And the winners are...

On Saturday, the 22 Finalists presented their variations on the Beaulieu stage. Discover the 11 Prize Winners among them!

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Jury 2023

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12 Dec 2022

For an extraordinary edition an exceptional jury! This year, on the occasion of the Prix de Lausanne’s 50-year anniversary, the jury panel will be composed of 10 world-renowned dance personalities. We thank them from the bottom of our hearts for donating their time to our competition, and we are looking forward to welcoming them to Lausanne.

The ten members of the jury 2023

Jean-Christophe Maillot – Jury President
Choreographer & Director, Ballets de Monte-Carlo
Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1977
Recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award 2018

Diana Vishneva – Jury Vice President
Artistic Director & Founder, International festival of contemporary choreography Context. Diana Vishneva
Prima ballerina, Mariinsky Ballet
Former Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre
Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1994 (Gold Medal)

Sylviane Bayard
Former Artistic Director, Deutsche Oper Ballett Berlin
Etoile, Stuttgart Ballet
Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1973

Julie Kent
Artistic Director, The Washington Ballet
Former Principal Dancer, American Ballet Theatre
Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1986 

Tetsuya Kumakawa
Artistic Director, K-Ballet Company
Former Principal, the Royal Ballet
Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1989 (Gold Medal)

Endalyn T. Outlaw
Dean of Dance, UNCSA School of Dance
Former Principal, Dance Theatre of Harlem

Melanie Person
Co-Director, The Ailey School

Christopher Powney
Artistic Director and CEO, The Royal Ballet School

Martin Schläpfer
Director & Chief Choreographer, Wiener Staatsballett
Artistic Director, Ballettakademie Wiener Staatsoper
Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1977

Christopher Wheeldon
Choreographer & Artistic associate, The Royal Ballet
Prize Winner, Prix de Lausanne 1991 (Gold Medal)

Join us for a Conversation with the Jury on Tuesday 31 January 2023 !

See you there!