old
413 Giuseppe VENTURA Italy 18.1 years old
414 Frederick STUCKWISCH United States 18.1 years old
416 Kanata IJIMA Japan 18.2 years old
421 Amaury ZANETE PÉREZ Mexico 18.4 years old
423 Chun Hung YAN
P.R.China (Hong Kong)
18.10 years old

The 22 selected candidates are from 11 different nationalities. The most represented ones are Japan (4 candidates), South Korea (4 candidates) and United States (3 candidates).

The Finals will take place on Saturday, 4 February at 2.30pm (Swiss time). The livestream, provided by ARTE Concert, will be available on our website, Facebook page, and YouTube channel. The Prize Winners will be announced around 6pm.

11 Finalists will receive a scholarship and have the unique opportunity to choose among the most prominent schools and companies of ballet in the world.