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Finalists 2024

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02 Feb 2024

Announcement of the 2024 Prix de Lausanne Finalists!

Today, during the Selections of the Prix de Lausanne 2024, 86 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, composed of renowned personalities of the field and presided this year by Dame Darcey Bussell, has selected 20 Finalists of the Prix de Lausanne 2024:

106 HUANG Crystal United States 15.3 yo
111 DOBRIN Nali Romania 15.5 yo
122 LEE Wongyeom South Korea 16.6 yo
123 PARK E-Eun South Korea 16.6 yo
201 DOS SANTOS SILVA João Pedro Brazil 15.2 yo
207 TOSHIDA Taichi Japon 15.8 yo
211 WEBER Léo France 16.10 yo
212 ZHANG Desihan P.R. China 16.10 yo
302 STEELE Natalie United States 17.2 yo
307 KIM Jioh South Korea 17.7 yo
313 DAY Ruby Australia 17.10 yo
315 KOBAYASHI Airi Japan 18.4 yo
317 LIVELLARA VIDART Paloma Argentina 18.5 yo
318 KANG Yujeong South Korea 18.7 yo
407 SCHILLACI Giuseppe Italy 17.6 yo
408 WILLEY Carson United States 17.6 yo
411 BLIGHT Jenson Australia 17.7 yo
415 LIMA SANTOS Martinho Portugal 17.11 yo
417 FEDELE-MALARD Juliann France 18.1 yo
431 HORI Takafumi Japan 18.11 yo

The 20 selected candidates are from 11 different nationalities. The most represented ones are South Korea (4 candidates) and United States & Japan (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.

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